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Local Chapter Affairs Committee

What We Do

The focus of the Local Chapter Affairs Committee (LCAC) is to promote and foster AMS Local Chapters. Our Committee is comprised of the diversity that is the American Meteorological Society, and we seek ways to inspire and empower members and leaders of the AMS Local Chapters so they may connect and engage their communities.

Duties Include:

  • Supporting Local Chapters
  • Serving as liaisons for local chapters to national AMS
  • Chapter of the Year voting
  • Hosting and the Poster Competition and Officer Breakfast and Town Hall at Annual AMS Meeting
  • Maintaining and planning officer activities and discussions the AMS Local Chapter Facebook page
  • Holding three meetings throughout the year and a fourth during the Annual AMS Meeting
  • Discussing any other updates from local chapters and/or National AMS. 
  • Promoting local chapter postings in the Local Chapter Affairs newsletter and Chapters in Action section of BAMS
  • Sharing resources with local chapters
  • Ensuring all local chapters are active

Meet the Local Chapter Affairs Committee

Current Local Chapter Affairs Committee Contact Information

LCAC Webinar Series

Sharing Resources and Ideas for Local Chapters

In Fall 2019, the LCAC started a webinar series to help connect local chapters with resources throughout the AMS. Take a look back at these incredible presentation!

Tips and Tricks from Local Chapters for Local Chapters - Asheville (Regular COY), Ohio University (Student COY), West Central Florida (Regular Honor Roll), University of California -Irvine (Student Honor Roll) 

Effective Engagement with Local Policymakers - Andy Miller

Top Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills - David Schultz and Bogdan Antonescu

The History of the AMS - Sophie Mankins 

The Local Chapter Affairs Committee welcomes questions, comments, and suggestions about AMS local chapters. Please contact:

Katelyn Angland
AMS Headquarters Local Chapter Contact
45 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108-3693
(617) 226-3928