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Member Advancements, September 2019

Membership Advancement

The following members were approved for advancement to Member grade during August 2019.

Name, Chapter

Gerald W. Laumann, III, Baltimore

Jeffrey G. Whitelaw, Atlanta

Kehinde Olatunde Adebara, ASHRAE Nigeria

Henry W. Johnstone, Tucson

Patrick J. Oleary, P.E., Tucson

David D. Nicholson, Tucson

Mehrad Sadrisabet, P.E., Tucson

Scott J. Dees, Mississippi

Stacey K. Chan, New Mexico

Kinan Y. Fahs Sr., Qatar Oryx

Kyle Heberly, Nebraska

David Poetting, Iowa

Matt D. Mason, P.E., Atlanta

Lingshi Wang, East Tennessee

Abigail Brophy, Nebraska

Andrew Babler, Northeast Wisconsin

Christopher John Hofland, Hamilton

Vince Sage, Oregon

Kohta Ueno, Boston

Maayan Karl BenNaim, San Jose

Tim Reinking, Philadelphia

Sean P. Hughes, Philadelphia

Paul A. Bauman, Nebraska

Ching Y. Wung, Taiwan

Jeremy Snyder, Fort Worth

Thomas A. Grammer, Jr, Fort Worth

Ashleigh Brown, Central Illinois

Paul H. Hallowell, Oregon

The requirements are that a Member have the equivalent of 12 Society-approved years of experience composed of an approved combination of:

  • completed education beyond high school;
  • work experience; and
  • 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.’