As you may know, the annual meeting in 2020 will again be in our Region. The Austin chapter will act as host for the annual meeting and Bill Klock, the Meeting Chairperson, is requesting applications for volunteers to serve as Session Monitors at the meeting. Please be aware a 4+ hour volunteer assignment is met with complimentary registration for the meeting.
Please let all of your members know about this opportunity. Any interested members need to contact Bill at email@example.com.
On June 19, 1961, shortly after the merger between ASHAE and ASRE, a group in Tyler, Texas petitioned the ASHRAE Board of Directors to form the East Texas Chapter. The Board responded by granting a charter on October 24, 1961.
The founding of the chapter was primarily due to the initiative of Frank H. Faust and Walter R. Yeary. At that time Faust was Second Vice President of ASHRAE. He became First Vice President the following year and was national President for the June 1963 and July 1964 period. During this period bo...
Each year, the Region selects a member to shadow the DRC over the course of the Winter Conference, attending all meetings and events. Here is what our most recent LeaDRS participant had to say:
I would like to start out by thanking you for the honor of being your LeaDRS candidate. I feel fortunate to have been picked for such an opportunity. I am also thankful to society and the region for sponsoring my trip.
It has been a good experience seeing how the DRC conducts his time at the Winter Conference. Even though I h...
More than 30 students attended Region VIII's gathering on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at the ASHRAE Winter Conference in Atlanta, GA. Students enjoyed a variety of pizzas and soda. Schools represented include: Texas A&M, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Tyler, University of Arizona at Little Rock, and Arkansas State University. Thanks to Chris Ahne, RVC-SA, for hosting this event!
The Arkansas Chapter of ASHRAE was founded January 27, 1952. Arkansas Chapter has won (9) Region VIII Golden Gavel Awards for outstanding chapter in a year. When the Presidential Award of Excellence (PAOE) was instituted in 1970, Arkansas Chapter won 13 consecutive Premier ratings, and twice in that span had Most Points in Society. Arkansas Chapter has produced (2) ASHRAE Society presidents, Bill Goodman (1999-2000) and Bill Harrison (2008-09), and (4) ASHRAE Fellows: John Sandfort, Bill Goodman, Sam Cummings, and Darrin...