Alumni Board


The Geography and Atmospheric Science Alumni Board stand in front of the Earth, Energy, and Environment Center

Alumni Board

The Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science Alumni Board is a mix of alumni from various years and disciplines. Dave Mechem, the departmental chair, and Jay T. Johnson, the associate departmental chair also participate. The board assists students and faculty with a variety of important initiatives.

The Geography and Atmospheric Science Alumni Board contributes in a variety of ways, including:

  • Host alumni gatherings to re-acquaint you with happenings at Lindley
  • Maintain a network of professionals that are available to advise/mentor students
  • Assist with internship opportunities
  • Support student travel to professional conferences and training
  • Support field camp
  • Support the improvement of Lindley Hall
  • And moreā€¦

Alumni Board

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  • Advisory Board Member
  • Aviation Meteorologist, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Master of Business Administration, Colorado State University, 2010 Bachelor of Science
  • Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas, 1998

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  • Alumni Board Member
  • Executive Director, Santa Cruz Works
  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Kansas, 2013
  • M.A., Geography, University of Kansas, 2007

Dan Rose
  • Advisory Board Member
  • BGS in Geography (with an emphasis in American Studies and Environmental Geography), University of Kansas, 2013 Geospatial Services Manager with the City of Columbia, MO

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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District
  • Bachelor of Science, Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas, 2007

Nathan Wendt
  • B.S. Psychology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (2006)
  • B.S. Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas (2013)
  • M.S. Atmospheric Science, University of Illinois (2015)