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ASHRAE Announces Nominees for 2023-24 Slate of Officers and Directors

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  • 06 Feb 2023
  • Leadership
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Announces Nominees for 2023-24 Slate of Officers and Directors

Karen Buckley Washington
Senior Public Relations Specialist

ATLANTA (February 6, 2023) – ASHRAE is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2023-24 slate of officers and directors.

Nominations for officers and directors were made by the ASHRAE Nominating Committee from a list recommended by individual members and from Chapters Regional Conferences.

The 2023-24 nominees are as follows:


  • M. Dennis Knight, P.E., BEMP, Fellow Life Member ASHRAE


  • Bill McQuade, P.E., LEED AP, Fellow ASHRAE

Vice Presidents:

  • Billy Austin, P.E., BCxP, BEAP, BEMP, CHD, HBDP, HFDP, OPMP, Fellow ASHRAE
  • Ashish Rakheja
  • Wade Conlan, BCxP
  • Chandra Sekhar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE

Directors and Regional Chairs:

  • Scott Peach, P.E., FPE (Region VII)
  • Joe Sanders (Region VIII)
  • Jonathan Smith, P.E., CEM, LEED AP (Region IX)
  • Buzz Wright, P.E., FPE (Region X)
  • Mahroo Eftekhari (Region XIV)


  • Doug Cochrane, P.Eng., LEED AP
  • Corey Metzger, P.E.,
  • Heather Schopplein, P.E.

Alternate Director-at-Large:

  • Patrick Marks, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

 ASHRAE members will vote on the nominees via electronic ballot in May. Ginger Scoggins, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, will serve as ASHRAE President for the 2023-24 Society Year.

For more information on the 2023-24 slate of officers and directors, visit


Founded in 1894, ASHRAE is a global professional society committed to serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and their allied fields.

As an industry leader in research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE and its members are dedicated to promoting a healthy and sustainable built environment for all, through strategic partnerships with organizations in the HVAC&R community and across related industries.

The Society is showcasing integrated building solutions and sustainability in action through the opening of the ASHRAE Global Headquarters building in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.

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