Terms of Reference

The purpose of this Board is to stimulate activity on matters pertaining to the practice of private sector meteorology by individuals and keep the Commission advised of these actions; to provide consultation to the Commission on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise and other AMS Boards and Committees on such matters; to keep abreast of current practices and trends in the private sector; to serve as a resource for the career development of individuals engaged in the private sector, including mentoring of individuals interested in working in or with the private sector and enhancing the AMS Corporate Directory as a quality career development resource; to encourage professional development by individuals in the private sector; and to nominate annually recipients for the Society’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advance of Applied Meteorology. To consist of eight members (including one student member), with two or three appointed each year, each for a term of three years.