Sheyenne Kirkland was named Symposium Chair for the 18th annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium, by the executive board, at the general chapter meeting on September 17.
Kirkland is currently a junior at Mississippi State University from Hewitt, TX. Additionally, she is an intern with Nashville Severe Weather and has been a member of the chapter since her freshmen year.
By taking on this role, Kirkland also joins the executive board of the chapter through April 2020.
The committee heads for the 18th annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium were also announced Tuesday Afternoon.
President Alex Forbes said at the meeting on Tuesday afternoon, " We had a record number of applicants this year and we feel this line up will make one of the best symposiums yet."
He later added, "We have already begun the planning process and hope to have initial details for Symposium shortly."
The Southeast Severe Storms Symposium is the southeast's largest weather conference hosted annually in Starkville, Mississippi by the East Mississippi Chapter of the NWA and AMS.