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Membership Advancements, December 2022

Membership Advancements, December 2022

The following members were approved for advancement to Full Member grade during November 2022:  

Name, ASHRAE Chapter  

Hariharan Venkatakrishnan, ASHRAE Mumbai 

Anthony H. Castelline, Boston

Travis G. Kistner, Central Illinois

Richard J. Tjaden, Central Illinois

Andrew Stotz, Columbus

Marius Balan, Ph.D., Danube



Fady Emil, Kuwait

Topiltzin Díaz, Mexico City 

Eric Scharff, Minnesota

Bradley D Aldag, Northeast Wisconsin

Georges Aoun, Region XIV-Other

Jonathan R. Assels, 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’.