WKU Meteorology News:
of the AMS/NWA
The WKU student chapter of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association was originally established as an AMS chapter only in 2007. In 2012 the chapter began a joint chapter of both the AMS & the NWA. The chapter serves as the meteorological professional organization on campus. The chapter holds monthly meetings and have had NWS employees and Dr. Durkee to come speak to students. Recent activities for the chapter have included attending the AMS annual meeting in Austin, TX, participating in Relay for Life, & volunteering with the NWS Nashville at the Nashville Severe Weather Awareness Day and even a bowling night. The chapter has also made visits to the NWS offices in Louisville and Nashville.
- President: Tara Wagoner
- Vice-President: Emily Yates
- Secretary: Ryan Difani
- Co-Treasurers: Chris Johnson, Brian Urbancic
- Public Relations: Will Paschall
- Advisor: Dr. Josh Durkee
Recent activities have included attending the 2013 AMS annual meeting in Austin, TX where several presented research, volunteering/attending the 2013 Nashville Severe Weather Awareness Day. Last fall the chapter raised money for and participated in the WKU Relay for Life event and more recently the chapter successfully hosted the first ever student run Weather Camp which was for ages 10 -14.