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Next AMS Chapter Meeting: 2/27/14

  • Speakers:
    • Dr. Nelson Lee, SMSgt, TXANG, Superintendent, 111th Weather Flight, Texas Air National Guard, Ellington Field, Houston, TX
  • Topic: "Limited Data Forecasting in a Disaster Situation - How do we do our jobs when the computers go down"
  • Times:
    • Dinner: 6:00 pm
    • AMS Meeting: 7:00 pm
  • Location: Rudy's BBQ (map)
    • 21361 Gulf Freeway, Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: 281-338-0462

Speaker Information:

Dr. Nelson Lee

Dr. Nelson Lee is the superintendent of the 111th Weather Flight, Texas Air National Guard. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M in 1996; his Masters of Divinity and Theology (in Systematic Theology) from Liberty University in 2000 and His Doctorate of Theology (in Ante-Nicene Polemics) from Southern Seminary in 2002, graduating Summa Cum Lade. He is also a 1992 honor graduate of the Air Force Forecasting Course. As the superintendent of the 111th Weather Flight, Dr. Lee oversees all meteorological training for the 111th Weather Flight and manages its day to day operations. His field of specialty is limited data forecasting and tropical meteorology.

He has received numerous awards during his 27 years in the Air Force, including the Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force and Army Commendations, Humanitarian Medal and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with Gold Frame. He was twice named the SrNCO of the Quarter and once the SrNCO of the year. He was the recipient of the Yates Award for “Best Overall Forecasting” in the Air Force in 1996 and also received the “Lucy-Speer” award for best “Target Forecasting” that same year. He has been a member of numerous task forces and disaster responses, working directly for U.S. Northern Command and the Department of Homeland Security.

Dr. Lee resides in Angleton, Texas with his wife, Vanessa, and his three children David, Jacob and Ava. He loves to hunt, fish and tend his garden. He is also an amateur beekeeper.

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