2015-2016 Incoming Presidents message:
Christine Lazo, President
Thank You and Welcome!
Thank you to the membership for making Southern California ASHRAE a vibrant organization for HVACR professionals. It is your mentorship and tradition that gives ASHRAE the foundation to do great things. It is your passion and energy that makes ASHRAE a vehicle for change and innovation. And it is your diversity in membership that makes ASHRAE a unique professional society.
From consulting engineers, contractors, professors, manufacturers, sales professionals, to students, ASHRAE encompasses all this and more. Each ASHRAE member brings with them their own experiences and resources and makes our organization stronger.
This is just a tip of the iceberg on why I am privileged and honored to serve as your 2015-2015 Southern California ASHRAE President. And I welcome all HVACR professionals to join ASHRAE this coming year to gain all that your Southern California chapter has in store.
I especially want to welcome our incoming leadership who were voted in to their positions by the general membership. These individuals are setting the course for ASHRAE this year and future years to come. Thank you for taking on the challenge with gusto!
Please Welcome our 2015-2016 Chapter Officers:
- Secretary - Chet Dik
- Treasurer - Omar Rojas
- President-Elect - Jay Madden
- President - Christine Lazo
And our 2015-2016 Our Board of Directors:
- Ricson Chude
- Brian James
- Eric Tobiassen
- Stefan Owechko
Are you Ready?!
We are! Our chapter is as energetic and vibrant as ever. Your SoCal ASHRAE leadership has been actively planning, working, and meeting behind the scenes to prepare a great 2015-2016 ASHRAE season just for you.
Full Steam Ahead!
We have a full line up of general meetings on the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Stay in the loop for dates, registration, and details. We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces each month!
ASHRAE is also strengthening relationships with inter-related professional societies. This provides you with an even larger opportunity for networking and business development. We are excited to work with AIA, LABBC, USGBC, the City of LA, and others to promote the advancement of the HVACR industry and sustainable best practices.
Keep posted for other exciting ASHRAE events coming up in the 2015-2016 season including Technical Seminar, Young Engineer in ASHRAE events, Resource Promotion events, Student Activity events, and golf! You'll find announcements throughout the year in the Sol*Air Newsletter, our Facebook page, on LinkedIn and at our general meetings.
Who doesn't? To get more out of ASHRAE you got to be in it to win it! Get leadership skills. Lead teams. Spread knowledge. Write technical articles. Get accolades. Submit award applications. Get money! Apply for scholarships. Learn more. Utilize ASHRAE's technical resources. Contribute. Volunteer.
There are so many avenues for every member to get even more out of ASHRAE. Now is the time to do it, at the beginning of the ASHRAE season to get the full benefit of our chapter.
Thank you for continued support and I look forward to an amazing year of ASHRAE.
ASHRAE Southern California Chapter