Thomas Guinn is an Associate Professor of Meteorology and the Coordinator for both the B.S. in Meteorology and B.S. in Operational Meteorology programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He joined the Embry-Riddle faculty in 2008 after completing a 22-year career in the U.S. Air Force, which included assignments as an operational weather officer, staff weather officer, research meteorologist, climatologist and Commander of the 1st Weather Squadron. Dr. Lanicci received a B.S. in Meteorology from Iowa State University; M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University, through Air Force Institute of Technology sponsorship. Dr. Guinn has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in aviation meteorology as well as undergraduate courses in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology, dynamic meteorology and numerical weather prediction. His research interests include aviation meteorology to include the pedagogy of aviation weather education, as well as tropical cyclone dynamics. Dr. Guinn serves on the American Meteorological Society’s Board on Higher Education.