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2013 – 2014 ASHRAE Board of Directors

President William "Bill" P. Bahnfleth, Ph.D., P.E.
President-Elect Thomas H. Phoenix, P.E. 
Treasurer T. David Underwood, P.Eng. 
Vice President Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng.
Vice President Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D. 
Vice President Daniel C. Pettway
Vice President Thomas E. Werkema
Secretary Jeff H. Littleton

Regional Directors and Directors-at-Large

July 2011 to June 2014
Jeff W. Gatlin, P.E. (VII)
John. L. Harrod, P.E. (VIII)
Richard J. Bowman (IX)
Michael T. Burgess, P.E. (X)
Ashok. K. Virmani (RAL)
Roberto R. Aguilo, P.E.*
Patricia T. Graef, P.E.*
Stephen D. Kennedy*


July 2012 to June 2015
Joseph L. Furman (I)
Isabelle Lavoie, P.Eng. (II)
Paul E. Petrilli. P.E. (III)
Kevin L. Marple (XI)
Charles H. Culp III, Ph.D.*
Kirk T. Mescher, P.E.*
Dennis J. Wessel, P.E.*

July 2013 to June 2016
M. Ginger Scoggins, P.E. (IV)
Richard A. Zbin (V)
Mark F. Miller (VI)
Jennifer A. Isenbeck, P.E. (XII)
Edward K.C. Tsui (XIII)
K. William “Bill” Dean, P.E.*
Julia A. Keen, Ph.D., P.E.*
Ben A. Leppard, P.E.*




Executive Vice President:
Jeff H. Littleton

Executive Assistant to Board of Directors:
Mary Townsend

Director of Government Affairs:
Douglas E. Read

Manager, Government Affairs-Federal:
Mark Ames

Manager, Government Affairs-State & Local:
Jim Scarborough

Manager, Communications:
Jodi Scott

Comptroller/Director of Administrative Services:
Cindy M. Simmons

Manager, Accounting:
Annmarie S. Wilhoit

Manager/Accounting Systems Analyst:
Candice Richards

Manager, Human Resources:
Sharon Priebe, PHR

Publisher/Director of Publications and Education:
W. Stephen Comstock

Associate Publisher, ASHRAE Media Sales:
Greg Martin

Editor, ASHRAE Journal:
Fred P. Turner

Certfication Manager:
Tim Kline

Manager, Professional Development:
Karen Murray

Editor/Group Manager, Handbook & Special Publications:
Mark Owen

Group Manager, Publishing Services & Electronic Communications:
David Soltis

Manager, Electronic Communications & Applications:
Joslyn Ratcliff

Manager, Inventory and Subscriptions:
Kimberly Gates

Director of Member Services:
Joyce Abrams

Manager, Region Activities:
Vickie Grant

Manager, Membership & Customer Service:
Daniel Gurley

Manager, Chapter Programs:
Rosy Douglas

Manager, Conference Services:
Judy Marshall

Manager, Conference Programs:
Anthony Giometti

Manager, Fundraising:
Patricia A. Adelmann

Director of Technology:
Claire B. Ramspeck

Sr. Manager, Research & Technical Services:
Michael R. Vaughn, P.E.

Manager, Standards:
Stephanie C. Reiniche

Manager, Special Projects:
Lilas Pratt

Assistant Manager of Specialty Conferences & ASHRAE Learning Center:
Tracy Keller

Manager, Foundation:
Margaret Smith


ASHRAE Councils & Committees

Committees Reporting To The Board of Directors
BOD ExO = ex officio Board of Directors, CO = coordinating officer, DAL = director-at-large, RAL = Region-at-Large,
NVM = nonvoting member, Cons=consultant, SLI = staff liaison

Advocacy Committee
Thomas H. Phoenix, Chm/Pres-Elect
T David Underwood,, VChm/Treasurer
Drury B Crawley, PhD
William E Dietrich
Cesar Luis D L Lim
Ross D Montgomery, PE
Scott E. Wayland
James E Wolf
Douglas E. Read, SLI

Finance Committee
T David Underwood, P. Eng, Chm/CO
Hugh F. Crowther
T. Randall Jones
R Lee Millies, Jr
Daniel C Pettway
Wayne R Reedy
Timothy G. Wentz
Thomas E. Werkema, Jr.
Cindy M. Simmons, SLI

