Meeting Minutes

From Meeting on January 16, 2019:

Hey Met Club,

If you missed the meeting on Wednesday, here is what we covered:


Upcoming Events

  • Weather Wednesday (Storm Damage Services) - January 23 @ 5:30 pm
  • Bowling Night - January 29 @ 8:00 pm
  • Meeting & Weather Wednesday (FedEx MET) - February 13 @ 5:30 pm
  • Meeting - March 6 @ 5:30 pm
  • Weather Wednesday (TBA) - March 13 @ 5:30 pm
  • Meeting - April 17 @ 5:30 pm

Constitution Proposal

  • In order to assure that the club remains a nationally recognized chapter, we propose the following to the constitution:
    • “The President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer must obtain membership in the national organizations of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.”
  • Voting will begin this week
  • All votes must be emailed to the club advisor, Andrew Murray (amurray@southalabama.edu)
  • PLEASE VOTE

Officer Nominations

  • Nominations will open for the 2019-2020 school year in February at our 2nd meeting
  • Voting opens after the March meeting
  • New officers announced in April

SeCAPS

  • Register for SeCAPS: https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/earthsci/meteorology/secaps/registration.html
  • It is a meteorology conference on campus
  • You can present research as a student
  • NEED VOLUNTEERS: On Friday, January 25, we need a few volunteers to help stuff brochures in the Coastal Weather Research Center at 1:30 pm
  • You can get one point towards your met club point total if you volunteer
  • Also, if you have a t-shirt design, please email it to the club

Outreach

  • Email Rebekah Cheatham (rc1527@jagmail.southalabama.edu) if you are interested in talking to local schools about meteorology

South Serves

  • New program that students can use to find and log volunteer opportunities in the community
  • https://southserves.southalabama.edu/
  • Login info is the same as your JagMail/USAonline account
  • Generates a volunteer resume with how many hours/monetary impact that your volunteer experience had
  • A good way to get recommendation letters from the agencies

MC Cleanups

  • February 7
  • February 28
  • Need a minimum of 10 students
  • If you attend BOTH, you will get a free Met Club t-shirt
  • We usually meet at the loading dock in the Mitchell center around 8:30 pm
  • Consists of picking up trash and sweeping after basketball games
  • It is a fundraiser for the club

T-shirt Designs

  • If you have a design, please email to the club by January 31
  • Intramurals
  • Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Inner tube Water Polo
    • email club if you are interested in any of these sports – remember, club pays team registration fee for members
  • Dodge Ball tournament on February 14

Scholarships

Upcoming Conferences

 

Thanks,

Caitlin Ford

USA Meteorology Club Secretary