LETTER FROM HEADQUARTERS GOO D (GOVERNMENT ) RELATIONS? hen I was a graduate student in meteorology fessor from many years ago is pervasive; indeed, it at the University of Texas in the early 1960s, continues to persist, not only with respect to our sci- a professor I much admired told me, and I ences and services, but across science and technology. quote: "N o honest scientist would ever dirty his hands That is wh y w e took the extra step and established with policy." As a fairly impressionable Ph.D. candidate, a formal Government Relations Program in Decem- I didn't make any definitive judgments at the time. But ber 2001. Bringing together the intellectual resources as I matured in the profession, I came to conclude that of a number of staff at AMS, and drawing upon the he was absolutely wrong. elected leadership of the Society, the Government For scientists today, isolation from policy is no Relations Program monitors legislation of interest on longer—if ever it was—a n option. W e can choose only Capitol Hill, educates congressional staff on legislative and budgetary issues, and offers the expertise of the between being haphazardly dragged along by the policy process,
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Feb 1, 2004
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