February 22, 2018 Meeting

February 22, 2018 Meeting

The fourth meeting of the 2017-2018 year took place at the Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in French Camp.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The fourth meeting of the 2017-2018 AMS/NWA chapter occurred on February 22, 2018 at the Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in French Camp, MS. This was a joint chapter meeting between the Central MS Chapter and the East Mississippi Student Chapter with students from Mississippi State University. The meeting was called to order at 7:25pm by President Eric Carpenter.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin took note of the number present. There were eight attendees from the Central Mississippi Chapter(and family) and seven from the East Mississippi Chapter.

Minutes Approval
Given the field trip nature of this meeting, there was no review of minutes nor was there a treasury report. However, money was given to the chapter to cover individual admission cost to the observatory.

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January 25, 2018 Meeting

The third meeting of the 2017-2018 year took place at the National Weather Service in Jackson.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The third meeting of the 2017-2018 AMS/NWA chapter occurred on January 25, 2018 at the National Weather Service office in Flowood, MS. The meeting was called to order at 7:05pm by President Eric Carpenter.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin took a list of people present, which totaled 17 people.

Minutes Approval
Minutes were summarized by Recording Secretary Joanne Culin.

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October 24, 2017 Meeting

The second meeting of the 2017-2018 year took place at the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The second meeting of the 2017-2018 AMS/NWA chapter occurred on October 24, 2017. Members met at the NWS Jackson office and carpooled to the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. The meeting was never officially called to order as we jumped right into the tour.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin took a list of people present, which totaled 12 people.

Minutes Approval
Minutes were not summarized in order to move forward with the tour.

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September 25, 2017 Meeting

The first meeting of the 2017-2018 year took place at the National Weather Service Jackson Weather Forecast Office.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The first meeting of the 2017-2018 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 7:17pm by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the National Weather Service operations floor in Flowood, MS.

Rolls
A sign in sheet was passed around and 24 people were present for the meeting.

Minutes Approval
Minutes were very briefly mentioned but not discussed at length since it was the first meeting of the year.

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April 27, 2017 Meeting

The seventh meeting of the 2016-2017 year took place at the Mississippi Department of Transportation traffic management center in Jackson, MS.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The seventh meeting of the 2016-2017 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 1:10pm by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the Mississippi Department of Transportation in Jackson, MS.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin recorded those in attendance, with ten people present.

Minutes Approval
Given the meeting location and topic, minutes were not summarized and no other chapter business was discussed.

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March 28, 2017 Meeting

The sixth meeting of the 2016-2017 year took place at the National Weather Service Jackson office. Chapter member and NWS Jackson SOO Chad Entremont was the speaker.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The sixth meeting of the 2016-2017 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 7:07pm by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the National Weather Service office in Flowood.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin recorded those in attendance, with 13 people present. An attendance sheet was passed around that indicated when dues were last collected for each person, or if their membership had lapsed.

Minutes Approval
Minutes from the January meeting were summarized by Recording Secretary Joanne Culin.

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Chapter Designated a “Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador”

NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

The Central Mississippi Chapter of the NWA and AMS was accepted into the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program today. The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events.

As a part of the Weather-Ready Nation partnership, the Central Mississippi Chapter of the NWA and AMS will commit to working with NOAA to help strengthen national resilience against extreme weather. More information about the program can be found on the web: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/.

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January 30, 2017 Meeting

The fifth meeting of the 2016-2017 year took place at the National Weather Service Jackson office.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The fifth meeting of the 2016-2017 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 11:08am by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the National Weather Service office in Flowood.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin recorded those in attendance, with 15 people present. An attendance sheet was passed around that indicated when dues were last collected for each person, or if their membership had lapsed.

Minutes Approval
Minutes from the October meeting were summarized by Recording Secretary Joanne Culin.

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December 6, 2016 Meeting

The fourth meeting of the 2016-2017 year took place at the National Weather Service Jackson office. NWS Jackson meteorologist Shannon Hefferan was the speaker.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The fourth meeting of the 2016-2017 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 7:07pm by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the National Weather Service office in Flowood.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin recorded those in attendance, with twelve people present.

Minutes Approval
Minutes from the October meeting were summarized by Recording Secretary Joanne Culin.

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November 18, 2016 Meeting

November 2016 Meeting

The third meeting of the 2016-2017 year took place at the National Weather Service Jackson office.

Meeting Minutes

Call to Order
The third meeting of the 2016-2017 AMS/NWA chapter was called to order at 12:18pm by NWA President Eric Carpenter. The meeting was held at the National Weather Service office in Flowood.

Rolls
Recording Secretary Joanne Culin passed around a sign in sheet. Nineteen people were present.

Minutes Approval
Minutes from the October meeting were summarized by Recording Secretary Joanne Culin.

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