Nominating Committee
Ronald E Jarnagin, Chm
Thomas E Watson, VChm
Russell J Stuber (I)
Douglas C Cochrane (II)
Julian R De Bullet (III)
Caroline C. Calloway (IV)
Frederick W. Betz (V)
Mark C. Hegberg (VI)
Michael R. Bilderbeck (VII)
Kenneth M Fulk (VIII)
D Larry Simmon (IX)
Donald L Brandt (X)
Norman Grusnick (XI)
Daniel R. Rogers (XII)
Sunny C. L. Tan (XIII)
Mohammed B Anbari (RAL)
Hugh F Crowther (II)
Arthur Giesler (VIII)
David E. Knebel (VIII)
Garry N Myers (I)
Ira G Poston (IV)
Richard M Rose (IX)
Boggarm S Setty (III)
Martha G VanGeem (VI)
Mary D. Townsend, SLI

Planning Committee
Sheila J. Hayter, Chm
Hugh F Crowther, VChm
Daniel C Pettway, Mbr VP
Dennis J Wessel, Mbr DAL
M Ginger Scoggins, Mbr DAL
Constantinos A Balaras
Darryl K Boyce
Walid Chakroun
Matt C Rowe
Edward Ka Cheung Tsui
Timothy G Wentz
Ben A Leppard, Jr, Cons.
Bjarne W. Olesen., CO
Jeff H. Littleton, EVP
W. Stephen Comstock
Mary D. Townsend, SLI

President-Elect Advisory
Thomas H. Phoenix, Chm/CO
T David Underwood, VChm
Roberto R. Aguilo
Charles H. Culp III
K William Dean
Patricia T. Graef
Julia A Keen
Stephen D. Kennedy
Ben A Leppard, Jr
Kirk T. Mescher
Dennis J. Wessel
Jennifer A Isenbeck, ExO
Mark F Miller, ExO
M Ginger Scoggins, ExO
Edward Ka Cheung Tsui, ExO
Richard A Zbin, ExO
Mary D. Townsend, SLI

Society Rules Committee
Steven T. Bushby, Chm
Kirk T Mescher, VChm
Michael J. Brandemuehl
Charles H. Culp III
Arthur L. Giesler
Charles E Gulledge, III
Patricia T Graef, Cons.
Darryl K Boyce, CO
Mary D. Townsend, SLI


Members Council & Committees Reporting to Council

Members Council & Committees Reporting to Council
BOD ExO = ex officio Board of Directors, CO = coordinating officer, DAL = director-at-large, RAL = Region-at-Large,
NVM = nonvoting member, Cons = consultant, SLI = staff liaison

Members Council
Thomas H. Phoenix, Chm/Pres-Elect
Mr T David Underwood,, VChm/Treasurer
Mark F Miller, Mbr DAL
Richard A Zbin, Mbr/DAL
Roberto R Aguilo, Mbr/DAL
Charles H Culp III, Mbr/DAL
K William Dean, Mbr/DAL
Kirk T Mescher, Mbr/DAL
Joseph L. Furman (I)
Isabelle Lavoie (II)
Paul E. Petrilli (III)
George W Austin, Jr (IV)
R. Lee Millies, Jr. (V)
Tina M. Brueckner (VI)
Jeff W. Gatlin (VII)
John L. Harrod (VIII)
Richard J. Bowman (IX)
Michael T. Burgess (X)
Kevin L. Marple (XI)
Suzanne LeViseur (XII)
Dominador "Jojo" Castro, Jr (XIII)
Ashok K. Virmani (RAL)

Nonvoting Members:
Jeff Clarke
Julian R De Bullet
Douglas David Fick
Farooq Mehboob
Elbert G Phillips
Monte G Troutman
Bo A Twumasi
Douglas F Zentz
Joyce Abrams, SLI

Committees Reporting to Members Council:

Chapter Technology Transfer Committee
Farooq Mehboob, Chm
Corey B Metzger, VChm
Robert J Laneve, VChm
Alexander Weiss (I)
Chris S Fudge (II)
Stephen A Piccolo (III)
Harris M. Sheinman (IV)
James A Arnold (V)
M Maggie Moninski (VI)
Michael P Cooper (VII)
Thursten D Simonsen (VIII)
Jay D. Cederberg (IX)
Gerald D. Hartford, Jr. (X)
Leslie A. Jonsson (XI)
John P. Pennington (XII)
Ching Loon Ong (XIII)
Farhan Adil Mehboob (RAL)
Scott E. Wayland, Mbr/Program Coord.
Andrew L. Cochrane, Mbr/Comm. Coord.
Donald A. Siller, Cons/Refrigeration
R. Christopher Mathis, Cons/Energy
John T. Dieckmann, Cons/Technology
Kirk T Mescher, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Rosy Douglas, SLI

