Cyprus Section Chartered
Holding the new Cyprus Section banner is Section president Polyvios Eleftheriou (left) and Bassam Elassaad, Sub Region B chair. Members of the new section flank them.
By Bassam Elassaad, Sub Region B chair
STROVOLOS, Cyprus—A chartering ceremony for the Cyprus
section was held this spring on April 26 in Strovolos, Cyprus’ second largest
city. Eighteen members and invitees attended including the mayor of Strovolos,
Dr. Lazaros Savvides, and the former mayor as well, as the chair of the Cypriot
mechanical engineers association, Eliza Vasiliou. Among the attendees was Paris
Lenas, an ASHRAE Fellow and the member who first began work to form a chapter
in the 1990s.