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Member Advancements–February 2018

The following members were approved for advancement to Member grade during December 2017.



Dr. Yan Chen


Mr. Bungane Mehlomakulu


Mr. Donald P. Smith


Mr. John J. Currie


Mr. Todd A. Schmitt


Mr. Bradley S. Herbeck


Mr. Kent Beason

East Texas

Mr. Dereck Rowe


Dr. Nelson Fumo

East Texas

Mr. Petros Dalavouras


Mr. Thomas Yan

Golden Gate

Mr. Drew Williams


Mr. Clifford P. Swain

Northern Alberta

Mr. Todd C. Kwao-vovo

Central Pennsylvania

The requirements are that a Member have the equivalent of 12 Society-approved years of experience composed of an approved combination of: (1) completed education beyond high school; (2) work experience; and (3) professional engineering or related registration or license issued by a legally authorized body.
To advance from Associate to Member, you must update your ASHRAE bio online, and notify you have an updated bio and wish to be considered for grade advancement.
Tips for updating bios:
1. Log into by selecting ‘Join or Login’ in the upper right corner. Enter your email and password and select ‘Sign In’.
2. Select ‘My Account’ in the upper right corner of the homepage.
3. Select the ‘Biographical Information’ tab along the top tab options. Add all educational degrees, work history, and relevant professional licenses.
4. Confirm that your contact information is current by selecting ‘Contact Info’.