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President's Message

Fellow ASHRAE members,

I hope you all had a great Summer. In August, several of our chapter members attended the Region VII CRC in Nashville, TN. We were able to report a lot of success to our regional leaders, and wereturned with awards too numerous to mention here. This is all thanks to your work and participation in our chapter activities.

We will resume our monthly meetings in September. In September only, due to scheduling conflicts, we are moving our meeting to the fourth Wednesday, September 27th.   We will continue to meet at Hamil’s this year. Jason Grossi, our CTTC chair, and his committee have worked hard to schedule some interesting speakers. The speaker lineup for the year is posted on the chapter website. Our speaker for the September meeting will be Dorsey Carson, Jr. of the Carson Law Group in Jackson, MS. He will be speaking on public procurement. His bio is attached and posted on the website.    

I am very excited about the upcoming year. We have a dedicated group of officers and committee chairs with whom I am proud to serve. Our new officer names and positions are posted on the website.  During my term as president I plan to have a special focus on Student Activities. This is an area in which we can increase our visibility in the local community, and which in turn will help us identify young talent and grow our chapter. I will be posting more on this as we get further into the year. For those of you who do not already know, we redesigned our website last year and moved it to a new address. The URL for the new site is www.msashrae.com. Please visit often for MS Chapter updates and information

I look forward to seeing you all at our upcoming meeting.

Sincerely,

Joe Blalock

 

News and Events

Chapter

"GIVE BACK" DECEMBER

December will be "Give Back December". We will be looking for volunteers to help serve at Stewpot, Habitat for Humanity, Blood Drive, etc. If you have any interest in helping us set something up or have any ideas please let us know. 

 

spring FUNDRAISER

We will have the spring fundraiser golf tournament this year on May 16, 2018. This will include golf for teams of 4 as a fundraiser for our local chapter. There will also be a crawfish boil at the tournament. 
 

 

Society

2018 Winter conference and ahr expo

The world’s largest gathering of HVAC&R professionals is taking place this January in Chicago.

Winter Conference - Palmer House, Jan. 22 – Jan. 24. 

AHR Expo - McCormick Place, Jan. 22 – Jan. 24. 

The link to the conference can he found here.

2018 ASHRAE Annual conference

The 2018 Annual Conference will be in Houston, TX, June 23-27, at Hilton America’s hotel and the George R. Brown Convention Center.

The Annual Conference Program is comprised of eight tracks, and one mini-track selected to represent areas of focus common among ASHRAE membership.

The link to the annual conference can be found here.

ashrae region vii

The Mississippi Chapter is part of ASHRAE Region VII. The Director Regional Chair (DRC) is Michael Cooper. Region VII is made up of 14 chapters.

To visit the ASHRAE Region VII website click here.