Conferences and Expositions Committee
Monte G. Troutman, Chm
Wade H Conlan, VChm
Pamela L. Androff
Chris A Balbach
Walid Chakroun
David E. Claridge
Douglas C. Cochrane
Jon J. Cohen
Charlie D Curlin, Jr
Daniel E. Fisher
Kevin B. Gallen
Andrea J Gregg
Yunho Hwang
Thomas H. Kuehn
Jennifer E Leach
James F Liston, Jr
Carol E Marriott
Sarah E. Maston
Michael J. McDermott
Robert A Neely
Joel C Primeau
Leon Shapiro
Jeffrey K Smith
Jeffrey D. Spitler
Samir R. Traboulsi
Andrea Zarour
Mohammad H Hosni, Cons. Spec. Conf.
K William Dean, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Anthony Giometti, SLI

Honors and Awards Committee
Julian de Bullet, Chm
Essam E. Khalil, VChm
William J. Coad
Victor W. Goldschmidt
Charles E Henck
William W Malphus
George E Menzies
J Thomas Sobieski
Wei Sun
Renison W. Tisdale, Jr.
Terry E. Townsend
C Brian Wandling, Cons
Roberto R Aguilo, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Rosy Douglas, SLI

Membership Promotion Committee
Douglas D. Fick, Chm
Bryan M Holcomb, VChm
Steven C Sill (I)
Michael Khaw (II)
Gary C. Debes (III)
Drayton P. Stott (IV)
Ted Kussow (V)
Benjamin A. Skelton (VI)
Kenneth A. Rhoden (VII)
Ian L Bost, (VIII)
Michelle L Swanson (IX)
Devin A. Abellon (X)
Bruce C Dobbs (XI)
Jason Z. Alphonso (XII)
Wei-Dong Wang (XIII)
Dimitrios A. Charalambopoulos (RAL)
Randy C Schrecengost, Cons.
Richard A Zbin, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Daniel Gurley, SLI

Research Promotion Committee
Jeff Clarke, Chm
Daniel R Rogers, VChm
Darcy A Carbone, VChm
John A. Rieke, VChm
Christopher G. Phelan (I)
Daryl E. Somers (II)
Sherry A. Abbott-Adkins (III)
Katherine Leinfelder Newton (IV)
Derek A. Crowe (V)
Craig R. Johnson (VI)
John K Sealy (VII)
Paul J Alexander (VIII)
Scott A. Martin (IX)
Tiffany Bates (X)
Ryan M. MacGillivray (XI)
Teddy S Hansen, Sr (XII)
Cheng Wee Leong (XIII)
Sudhir K. Sinha (RAL)
Ray P Sieber, Cons
Kirk T Mescher, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Patricia A. Adelmann, SLI

Student Activities Committee
Douglas F Zentz, Chm
Francis Lacharite, VChm
Ralph W Draper (I)
Robyn Ellis (II)
Stephanie J Mages (III)
Peggy J. Fritz (IV)
Russell K. Marcks (V)
Jason A. Atkisson (VI)
Grant B. Page (VII)
William P Simpson (VIII)
Kevin L. Ainsworth (IX)
Joseph A. Chin (X)
Stefan Lidington (XI)
Florentino R. Rodriguez, Sr. (XII)
Sam C.M. Hui (XIII)
Hassan Ali Sultan (RAL)
David B. Meredith, Accred Rep/ABET BOD
Amir Karimi, Accred Rep/ABET EAC
Larraine A. Kapka, Accred Rep/ABET TAC
Charles H Culp III, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Justin Ledford, SLI 

Young Engineers in ASHRAE Committee
Bo A Twumasi, Chm
Megan Tosh, VChm
Frank Rivera (I)
Aaron R. Smith (II)
Christopher G. Albright (III)
Michael M. Collarin (IV)
Roxanne M. Scott (V)
William Mak (VI)
Chris M. Gray (VII)
Caleb Haynes (VIII)
Jake Kopocis (IX)
Cynthia L. Hyatt (X)
Kyle W. Hasenkox (XI)
Jeanne M. Duce (XII)
Dennis L. Alejandro (XIII)
Aakash A. Patel (RAL)
Bryan M Holcomb, Liaison/MP
Francis Lacharite, Liaison/SA
Carrie R Kelty, Cons.
Charles H Culp III, BOD ExO
Thomas H Phoenix, CO
Rhiannon Loomis, SLI


Publishing and Education Council & Committees Reporting to Council

Publishing and Education Council & Committees Reporting to Council
BOD ExO = ex officio Board of Directors, CO = coordinating officer, DAL = director-at-large, RAL = Region-at-Large,
NVM = nonvoting member, Cons=consultant, SLI = staff liaison

