2022 Councilors

Academic Sector

Belay Demoz
Belay Demoz

he AMS has a long history of change starting from its segregated 1900s – by becoming a scientifically more diverse professional organization and a place of opportunity and connection to budding future...

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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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Mohan Ramamurthy
Mohan Ramamurthy

For more than a century, the American Meteorological Society has been a pioneer in advancing the atmospheric and related sciences. As our science and society evolve, it is imperative that we...

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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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James Doyle
James Doyle

For over a century, the AMS has been at the nexus of our atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences community. In this era of rapid scientific change and technological advancements, we need...

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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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Pam Emch
Pam Emch

In 2003 I attended the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium.  The combination of science and policy at that event was invigorating and is representative of the phenomenal opportunities that AMS provides...

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Jason Samenow
Jason Samenow

As I’ve observed presentations regarding priorities for weather and climate enterprise over the years, much discussion has focused on the importance of bringing research into operations. That’s...

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