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2011 03 07

posted Mar 11, 2011, 9:00 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon   [ updated Apr 14, 2011, 2:00 PM ]

I.      Call to order

-          Jonathan Bushman called to order the regular meeting of the ASHRAE Saskatoon General Meeting at 6:47 pm on March 7th, 2011 at the ParkTown Hotel.


II.      Introductions / Attendance


III.      Reading of minutes from last meeting

-          Mike Nemeth read the Feb 7th, 2011 meeting minutes.

o   Motion to accept the meeting minutes as read. (Chris Watt / Ryan MacGillivray).

§  Passed unanimously.


IV.      Reports

Vice-President / Programs – Jeff Frie

-          March 7th: Ronn LePage - VerEco Home Presentation and Tour

-          April 12th: Dan O’Brian, National Sales Manager, Halton Canada, speaking on Kitchen Ventilation


Treasurer – Chris Watt

-          Account balances were reported.


Research Promotion – Chris Conley absent

-          No report


Membership Promotion – Ryan MacGillivray

-          The roster is available.


Chapter Technology Transfer – Jonathan Bushman (for Blake Erb)

-          ASHRAE Technology Awards:  We are looking for nominations for the Technology Awards.  Please bring forward any ideas of your work; even if you think it is normal for us, it still may be new and innovative.

o   March 15 is the deadline to submit applications for the Chapter Technology Awards

o   Our Regional Vice-Chair (RVC) of CTTC would like local chapter competition; the winners would be submitted to the regional competition.


History – Jack Scott

-          Golf tournament is planned for Friday, June 3rd, at the Willows, 11:30 tee-time.  The golf committee is looking for companies to be hole sponsors for $100.


Refrigeration – Jonathan Bushman (for Manfred Gerber)

-          No report.


Student Activites – Mike Nemeth

-          No report


Webpage / Newsletter – Mike Nemeth

-          Please notify Mike if you are having any issues accessing the newsletter or webpage.


V.      Old business

-          None.


VI.      New business

-          Board Positions:  We are looking for nominations to the ASHRAE Saskatoon board for the upcoming elections in April.  Jeff Frie was nominated as President, and Chris Watt was nominated as Vice-President / Programs.  Mike Nemeth was nominated for Secretary. Also looking for nominations for Treasurer.  If you are interested in these positions, or any other position on the boards, please speak to a board member.

-          Student Activities and possibly CTTC positions will be available.

-          The CRC for this year is in Portland, Oregon.

-          The presentation by Travis Harbicht on uranium mining and mine ventilation to us last year was mentioned in ASHRAE Insights.

VII.      Adjournment

-          Motion: To adjourn (Chris Watt / Ryan MacGillivary).  Meeting adjourned at 7:09pm.

Minutes submitted by: Mike Nemeth

ASHRAE Saskatoon,
Mar 11, 2011, 9:02 AM