April 17th, 2012
Presenter: Bruce Thomas
Bruce currently serves as the 2012 President-Elect of the NWA and was Vice President and as a member of the NWA Executive Committee the previous year. He has served as a NWA councilor from 2007-2009 and has been actively working with the Membership and Marketing committee. He is a current member of the local Kansas City AMS/NWA joint chapter, having served as chapter President (2000) and VP/President (2005).
Professionally Bruce is Chief Meteorologist and National Spokesperson with Midland Radio Corporation in Kansas City, MO and has been in this position since 2004. Bruce was a Broadcast Meteorologist for KCTV CBS 5 in Kansas City from (1998- 2004) and with KCEN TV NBC 6 in Waco, Texas from (1990-1998). He started his broadcasting career in College Station, TX at KBTX TV CBS 3 from (1988-1990) while taking graduate classes in the School of Geosciences at Texas A&M University. Bruce earned a B.S. in Broadcast Meteorology from Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado (1984-1986) and attended Mississippi State University (1979-1983) studying Geosciences. Contact Bruce at firstname.lastname@example.org
January 17th, 2012
Presenter: Casanova Nurse
As a native of Tampa, Florida, Casanova Nurse is no stranger to the type of weather that requents the Gulf Coast. He earned his degree in geography at the Universit of South Florida, followed by his meteorology certification from Mississippi State University. After training at WTVT and WFLA in Tampa, he began working at ABC27HD in 2003 as a weekend meteorologist. He later manned the weekday morning shift for 3 years before accepting a weekend meteorologist pasition at KIAH-TV in Houston, TX in 2006. Two years later he returned to ABC27HD where he continues to work today.
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September 23rd, 2010
Presenter: Charlie Woodrum
(adopted from Oklahoma State Meteorology Club)
Mr. Charles “Charlie” Woodrum is a Journeyman Forecaster (General Meteorologist) with the National Weather Service (NWS) at the Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Pittsburgh, PA. Throughout the early part of his career, Woodrum has focused his efforts on outreach in the community, operational event case studies, implementing new technology, and the development of local emergency plans for hazardous weather. Woodrum has highly valued coordination and collaboration with fellow meteorologists, emergency management, and the public. Charlie attended Florida State University (FSU), earning a B.S. degree in Meteorology in 2008. During his undergraduate career, Woodrum maintained a work study as an observer for the campus weather station and coordinated a project to make FSU the first StormReady recognized school in Florida. He also served as President of the North Florida AMS during the period of 2007-2008. During his tenure, the organization achieved the National AMS Local Chapter of the Year honor. Woodrum first gained experience with the NWS as a volunteer with the WFO in Pittsburgh, PA in 2006. In 2007, Woodrum was selected for the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) with the WFO in Tallahassee, FL. As part of the SCEP program, Charlie was granted a non-competitive promotion to the WFO in Wilmington, OH as a Meteorologist Intern in 2008. Charlie was promoted to the WFO in Pittsburgh in September of 2009, becoming one of the youngest forecasters in the National Weather Service at age 23.