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Membership Advancements, April 2024

Membership Advancements, April 2024 

From Insights, April 2024 


The following members were approved for advancement to Member grade during March 2024. 




Carla Drager 


Mr Marcus Vinícius Simioni 


Mr Mason Thomas Kropp 

San Jose 

Mr Gregory Avina-Rodriguez 


Steven M Tiernan 

Central Florida 

Ms Berenice Saucedo 

El Paso 

Miss Mengjia Tang 


Mr Matthew Giubin 

Region XIII-Other 

Mr Bernardo Vaghetti Baldasso 

South Brazil 

Mr Mario Henrique Canale Eng 

South Brazil 

Mrs Robin Graves 


Mr Liu Liu 

New York City 

Matthew Piscopo 

New York City 

Ms Lauren MacGowens 

National Capital 



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

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

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

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