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Member Advancements, February 2023

Membership Advancements, February 2023

The following members were approved for advancement to Full Member grade during January 2023:  

Name, ASHRAE Chapter  

Stewart L. Boling, Atlanta

Ali R. Rahbar, Atlanta

Carmen Downey, Boston

Lucas Rowe, Boston

William Ryan Tonnsen, Greenville


Wai Hung, Rosa Lo, Hong Kong

Witt Parrish, Nashville

Kandasamy Nareshkumar, National Capital

Huanan Shen, New York City

Mario Jr Labain Buhali, Philippines 

Joao Vasco Alves Costa, Portugal 

Nuno Soares, Portugal 

Antonio Joao Sousa, Portugal

William DNetto, Southern Alberta 

Mehrdad Zabihi, Southern Alberta 

The requirements are that a Full Member have the equivalent of twelve (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 Full 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:  

Log into by selecting ‘Join or Login’ in the upper right corner. Enter your email and password and select ‘Sign In’.  

Select ‘My Account’ in the upper right corner of the homepage.  

Select the ‘Biographical Information’ tab along the top tab options. Add all educational degrees, work history, and relevant professional licenses.  

Confirm that your contact information is current by selecting ‘Contact Info’.