Meet the E-Board

President: Britney Truempy

Britney is a Senior majoring in meteorology with a minor in digital communication, information, and media. She loves gale force winds, cloud watching, long walks on the beach, and is an aspiring broadcast meteorologist

Vice President: Claudia Pukropski

Claudia is a senior meteorology major from South Jersey. She actively tries to be involved in school as much as possible through the meteorology club, weather watchers,  and spending time with friends. She is a lover of travelling, her dog,  and storm chasing. Post grad she hopes to obtain a job that is hands on with weather. 

Treasurer: Joseph Fogarty

Joey is a junior with a major in meteorology and a minor in both mathematics and environmental sciences. Although he is unsure of what he wants to do with weather, he knows he loves the mechanics and physics of how weather works. Outside of school, Joey loves to play keyboard and go to as many concerts and music festivals as he can.

Secretary:Valerie Thaler

Valerie is currently a junior majoring in meteorology and minoring in mathematics. She enjoys tracking severe weather and trying to convince her twin sister that climate change is real. In her free time, she likes to exercise, watch Criminal Minds, and tell people about how much she loves her nieces and nephews.

SEBS Governing Council Representative: Nicole Tallman 

Nicole is a senior meteorology major geology minor. She has been a part of the Meteorology club as well as WeatherWatchers for all 4 years she has been at Rutgers. Outside of meteorology club Nicole is also holds an executive board position in The Fraternity of Alpha Zeta and serves on the SEBS Governing Council. She loves lightning, volcanoes, archery, giving back to the community and the New York Giants!

Media Forecaster: Erin O'Neill

O’Neill, a sophomore at Rutgers , is the Media Forecaster of the Meteorology Club. In this position, she is responsible for submitting a four-day forecast to The Daily Targum Sunday through Thursday. When Erin is not writing forecasts for the Targum, she is studying to be a meteorologist and involved in various organizations on campus such as Delta Gamma Fraternity, RU-TV WeatherWatchers, and hopes to be more involved in the years to come. Before coming to college, Erin grew up in Hazlet, New Jersey with her two siblings and parents. She loved to go to the beach and be active. Growing up, she was always interested in the weather and severe storms. It led her to study it in college. Some fun facts about Erin are she was an Orientation Leader during Summer 2016 here at Rutgers, she does not eat any type of candy or chocolate, and  that she has an eternal love for ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, and Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza. 

AMS Coordinators: Alexa Trischler and Alexandra Skinner 

Alexa Trischler is a senior meteorology major and serves as one of the American Meteorological Society Coordinators for 2017. She has been a part of the club since her freshman year. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and spending as much time outside as possible! Also, she likes spending time with the weather squad!
Alexandra Skinner is a senior meteorology major. One of the AMS coordinators who has been involved with the club as well as WeatherWatcher for 4 years. Other hobbies include skiing, hiking, and keeping her head in the clouds.

March Photo Contest

March Photo Contest Winners

"So Long Old Man Winter"

1st place 
Alex Calamia : "Peace and Tranquility"
2nd place
Lenny Mendola : "A beautiful day in Killington, Vermont overlooking the snowy mountains after a foot of snow."

3rd place
Lenny Mendola: "A snowy scene looking across a bridge on Douglass campus." 

Photo Contest

Each Month the club holds a photo contest. Members can send in a photo, normally each month has a theme, and during the monthly club meeting, members will vote on their favorite photos. The winner walks away with a prize!

February Photo Contest

1st place – Alex Calamia
“A multi-colored cirrus cloud, the result of a perfectly placed circumzenithal arc in the evening sky. July 2015- NYC”

2nd place – Nicole Tallman
“A thunderstorm panorama”

3rd place – Claudia Pukropski
“Up above the clouds”

Quick Links

Here our some quick links to access different Rutgers Meteorology related academics and activities