Speaker Date Topic
Amy Pennock Oct 08, 2020
Seminole County School System
Seminole County School System

Amy Pennock, a mom and a community leader, has a long career of working with community organizations and businesses to improve their finances.

As the owner of Pennock Consulting Group, Amy works for companies across the country, providing outsourced Chief Financial Officer services. Prior to forming her small business in 2011, Amy held senior financial management positions in healthcare and construction, including Controller at Cathcart Contracting, Administrative Services Director at Florida Department of Health, and Assistant Controller at Osceola Regional Medical Center. 

Dr Keith Seitter Oct 15, 2020
Key Aspects of Climate Change

Dr. Keith L. Seitter was named Executive Director of the American Meteorological Society in September 2004. He has served as Deputy Executive Director of the Society since 1999.

Seitter joined the AMS in the early 1990s as Assistant to the Executive Director in the role of leading the Society’s publications department. His primary job was to improve the efficiency of the Society’s journal production process and prepare for the eventual transition of the journals to electronic delivery, at a time when the Internet was just beginning to flourish. Today, all of the AMS's prestigious journals are available online.

As Deputy Director, Seitter was involved in all aspects of the Society’s programs including moving the many AMS Specialty and Annual Meeting toward electronic submission and dissemination of author’s materials, implementing the recommendations from the 10-Year Vision Study, and continuing working with the publications department.

Before joining the AMS, Seitter was on the faculty at the University of Lowell, now University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He earned his undergraduate degree in meteorology at the Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago. A native of Marion, Ohio, Seitter had a postdoctoral appointment at the Air Force Geophysical Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base before moving to the University of Lowell.

Seitter is a Fellow of the AMS and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. He is also a member of many other societies and organizations in the sciences and scholarly publishing and serves on a number of advisory boards. He has given numerous invited lectures and published a number of papers in AMS and other scientific and publishing journals.

The AMS, founded in 1919, is the nation's leading professional society for those involved in the atmospheric and related sciences. With more than 13,000 members, the Society promotes the development and dissemination of information on atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences through scientific journals, conferences, and public education programs across the country.


Drew Hultgren Nov 05, 2020
Developing a Passion for International Service
Developing a Passion for International Service

Drew Hultgren has been a Rotarian for about 22 years.  He was previously a member of the Rotary Club of St. Cloud (Minnesota), a club with nearly 150 members.  There, he was a Past President, a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of the District 5950 Global Grants Committee.  Drew's Rotary highlights include attending the International Convention in Bangkok, Thailand in 2012, and traveling to the Dominican Republic on 8 different service project trips with his fellow Rotarians.

Drew has been an attorney for 30 years, including 4 years as an Army JAG attorney.  He was the senior partner of a law firm in central Minnesota until last year when he gave that up to become a missionary.  He is now the Associate General Counsel for Wycliffe Bible Translators in Orlando.  As a side-gig, he also manages Bible translation projects in the Russian Federation.  

Drew has been married to his wife, Karla, for 31 years.  They have 3 adult children, a son who is a Captain in the Army in Hawaii, a daughter who is a registered nurse in Ohio, and another son who is in college in Minnesota.