AMS Election Information

Voting for the 2021 AMS President-Elect (President in 2022) and Council is now open. The elected leaders of AMS are charged with advancing AMS’s goals in the areas of weather, water and climate. We value and appreciate your vote. The last day to vote is 11 November 2020.

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The AMS Nominating Committee welcomes recommendations from the membership of candidates for President-Elect and Council each year. Please send recommendations to the Nominating Committee by the end of December and are in the form of a 1-page letter describing the proposed candidate’s background and qualifications.

 

2021 President-Elect Candidates

Richard Clark
Richard Clark

We come away from our centennial celebration a community with a shared vision of Building Within, Reaching Beyond, with renewed purpose and vigor, poised to confront the challenges that demand our attention as scientists, citizens, and members of the AMS. ...

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Julie Winkler
Julie Winkler

Professional societies are an essential component of a discipline’s infrastructure. They represent and promote a discipline in ways not possible by individuals or by academic, governmental, or private sector entities. Professional societies are facing new challenges as they operate in an environment undergoing rapid change...

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2021 Candidates for Council

Academic Sector

Shuyi Chen
Shuyi Chen

As AMS has moved into its second century, we face new challenges of growing societal needs for accurate and diverse weather information in a rapid changing climate. ...

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Efi Foufoula-Georgiou
Efi Foufoula-Georgiou

AMS is the premier scientific organization dedicated to advancing the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services - all for the benefit of society. ...

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Andrea Lang
Andrea Lang

This year, we have witnessed the varied, and sometime inequitable, ways that science proficiency and competency impact our society...

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Government Sector

Linnea Avallone
Linnea Avallone

The American Meteorological Society is facing challenges that threaten its ability to promote an open, inclusive, collaborative environment for exchange of ideas and conduct of research...

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Mark DeMaria
Mark DeMaria

The AMS membership spans a range of sub-disciplines, from theoretical research to broadcasting. Rapid changes in technology, work environments and new services...

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James Hansen
James Hansen

If elected as Council member, my focus will be on utilizing the tools and structure of the Council to better align the science, enthusiasm, and talent of the AMS community...

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Private Sector

Joan Alexander
Joan Alexander

It is difficult to compose a statement describing plans for the future during this COVID-19 pandemic. A gradual return to “normal” is likely to lead to quite a new type of normal...

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Paul Gross
Paul Gross

If you are reading this, then I applaud you: reviewing the candidates’ biographies and statements shows that you care about your Society...

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Peter Neilley
Peter Neilley

The American Meteorological Society has a long and rich history in curating the atmospheric sciences through activities deeply rooted in the core principals of the scientific process...

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