Publishing and Education Council
Daniel C Pettway, Chm/VP
Darryl K Boyce, VChm/VP
Patricia T Graef, Mbr/DAL
Dennis J Wessel, Mbr/DAL
Jennifer A Isenbeck, Mbr/DAL
M Ginger Scoggins, Mbr/DAL
Amy B Musser, Past Cert.
Arthur D Hallstrom, Past Elec. Comm.
Kenneth M Fulk, Past Handbook
Filza H Walters, Past Prof Dev
Kimball E Ferguson, Past Publications
Walid Chakroun
T Randall Jones

Nonvoting Members:
David Arnold
George W. Austin, Jr.
Hassan M Bagheri
Michael R Brambley
Daniel J Dettmers
Richard B Hayter
Pamela M. Immekus
Cameron R Labunski
Hugh D McMillan, III
Spencer Morasch
Matt Nelson
Darin W Nutter
Michael A Pouchak
Ashish Rakheja
W. Stephen Comstock, SLI

Committees Reporting to
Publishing and Education Council:

Certification Committee
George W Austin, Jr, Chm
Matt Nelson, VChm
William K. Klock
Cameron R Labunski,
Chee S. Ow
Richard M Rose
Shanta L. Tucker
Patricia T Graef, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Tim Kline, SLI

Electronic Communications Committee
Spencer Morasch, Chm
Michael A Pouchak, VChm
Robert Coleman
Steven L Faulkner
Michael A. Galler
Karine Leblanc
Vikram Murthy
John H Nix, II
Robert Thomas Pollard
Roderic S Potter
Patricia T Graef, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Joslyn Ratcliff, SLI

Handbook Committee
Hassan M. Bagheri, Chm
Daniel J Dettmers, VChm
M Ginger Scoggins, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Mark Owen, SLI
Subcommittee for 2017 Fundamentals Handbook
David P Yuill, Subcommittee Chm
Bass Abushakra
Larry W Akers
Van D Baxter
Sheila J Hayter
Ramesh P Paranjpey
Subcommittee for 2016 Systems & Equipment Handbook
Forrest S. Yount, Subcommittee Chm
Annette Dwyer
Nicolas Lemire
Paul A. Lindahl, Jr.
Patrick C. Marks
Michael P. Patton

Subcommittee for 2015 Applications Handbook
Christopher J. Ahne, Subcommittee Chm
Paula A. Hernandez
Sheldon M. Jeter
Francis A Mills
George J. Sestak
Gerald G. Williams
Subcommittee for 2014 Refrigeration Handbook
Daniel J. Dettmers, Subcommittee Chm
Donald L. Fenton
Teddy S. Hansen
Frederick A. Lorch
Ramon Pons
Phillip M. Trafton

Historical Committee
Pamela M. Immekus, Chm
David Arnold, VChm
M Kent Anderson
Gary E. Grange
Jeff S Haberl
Randy C Schrecengost
Alexander Weiss
Bernard A. Nagengast, Cons
Dennis J Wessel, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Sarah Foster, SLI

Regional Historians
Alexander Weiss (I)
George E. Menzies (II)
Mark A Tome (III)
Pamela M. Immekus (IV)
Lane D. Snowberger (V)
Paul K. Melton (VI)
Thomas E. (Buddy) Hodge (VII)
Randy C. Schrecengost (VIII)
Gary E. Grange (IX)
Clayton A. Lampman (X)
Douglas B. Le Cren (XI)
Oswaldo D. S. Bueno (XII)
Low Han Guan Den (XIII)
Timothy C. Dwyer (RAL)

Professional Development Committee
Hugh D McMillan, III, Chm
Richard B Hayter, VChm, Prof. Prac.
Cameron R Labunski, VChm, Planning
Darin W. Nutter, VChm, Ops.
James W. Bochat
Jorge Eduardo Donoso
Nathan P Hart
Mohammad H Hosni
David E Knebel
William P. Simpson
Charles D Stoabs
Branislav B Todorovic
Vincent K C Tse
Dennis J Wessel, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Karen Murray, SLI

Publications Committee
Ashish Rakheja, Chm
Michael R Brambley, VChm
Donald L Beaty
Timothy C. Dwyer
Kevin J Gebke
Jack V. Glass
Carlos Mitroga
Richard H. Rooley
Michael C. A. Schwedler
Marija S Todorovic
Jennifer A Isenbeck, BOD ExO
Daniel C Pettway, CO
Mark Owen, SLI


Technology Councils & Committees Reporting to Council

Technology Councils & Committees Reporting to Council
BOD ExO = ex officio Board of Directors, CO = coordinating officer, DAL = director-at-large, RAL = Region-at-Large,
NVM = nonvoting member, Cons = consultant, SLI = staff liaison

