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The annual Region VII Chapters Regional Conference (CRC) was held in Chattanooga, TN August 2-4, 2018.  The West Virginia Chapter was again recognized for outstanding performance and received several awards, including the following:

  • West Virginia took FIRST PLACE in the Region in PAOE points this year.  Our third time finishing in First in our 5-year history.
  • The David Levine Award for Excellence in Chapter Performance – Presented to Shane Hall
  • Presidential Award of Excellence
  • Community Sustainability Award - Presented to Shane Hall
  • Technology Award - Educational Facilities - Presented to Jeremy Smith, CMTA
  • Top Percentage of Goal and Challenge Goal for Research Promotion - Presented to Jennings Davis
  • 2nd Place in Student Activities - Presented to David Cotton

2017 - 2018 Chapter Leaders

President

Mr. Shane Hall

Midwest Spec


Vice President

Mr. Chase Thomas

ZDS Design/Consulting Services


Treasurer

Mr. John A. Pruett, P.E.

ZMM Architects & Engineers


Membership Promotion Chair

Mr. William K. Dempsey III

WV Army National Guard


Chapter Technology Transfer Chair

Mr. Samuel T. Butzer, P.E.

ZMM Architects & Engineers


Research Promotions Chair

Mr. Jennings L. Davis II, P.E.

Rigney Digital Systems

2018 Region VII CRC Accomplishments

2017-2018       WV ASHRAE Performance

WV ASHRAE had an OUTSTANDING 2017-2018 PAOE performance, finishing in 1st place in Region VII with 16,692 points.  Overall, we finished in 15th place in the WORLD.  With our PAOE performance this year we maintained our Premier Chapter Status, one of only five in the country.

Chapter Operations – We finished 1st in Region VII and 13th overall in the world.

CTTC – Chair, Sam Butzer, finished in 1st place in Region VII and 24th highest point total in the world.

GGAC – Chair, Art Hallstrom, finished in 1st place in Region VII and 3rd highest point total in the world.

Membership Promotion – Co-Chairs, Will Dempsey and Art Hallstrom, finished in 7th place in Region VII.  We had a slow year in maintaining our membership numbers, in fact we ended up down a few members from the start of the year.  We all need to support our Chapter Membership Promotions Chair and our Chapter by working to maintain and increase our membership for the coming year.

Student Activities – Co-Chairs, David Cotton and Chase Thomas, finished in 2nd place in Region VII.

Research Promotion – Chair, Jennings Davis, finished in 1st place in Region VII and 20th highest point total in the world.  Our third annual Day of Learning and Trade Show was a big success and helped us reach this achievement for the second year in a row.

Historical – Co-Chairs, Joe Rigney and Jennings Davis, finished in 1st place in Region VII and tied for 21st highest point total in the world.

Electronic Communications – This is new PAOE category and this is the first year points were awarded.  Chair, Jennings Davis, finished in 1st place in Region VII and 8th highest point total in the world.

                        BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Mr. Todd A. Zachwieja, P.E. - ZDS Design/Consulting Services

Mr. Arthur D. Hallstrom, P.E. - AD Hall and Associates

Mr. Dan Nolte - Casto Technical Services

Mr. Ray Wohlfarth - Fire & Ice

Mr. Grant H. Spencer - Carrier Enterprise

Mr. Jennings L. Davis II, P.E. - Rigney Digital Systems

Mr. Robert C. Doeffinger, P.E. - ZMM Architects & Engineers

Mr. Samuel T, Butzer, P.E. - ZMM Architects & Engineers

President-Elect
Mr. James W. Lowry, P.E.
Pickering Associates


Secretary
Mr. Ted A. Zachwieja III, P.E.
ZDS Design/Consulting Services


Government Grassroots Advocacy Chair

Mr. Arthur D. Hallstrom, P.E.

AD Hall and Associates


Student Activities Chair

Mr. Davis A. Cotton, Jr., P.E.

Allegheny Design Services


YEA Chair

Mr. Alexander L. Clarkson

Allegheny Design Services


Chapter Historian

Mr. Joe Rigney, P.E.

Rigney Digital Systems

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