Randall Bass has over 30 years of experience in operational weather forecasting, weather research and weather forensics in the military, government and private sectors. He has broad knowledge and experience in aviation, expert and fact witness testimony, severe weather, space weather and atmospheric processes. Additionally, as a now-retired Air Force Weather Officer, Randall spent many years in the Intelligence Community working weather support and systems engineering issues. A key strength is his ability to translate highly scientific information into easy-to-understand terms.
Randall earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from North Carolina State University and a Master’s Degree in Meteorology from Texas A&M University. He is an active member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), the National Weather Association and various local AMS chapters. He obtained the Certified Consulting Meteorologist designation from AMS in 2014.
The Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation is issued by the American Meteorological Society to highly qualified meteorologists providing research and services of weather information to a wide variety of users. It's granted only to those who demonstrate a broad background in meteorology together with detailed knowledge in a particular field of specialization. CCM's are experts in the application of weather information to a host of practical challenges. Certification provides users of a CCM’s meteorological services greater confidence in the quality and reliability of the products or services they receive.
Specialties include: Weather Forensics, Expert Witness Testimony, Applied Meteorology, Operational Meteorology, Weather Forecasting, Meteorological Research, Aviation Meteorology, Satellite Meteorology, Environmental Assessment, Space Weather, Program Management, Business Development, Capture Management, and Systems Engineering.