Why should you join the local or national chapters of the AMS? Find out the benefits below!Local Benefits
ISU AMS Meeting
12/3 at 7:00pm - 3140 Agronomy Hall
Other events may be found
on the Event Calendar.
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ISU AMS Meeting Minutes
August 28, 2007
-Join the ISU Chapter of the AMS, only $10, pay cash or check made payable to ISU AMS and give to Bree Sullivan in map room.
-Benefits of being in the ISU AMS:
-Increase involvement in meteorology program
-Getting to know upperclassmen which can give guidance
-Listening to invited speakers from TV. Stations, NWS, ect.
-Tours of the NWS and TV. stations
-Joining the National AMS is only $15
-Benefits of being a member of the National AMS:
-Getting a monthly journal BAMS to keep up on your meteorology
-if interested in becoming a member visit www.iowa-nwa.com
responsible for the Severe Storms and Doppler Conference in April, members
get discounted rates to an awesome conference
-Aug. 30th, 11am to 4pm at Lied Recreational Center
-Need help with set up
(9:30am) and tear down, if interested contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org
-Sept. 15th, 9:45 ? 11:15am
-Members of our chapter
go give a talk to ninth grade students to get them interested in meteorology.
If interested in helping, email email@example.com
-Current balance: $1750.07
-Voted on chapter dues: Motioned: $10, and seconded
dues are $10 for the entire year
-Some ideas for fundraisers
are selling calendars with weather scenes. If have any neat weather
pics be sure to let us know! Also if have any other fundraiser ideas
-looking for a group of members to make upgrades to the machine (new paint job, ect.)
-This machine is the most valuable school talk tool we have. Kids are fascinated by it and it gets a lot of attention, so it is important that it looks as nice as it works.
-ISU is up for Storm
Ready renewal this year. As an act of community outreach we will
be helping identify the best shelter locations in some of the buildings
on campus helping to make Iowa State University Storm Ready.
-Make sure to give your
classes to Chris Schaffer at academic.isuams so people with the same
classes can work together and work for better grades.
-Intramurals start soon! If didn?t sign up at meeting send social.isuams an email
Flag Football, Sand Volleyball
-Department Picnic: Thursday
Aug. 30th, at Inis Grove Park. Grab a bite to eat and
talk with all of you favorite professors before the football game! Food
served at 5:30 and it?s free!!
-register for the AMS Forums to have access to up to date discussions around the department including topics like class help, storm chasing, Cys Eyes and general meteorology questions.
Cys Eyes on the Skies
-Sign up to work on the production of Cys Eyes.
-Great experience for broadcasting and much more!
-Can either do green screen work or work behind the scenes with cameras, ect.
Jason Patton or Justin Schultz to sign up.
-ISU AMS has apparel orders that will be taken later on in the semester. Previous items sold include: shirts, long and short sleeve, coats and sweatshirts.
-Work almost complete on clubfest poster, stop by if you can!
If you have any pics that
you want included in a meteorology collage email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Serves as the voice of the underclassmen
-Nominations: Matt Hoffman, Andy Mair, Justin Schultz and Amanda Bakely.
will be accepted until Sept. 4th, 2007
-Local contest: run by Jon Hobbs, free of charge. Contest between students here at ISU. To sign up go to http://www.meteor.iastate.edu/ams/AFC/.
-Wx Challenge forecasting contest. Costs $5. Contest between forecasters in the entire U.S. To sign up go to http://www.meteor.iastate.edu/ams/wxchallenge/