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Officers

Meet Our Team

 
 

2017 - 2018 Officers

 

 
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President

Grant Carlton

Grant, from Perry County PA, is a senior Meteorology major at Millersville University minoring in Mathematics. In addition to AMS, Grant is involved in Weather Watch and Campus Weather Service as well as numerous music organizations at Millersville. He also can be found working as a Student Ambassador and an Orientation Leader for the University. One of his favorite experiences through our Meteorology program has been engaging in student research during SEAR-MAR and flying on the University of Wyoming King Air. Grant hopes to pursue a career in government, private sector, broadcast meteorology, or even education. He is excited for the 2017-18 year in AMS and is looking forward to all of the fun and incredible opportunities ahead for our students

 

GJCARLTO@millersville.edu / (717)-636-8469

 
 

 
 
 
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Vice President

Kaitlyn Goode

Kaitlyn is a junior majoring in Meteorology and Emergency Management at Millersville University. She is from Ridgway, PA where she spent most of her life being outdoors hiking, biking, camping, or kayaking. At Millersville, Kaitlyn spends most of her time studying in the library, participating in AMS events and activities, making a forecast for Campus Weather Service and spending time with friends. She is also a desk attendant and manager at the SMC Fitness Center on campus. Upon graduating Millersville, Kaitlyn would like to pursue a career in government and/or attend graduate school. She is already one step toward the goal by being apart of NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Class of 2018. Kaitlyn’s hobbies include traveling, hiking, shopping, crafting, and watching Netflix. Kaitlyn is very excited to be serving as the Vice President for the 2018-2019 year and can’t wait to start working on planning for PWAD.

kpgoode@millersville.edu

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Treasurer

Adam Weiner

Adam is a junior Meteorology major with minors in mathematics and environmental hazards and emergency management at Millersville University. He is originally from the town of Cranford in northeast New Jersey, but moved to Newark, Delaware in 2011. At Millersville, he is involved with the International Association of Emergency Managers chapter, the University Honors College, Campus Weather Service, and WxChallenge. Adam also enjoys working at the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center as a stage manager for various concerts and recitals. 

Adam's hobbies include piano, soccer, traveling, hiking, and hanging out with friends. His meteorological interests include severe weather forecasting and research, as well as society's perception and interpretation of weather forecasts. Adam is a Hollings Scholar with the class of 2018 and participated in the 2018 Undergraduate Leadership Workshop sponsored by the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, CO. He plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career at NOAA as a forecaster or researcher. Adam served as treasurer of the IAEM chapter last year and is very excited to bring his experience and expertise to serve the AMS chapter this year.

 

abweiner@millersville.edu

 
 

 
 
 
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Secretary

Nick Kriston

Hi, my name is Nick Kriston and I’m the secretary for the Millersville AMS Chapter. I was raised about seven miles west south west of Pottsville, PA. Some weather phenomena that interest me the most include blizzards, Mountain Meteorology, and severe weather. As a child, I’d sit looking out the French doors of my house waiting for the first snowflakes of an incoming storm to fall or I’d nag my dad to take me for a drive up the mountain to see if a cold November rain had transitioned to a wet heavy snow. Some hobbies of mine away from Meteorology include fishing, hunting, and powerlifting. After college, I wish to find a job in any field of Meteorology.

njkristo@millersville.edu

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Historian

Rhiannon Fleming

Hey there, my name is Rhiannon Fleming and I am a sophomore Meteorology major. I am excited to start this year as your AMS Historian. From my days as a Dauphin County 4-Her, I have experience as a club Historian and I am delighted to once again hold the office. Not only am I involved in AMS, I am part of the Space Weather subsect and a violist in the University orchestra. When I’m not cooped up in my room studying or watching science fiction television/movies, I’m in the woods taking pictures of nature or figuring out my next project to weave (on a loom) or sew. I hope to meet new faces and interact with current members of the AMS. Here’s to an exciting and new year!

rmflemin@millersville.edu

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Webmaster

Brian Rinaldi

Brian is a senior meteorology major with a minor in mathematics at Millersville University. He is from Olney, MD, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. At Millersville he is involved with the AMS chapter as well as with the Campus Weather Service and participating in the WxChallenge. Brian also spends his time working as a student technician with the University’s information technology department. His meteorological interests include severe weather research and forecasting as well as radar meteorology. Upon graduation, Brian plans to attend graduate school and to work in the field of severe weather at the National Weather Service. He enjoys hiking, hanging out at the beach, and watching and photographing summer storms.

bjrinald@millersville.edu

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Faculty Advisor

Dr. Richard Clark

BACKGROUND:
Ph.D. (Atmospheric Science) at University of Wyoming

COURSES TAUGHT:
ESCI 107 - The Atmosphere
ESCI 202 - The Earth in Space
ESCI 241 - Meteorology
ESCI 340 - Physical Meteorology
ESCI 341 - Atmospheric Thermodynamics
ESCI 440 - Space Weather and Environment
ESCI 446 - Statistical Meteorology
ESCI 447 - Meteorological Instrumentation
ESCI 448 - Boundary Layers and Turbulence

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Boundary layer meteorology, lower tropospheric dynamics, and aircraft related experimental meteorology.

richard.clark@millersville.edu