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posted Oct 14, 2014, 1:34 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon Secretary   [ updated Oct 14, 2014, 1:35 PM ]


ASHRAE Saskatoon Chapter 102

General Meeting Minutes

September 9, 2014



Cocktails 5:30pm

Supper 6pm

Meeting 6:45-7pm

Presentation 7pm



1.       Call to order/ Introductions


Mike Nemeth called to order the regular meeting of the Saskatoon ASHRAE Chapter at 6:45 pm September 9, 2014 at the Park Town. 


2.       The minutes from last meeting have been made available on our website for you to review, any questions/corrections can be sent to Christine Rogers or myself.


3.       Reports

a.       Programs – Jesse Friggstad

i.         Membership promotion/student/RP night in October

ii.       DL Tim McGinn will be coming in February, other meetings are TBA

iii.      Tonight’s speaker is Wayne Cole from Johnson Controls on The Effects of HVAC on Student Performance.


b.      Treasurer – Ian Slinger

i.         Non-member price is to be $40/meeting, Member price (Meal plan B) to be $35 per meeting, and the yearly meal plan (Meal plan A) is to be $210 (9 meetings). Prices raised to cover costs of meals, conference room, speaker expenses.

ii.       Student price continues to be $5 every meeting. Membership promotion nights are $10 for non-members.


c.       History – Jonathan Bushman

i.         We have found a history binder from the first 25 years of the Saskatoon chapter and will be scanning it and posting it to the website where it will be available for all.


d.      Research Promotion – Blake Erb

i.         The 2013-2014 Research Promotion campaign was a huge success.

ii.       Our goal was $10,500 and we raised over $12,000.

iii.      Oct. will be the RP donor recognition night where we will be taking time to thank those who donated.

iv.     This year’s goal will be $13,000.

v.       Will be kicking off the 2014-2015 campaign next month as well.

vi.     Please come see me if you have any questions or wish to donate.

e.      Membership Promotion – Kirk Nagus

i.         We have 6-7 new members and 9 delinquent members.  Those delinquent members should be receiving calls soon.


f.        Student Activities –Greg Scrivener

i.         No Report


g.       CTTC Arun Ahir

i.         There are several ASHRAE online courses and free webinars posted on the Saskatoon Chapter web page.


h.      Refrigeration - Greg Scrivener

i.         No Report


i.         Awards – Jonathan Bushman

i.         Our chapter received a number of awards at this spring’s CRC in Richland WA

ii.       TOPS Award for Membership Promotion – Kirk Nagus

iii.      Don Bell Award for Young Engineers in ASHRAE – Christine Rogers


j.        Webpage/ Newsletter - Kirk Campbell

i.         No Report


k.       Young Engineers of ASHRAE (YEA)  - Pierre Andre Ranger

i.         On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, we will be hosting a  YEA & Student ASHRAE Members Bowling Night at Eastview Bowl. There will be a socializing hour with some food provided between 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM. The bowling will begin at 7:30 PM until 9:30 PM. For those who are unaware, all ASHRAE members who are 35 and younger considered YEA members. I hope to see a lot of YEA and Student members there!


l.         CRC – Bill Dean

i.         No Report


4.       Old business

No old business


5.       New business

No new business



a.       Please remember to sign the sign in sheet if you have not done so and pay Ian.

b.      Don’t forget to mark your calendars for next month’s meeting, on October 14th



c.        Motion to adjourn by Pierre-Andre Ranger, Second by Kirk Campbell. Meeting adjourned at 7:15pm.


ASHRAE Saskatoon Secretary,
Oct 14, 2014, 1:34 PM