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45 BEACON DIVERSITY AND BALANCE IN THE AMS GOVERNANCE he AM S is governed ballot process, please contact through the volunteers Melissa Weston (617-227-2426, Telected by its members. ext. 250, or mweston@amet- The AMS Council, led by the soc.org) so that a paper ballot AMS president, makes all ma- can be sent to you. jor decisions of the Society and In his book, The Wisdom sets the direction, goals, and of Crowds (which I highly rec- objectives for the organization. ommend), James Surowiecki Participating in the elections to shows that obtaining wise those who will serve choose decisions from a relatively small the Society in this way is an group can be best achieved if important responsibility of all that group includes individuals voting members of the Society who bring differing points of This fall, w e have some impor- view and experiences to the Fig. I. Distribution of AMS voting mem- tant changes in the election discussion. My experience with bers by employmen t sector based on the process through which AMS e AMS Council and many th 200 5 Membership Survey. (Members members will choose the next other committees and boards identified as working in nonprofit orga- president-elect and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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DIVERSITY AND BALANCE IN THE AMS GOVERNANCE he AM S is governed ballot process, please contact through the volunteers Melissa Weston (617-227-2426, Telected by its members. ext. 250, or mweston@amet- The AMS Council, led by the soc.org) so that a paper ballot AMS president, makes all ma- can be sent to you. jor decisions of the Society and In his book, The Wisdom sets the direction, goals, and of Crowds (which I highly rec- objectives for the organization. ommend), James Surowiecki Participating in the elections to shows that obtaining wise those who will serve choose decisions from a relatively small the Society in this way is an group can be best achieved if important responsibility of all that group includes individuals voting members of the Society who bring differing points of This fall, w e have some impor- view and experiences to the Fig. I. Distribution of AMS voting mem- tant changes in the election discussion. My experience with bers by employmen t sector based on the process through which AMS e AMS Council and many th 200 5 Membership Survey. (Members members will choose the next other committees and boards identified as working in nonprofit orga- president-elect and

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Aug 1, 2008

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