Service

I believe we all have a duty to not only further our own careers but also to foster the advancement of our entire profession and promote strong, healthy relationships between all members of the weather enterprise.  These beliefs have led me to service at the local, national, and international levels.  I am grateful for these opportunities to contribute to the greater good.

My service activities over the past few years include the following,

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Planning Commission, 2015-present (Commissioner, 2017-present)

European Severe Storms Laboratory (ESSL) Advisory Council, 2017-present

UCAR President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations (PACUR), 2010-2016 (Chair, 2013-2016)

National Academy of Sciences Committee on Advancing Social and Behavioral Science Research and Application within the Weather Enterprise, 2016-present

Editor, Monthly Weather Review, 2015-2016 (Silver Star in 2015)

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Governance Task Group (GTG), 2012-present

UCAR President Search Committee, 2015-2016

AMS Science and Technology Activities Commission (STAC) Mesoscale Committee, 2012-present

University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Advisory Board, 2013-present

AMS Beacon, 2012-present

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Councilor, 2013-2016

AMS Ad-hoc Committee on Statements, 2013-2014

NCAR Observing Facilities Assessment Panel (OFAP), Co-Chair for several meetings, 2010-2014

PACUR subcommittee for non-core proposal review, 2012-2014

Invited Reviewer, National Research Council (NRC) Review of the NSF AGS Draft Goals and Objectives Document, 2014

Invited Participant, NRC Workshop to Review NSF AGS Goals and Objectives, 2014

Program Committee for the 2013 European Conference on Severe Storms, 2012-2013

AMS Battan Book Award K-12 Selection Committee, 2012-2013

AMS Board on Women and Minorities, 2010-2013

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Director Search Committee, 2013

Scientific Consultant for Giant Screen Films IMAX movie Tornado Alley and accompanying educational material, 2011-2012

Organizing Committee for the Weather Ready Nation Research Agenda workshop, Birmingham, AL, April 2012

AMS Annual Meeting Oversight Committee (AMOC), 2009-2012

Invited Briefer, U.S. Congress Natural Hazards Caucus, 2011

National Science Foundation (NSF) external review panel for the NCAR Research Applications Laboratory (RAL), 2011

Invited Participant, NCEP/NSF Weather Ready Nation workshop, 2011

VORTEX2 Steering Committee Member, 2003-2010

UCAR review panel for the National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Aviation Weather Center (AWC) and Storm Prediction Center (SPC), 2008-2010

Scientific Consultant and featured scientist for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry permanent display Science Storms, 2009

Invited participant, NAS BASC Summer Study workshop on “Progress and Priorities of U.S. Weather Research and Research-to-Operations Activities,” 2009