New AMS Initiatives for 2000 from Ron McPherson, Executive Director

New AMS Initiatives for 2000 from Ron McPherson, Executive Director from headquarters At the September 1999 meeting of the Executive 5) Atmospheric Policy Program Committee, I was requested to prepare a set of objec- • Spin up the program, including hiring staff. tives for 2000, to serve as a roadmap for the AMS staff • Conduct a summer colloquium for graduate stu- for their activities and as a yardstick for the Executive dents. Committee in evaluating our performance at the end • Initiate scholarly studies of at least two policy issues. of the year. The list that follows includes only new ini- • Organize the Presidential Policy Forum for the tiatives; it is expected that ongoing programs will be Annual Meeting in 2001. supported as usual. The Executive Committee ap- proved the list last autumn, and the Council endorsed 6) Public Information Program it at its 9 January 2000 meeting in Long Beach. It is • Generate at least 10 citations of Bulletin articles published here so that the members may be better in- in the media. formed as to AMS activities. • Produce a layman's brochure on the modern fore- cast process. 1) Bulletin • Develop a business plan to restructure the Bulle- 7) Education Program tin., according http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

New AMS Initiatives for 2000 from Ron McPherson, Executive Director

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477(2000)081<1067:FHNAIF>2.3.CO;2
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from headquarters At the September 1999 meeting of the Executive 5) Atmospheric Policy Program Committee, I was requested to prepare a set of objec- • Spin up the program, including hiring staff. tives for 2000, to serve as a roadmap for the AMS staff • Conduct a summer colloquium for graduate stu- for their activities and as a yardstick for the Executive dents. Committee in evaluating our performance at the end • Initiate scholarly studies of at least two policy issues. of the year. The list that follows includes only new ini- • Organize the Presidential Policy Forum for the tiatives; it is expected that ongoing programs will be Annual Meeting in 2001. supported as usual. The Executive Committee ap- proved the list last autumn, and the Council endorsed 6) Public Information Program it at its 9 January 2000 meeting in Long Beach. It is • Generate at least 10 citations of Bulletin articles published here so that the members may be better in- in the media. formed as to AMS activities. • Produce a layman's brochure on the modern fore- cast process. 1) Bulletin • Develop a business plan to restructure the Bulle- 7) Education Program tin., according

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: May 1, 2000

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