External Advisory Board

Current Members as of June 2020

Mission Statement:

The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science Advisory Board is a select group of representatives from government agencies, academia, and the private sector who will advise, assist and support the department in its efforts to continually improve the value and relevancy of its academic and research programs. The board will promote and facilitate effective communications between the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science and its many partners worldwide, and will serve as a forum where ideas can be exchanged and recommendations can be made.


Members 

Heather Archambault

  • Weather Analyst, Citadel, LLC
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Science - University at Albany
  • B.S., Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University

Andrea Bleistein

A. Bleistein Advisory Board

  • Board Chairperson
  • NWS Headquarters in the Office of Organizational Excellence 
  • 2004 B.S., Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University

Greg Forbes

Greg Forbes

  • The Weather Channel (TWC) 1999-2019
  • 1972, B.S., Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University

Sukyoung Lee

Sukyoung Lee

  • Professor of Meteorology, Penn State
  • John T. Ryan, Jr. Faculty Fellow in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Ph.D. Princeton University

Nels Shirer

Nels Shirer

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology
  • Associate Dean Emeritus for Education, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Ph.D. Penn State

Anne Thompson

Anne Thompson

  • Adjunct Professor of Meteorology
  • PhD, Physical Chemistry -- Bryn Mawr College 

Bernadette Woods Placky

Bernadette Woods Placky

  • Chief Meteorologist; Climate Matters Director, Climate Central Inc.
  • 1999 B.S., Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University