Chris Watt

posted Jan 3, 2012, 12:18 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon   [ updated Jan 3, 2012, 2:25 PM ]
This month we are pleased to host the society level President of ASHRAE, Ron Jarnagin. He will be speaking on his presidential theme, "Sustaining ASHRAE Through Leadership".

Ronald “Ron” Jarnagin is a staff scientist, U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash. 

As ASHRAE’s president, Jarnagin directs the Society’s Board of Directors and oversees the Executive Committee.

Past service includes all offices on the Executive Committee; chair of the President-Elect Advisory Committee, Members Council, the Advocacy Committee and the Building Energy Quotient Ad Hoc Committee; a consultant to the Standard 90.1 committee, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. He formerly chaired the Standard 90.1 committee and chaired committees that wrote three Advanced Energy Design Guides on small offices, highway lodging and warehouses and storage units.

Jarnagin is a recipient of the Exceptional Service Award and the Distinguished Service Award.
He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1978 and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida in 1980 and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana State University in 1971.