Amos Dodson is a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana. He leads the local decision support services team, dedicated to intensive engagement with the emergency management community. He also serves on the decision support services team for the Central Region of the National Weather Service. Amos has participated in dozens of exercises and leads several initiatives designed to strengthen relationships between local National Weather Service offices and the emergency management community. His goal is a Weather Ready Nation, achieved, in part, by working with emergency managers to better prepare for weather, water, and climate events that threaten lives and livelihoods.