Fall 2019 Newsletter

Calendar of Events

Get ready for some fun with fellow ASHRAE members! Our Chapter is planning an outing to a Peoria Rivermen game in January, so watch upcoming updates and emails for more information!

The 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference is February 1-5 in Orlando, FL! Click here for more information.

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Next Meeting

December 9, 2019 - "vrf for schools" with dan hansen of lg electronics

Where: Tony Roma's Bloomington, IL

4:30 PM - BOG Meeting
5:30 PM - Social Time
6:00 PM - Dinner Served
7:00 PM - Main Speaker Topic
8:00 PM - Adjourn

Member Cost:  $20      Guest Cost:  $30      (Students are FREE)

Learn more about the meeting and RSVP here by Friday, December 6th.

Thanks to our sponsors!


The next winter meeting to add to your calendar is 
February 10th, and we will be in full-on CRC mode! Get excited!

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CRC 2020 Save the Date

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Engineers Week

Engineers Week is coming up February 16-22, 2020! This is our opportunity to introduce students K-12 to engineering! Click here to discover ways that you can participate. Please let us know how you plan to celebrate Engineers Week, or let us know if you would like to participate!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is February 20, 2020! See how you can "Inspire a girl's future" and sign up to be a Girl Day Role Model here!  

Also, in preparation for World Engineering Day on March 4, 2020, we encourage you to take the Global Engineer Survey! You have from November 11 until January 10 to complete the survey, and you could win a PRIZE if you complete the survey!

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7th Annual Golf Outing

Thank you again to all of the sponsors and golfers who supported the 7th Annual Golf Outing in El Paso on September 16th! Approximately $4000 was raised for student scholarships!

Please contact [email protected] if you have suggestions for next year's outing or would like to help with this event, or any other event!

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Some More Info About Us


You get more than just dinner!

  • Earn PDHs
  • Network with other HVACR professionals
  • Keep up-to-date with industry best practices and code changes
  • Easy access to industry standards and guidelines


How to get involved

Get even more out of your membership by adding your voice.

  • Attend a BOG/committee meeting.
  • Join a committee
  • Chair a committee
  • Become an officer on the board

Right now, we’re also looking for volunteers to:

  • Head Refrigeration Chair

For more information, email [email protected] OR talk to any of the current board/committee members.

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Happy Birthday!

Best wishes to our members with birthdays in September, October, and November!

  • Dr Michael P Case
  • Mr Robert W Furgeson Jr
  • Mr William Hartman
  • Mr Thulasi Ram Khamma
  • Mr Kenneth P Klein
  • Mr Jun Li
  • Mr Craig S Martin
  • Mr Daniel S Miller
  • Mrs Jamie Moehling
  • Mr Terrence R Phelan
  • Mr Ryan C Reef
  • Mr Chad Sedlak
  • Ms Monica Whetstone
  • Mr Christopher Willett
  • Ms Qun Zhao


  • Mr David H Boehm
  • Mr Grant S Bowald
  • Mr David A Budzynski
  • Mr Per Ellingson
  • Mr Alexander Joseph Gurdian
  • Mr Dale L Herron
  • Mr Jake B Jordan
  • Mr Lawrence R Kienzler
  • Mr Colton Mason
  • Mr Jake Mathis
  • Mr David C Mauck
  • Dr Nenad Miljkovic
  • Mr Luke Peterson
  • Mr William B Rose
  • Mr Abdush Shakoor
  • Mr Robert J Temple, II
  • Dr Xiaofei Wang
  • Ms Yufang Yao


  • Dr Francesco Botticella PhD
  • Mr Thomas E Cappelin, PE
  • Mr Daniel Clow
  • Mr Paul Francisco
  • Dr Ted L Funk
  • Mr Frank M Maras, Jr
  • Mr Chad Miars
  • Mr Bryan Dennis Overman
  • Mr Charles C Wilkin, PE
  • Dr David C Zietlow


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Laughing is Exhausting

Just a little laugh to get you ready for all of the family time and festivities coming up!

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