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ASHRAE installs new officers and directors

Thomas H Phoenix is new President

| | Aug 14, 2014 | 3:44 pm
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Thomas H Phoenix is new President

ASHRAE has announced in an official communiqué that it has installed new officers and directors for 2014-15 at its Annual Meeting held in Seattle from June 28-July 2.

ASHRAE informed that the new President is Thomas H Phoenix, PE, Fellow ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment and Building Energy Modeling Professional, Principal and Vice President, Moser Mayer Phoenix Associates, Greensboro, North Carolina. “People, Passion, Performance” is reportedly his presidential theme.

Elaborating on this, Phoenix said: “People, passion and performance are three things that come to mind when I think about ASHRAE. Thanks to our 53,000 members around the globe, ASHRAE is building a worldwide best practices network of innovative people and successful technologies to serve the built environment community. Our membership also has great passion – I see that in how much time and dedication our people give to helping write standards, develop research, guide in policy and procedure, etc. Together, our people plus their passion ensures performance – whether that’s improving the performance of our great Society or improving the performance of building stock around the world.”

ASHRAE gave the following details about other officers installed for a one-year term:

  • President-Elect: T David Underwood, P Eng, Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, ASHRAE-Certified Commissioning Process Management Professional, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
  • Treasurer: Timothy G Wentz, PE, Fellow ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified High Performance Building Design Professional, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  • Vice President: Darryl K Boyce, P Eng, Fellow ASHRAE, Assistant Vice President (Facilities Management and Planning), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Vice President: Charles “Chuck” E Gulledge III, PE, Member, ASHRAE-Certified High Performance Building Design Professional, Senior Mechanical Engineer, AC Corporation, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
  • Vice President: Bjarne W Olesen, PhD, Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • Vice President: James K Vallort, Fellow ASHRAE, Senior Vice President, Environmental Systems Design, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Directors installed to serve a three-year term from 2014-2017 are:

  • Region VII Director and Region Chair: Larry J Fisher, Founder, ECT Services, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Region VIII Director and Regional Chair: William K Klock, PE, Vice President, EEA Consulting Engineers, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Region IX Director and Regional Chair: Blake E Ellis, PE, Principal, Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  • Region X Director and Regional Chair: Karine Leblanc, Sales Engineer, US Air Conditioning Distributors, City of Industry, California, USA
  • Region-at-Large: Farooq Mehboob, PE, Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, Owner, S Mehboob and Co, Consulting Engineers, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Director-at-Large: Mark W Fly, PE, Fellow ASHRAE, Director of Engineering and Government Affairs, AAON, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Director-at-Large: Daniel Int-Hout III, Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, Chief Engineer, Krueger, Richardson, Texas, USA
  • Director-at-Large: Mick Schwedler, PE, Manager, Applications Engineering, Trane, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA

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