2018 AMS Elections

Voting for the 2019 AMS President-Elect (President in 2020) and Council will open to all AMS full members* on 1 August 2018. 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 deadline to vote is 7 November 2018.

2019 President-Elect Candidates

Anjuli Bamzai
Anjuli Bamzai

It is a great honor and privilege to be a candidate for the AMS President. With its goals at the nexus of science and policy in service of society, AMS is poised to make major headway on the grand challenge of our times, the future thrivability of life on our planet. As your President, I would work with the AMS...

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Council Candidates

Academic Sector

Rong Fu
Rong Fu

When I started my career decades ago, my research was purely an academic endeavor. Today, living in the American West, I, along with millions of Americas who call this region home, have experienced...

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Government Sector

DaNa Carlis
DaNa Carlis

I still remember taking my first Atmospheric Science course in 2000 at Howard University, and thinking to myself how practical but impactful weather information can be for communities. I do not...

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Michelle Mainelli
Michelle Mainelli

We are in year three since the pandemic started - the landscape to advance our science, bring our community together, and conduct outreach changed significantly.  I have witnessed incredible resilience...

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Private Sector

Rebecca DePodwin
Rebecca DePodwin

As a disaster preparedness and risk communication-focused meteorologist, the potential growth areas I see for AMS are mental health focus, cross-sector collaboration, and early career membership retention...

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Erin Coughlan de Perez*
Erin Coughlan de Perez

Erin Coughlan de Perez is the Dignitas Associate Professor at Tufts University, at the Feinstein International Center of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Erin bridges...

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*Full members include: members, members with student privileges, members from countries with developing economies, and early career members