Technology Council
Thomas E. Werkema, Jr., Chm/VP
Bjarne W. Olesen, VChm/VP
Julia A Keen, Mbr/DAL
Stephen D Kennedy, Mbr/DAL
Ben A Leppard, Jr, Mbr/DAL
Edward Ka Cheung Tsui, Mbr/DAL
Robert G Baker, Past Stds.
Lawrence C Markel, Past Res. Admin.
William F McQuade, Past Tech. Act.
Erich Binder, Past DRC
Eckhard A. Groll
Wayne R. Reedy
Karen C. Thrasher

Nonvoting Members:
Eric W Adams
Donald B Bivens
Paul Francisco
Walter T. Grondzik
Richard L Hall
T. Agami Reddy
Richard R. Royal
Christopher J Seeton
William F. Walter
Pawel Wargocki
Claire B. Ramspeck, SLI

Committees Reporting to Technology Council:

Environmental Health Committee
Pawel Wargocki, Chm/Outside NA
Paul Francisco, VChm
Wane A. Baker
William J. Fisk
Roger L. Hedrick
Josephine Lau
Lan Chi Nguyen
Lawrence J Schoen
Dennis A Stanke
Zuraimi M. Sultan
Jianshun S. Zhang, Mbr/Past RAC
David T. Grimsrud, Mbr/Past Standards
Constantinos A Balaras, Mbr/Past Society Officer
Claressa Lucas, Mbr/Health Professional
Jan Sundell, Mbr/Physician
Yuguo Li, Cons
Hal Levin, Cons
Ben A Leppard, Jr, BOD ExO
Thomas E Werkema, Jr, CO
Steven J. Hammerling, SLI

Refrigeration Committee
Richard R. Royal, Chm
Christopher J Seeton, VChm
Karim Amrane
Bryan R Becker
Jeffrey B. Berge
Mark Cambria
Raymond D. Cole
Georgi S. Kazachki
Matthew Ritter
Nicholas D Shockley
Arvind Surange
Donald A. Siller, Cons/CTTC Liaison
M. Kent Anderson, Cons
Stephen D Kennedy, BOD ExO
Thomas E Werkema, Jr, CO
Steven J. Hammerling, SLI

Research Administration Committee
T. Agami Reddy, Chm
Donald B Bivens, VChm
Pradeep K. Bansal, RAS Chair
Carl. F. Huber, RPS Chair
Arthur L. Giesler
Harvey Sachs
Mark W. Spatz
Xudong Yang
Piotr A. Domanski
Stephen S. Hancock
Philip Haves
David A. Yashar
Kishor K. Khankari
John A Shonder
Xudong Wang, Cons/AHRI
Hywel Davies, Cons/CIBSE
Richard S. Sweetser, Cons/EEB-HUB
Edward Ka Cheung Tsui, BOD ExO
Thomas E Werkema, Jr, CO
Michael R. Vaughn, SLI

Standards Committee
William F. Walter, Chm
Richard L. Hall, VChm
Karim Amrane
Joseph R Anderson
James D. Aswegan
Charles S. Barnaby
Steven F. Bruning
John A Clark
Waller S Clements
David R. Conover
John F Dunlap
James W Earley
Steven J. Emmerich
Julie M. Ferguson
Krishnan Gowri
Cecily M. Grzywacz
Rita M. Harrold
Adam W. Hinge
Debra H. Kennoy
Malcolm D Knight
Rick A. Larson
Mark P. Modera
Cyrus H Nasseri
Janice C. Peterson
Heather L. Platt
Douglas T. Reindl
Julia A Keen, BOD ExO
Thomas E Werkema, Jr, CO
Stephanie C. Reiniche, SLI

Technical Activities Committee
Walter T. Grondzik, Chm
Eric W Adams, VChm
Jeff J Traylor, Section 1
J. Thomas Sobieski, Section 2
William E. Murphy, Section 3
Michael R. Bilderbeck, Section 4
Kenneth C Peet, Section 5
Mark C Hegberg, Section 6
Adrienne G Thomle, Section 7
Stephen W. Duda, Section 8
Thomas M. Lawrence, Section 9
Kenneth W. Cooper, Section 10
Mark W Fly, Liaison Coord.
Kelley P Cramm, Roster Coord.
Daniel Int-Hout, III, Spec. Act. Coord.
Cynthia L Gage, Training Coord.
Stephen D Kennedy, BOD ExO
Thomas E Werkema, Jr, CO
Michael R. Vaughn, SLI