represented in hiring and promotion actions. She will also develop outreach programs for colleges and universities. Locally, she is planning to develop an Editor's note: The June Bulletin (Bull. Amer. Me- agreement with the Prince George's County school teor. Soc., 76, 1060-1061), which covered events system for NESDIS to be a partner in education from the 75th Annual Meeting, contained a column throughout the country. entitled "Gifts and Comments from Foreign Societ- Jackson previously ies." Included in the column were comments from served with the Office foreign meteorological society representatives who of Satellite Data Pro- attended AMS's diamond anniversary celebration in Dallas, Texas. Portions of their comments, along with cessing and Distribu- tion. Last fall she re- ceived an Adminis- trator's Award for out- standing work in pro- moting opportunities and programs for mi- norities in the National Oceanic and Atmo- spheric Administration (NOAA), parent agency to NESDIS. Jackson has been a mainstay promoting NOAA pro- Nina Jackson grams at schools throughout Washing- ton, D.C. She also coordinated a Saturday Academy Program, which gave 200 minority children an oppor- tunity to meet and talk with NOAA scientists. Her new Paul Mason (left), outgoing president of the Royal Meteorological Society, and Warren M. Washington, AMS past-president, at the 75th position underscores NOAA's commitment toward a Annual Meeting. diversified workforce. Jackson received a B.S. degree in mathematics from Claflin College in 1978 and a certificate in meteo- photographs, were printed. Comments from the Royal rology from the University of Wisconsin—Madison in Meteorological Society were inadvertently omitted. 1979. The Bulletin staff hopes that no inconveniences have been caused by this oversight. Comments from Paul Mason, outgoing president of the Royal Meteorologi- cal Society, appear in the following. "Whilst the RMS (Royal Meteorological Society) is a somewhat older society we recognize and appreci- ate with gratitude the pioneering role which AMS has played in the development of Meteorology, in particu- lar in fostering professionalism in both the science and its applications. I will not seek to detail these achieve- ments but, as the best form of flattery, I can admit that in recent years the RMS has sought to emulate a number of AMS initiatives. On a personal note, I was delighted as outgoing RMS president to represent our society in Dallas. Beyond the most enjoyable celebrations, the meeting Editor's note: The Bulletin was itself typified the breadth, scope and standards of your not published in August from society." 1938 to 1957, inclusive. 1482 Vol. 76, No. 8, August 1995
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Aug 1, 1995
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