Board Meeting Minutes

Niagara Frontier Chapter ASHRAE Board of Governors Meeting Minutes

 

Meeting Title

9/12/18

5:00pm

Riverworks

Type of meeting

BOG #1

Note taker

Kelsee Wagner

Attendees

John Stuber, Becca Hojnacki, Drew Maines, Joe Glomb, Nicole Smith,

Nick Masiello, Jake Muller, Jim Price, Rick Robinson, Nick Rajkovich, Rachel Johnston, Scott Converse

CTTC/Programming

1

September Meeting Booked.

2

Drew will share future schedule of open months in need of meetings.

3

Send Drew any leads who are interested in speaking at a meeting.

4

“Adapting Buildings for Climate Change” seminar is a possible joint meeting with another Chapter.

5

Email out invite for the Adapting Buildings for Climate Change seminar.

2018 CRC New Jersey

1

Received President’s PAOE Star Award.

2019 CRC Buffalo, NY

1

Look into possibly setting up a tour for UB’s “Shaker Table”.

Newsletter

1

Contact Rachel with job postings.

2

CRC sponsors should also be given a spot  to advertise in the newsletter.

Treasurer’s Report

1

~$9,000 in CD, BOG voted to cash out and put towards CRC and future expenses.

2

~$7,000 in Checking.

3

Paid 2017-18 Chapter dues, 2018-19 still need to be paid.

4

Records and cash box have been turned over to Nick.

5

Idea of separate checking with higher interest rates discussed and all agreed it is a good idea to explore that avenue.


Student Activities

1

September 26th the UB Solar Decathlon House is opening

2

3 Current student events planned: Oct 4th Tour @ Riverworks, Oct tour of Jacobs School of Medicine, and Nov 15th a professional event for students to meet industry members.

3

Possible idea to give a presentation inside the Solar Decathlon House.

4

UB engineering students could get credit through ASHRAE student competitions

YEA

1

October 11th, tentative happy hour

2

For a larger event, could ask for a $5 cover that includes 2 drink tickets and appetizers.

3

Eventbrite is only allowing us to send out invites to certain numbers of individuals, making it necessary to send 2 invites per event – the email account needs to be cleared out.

4

Need 2 sponsors to cover the big YEA kick-off for the ASHRAE year.

PAOE

1

PAOE Goals were sent in meeting invite for today.

Research Promotion

1

Going to ask society for goal to be reduced.

2

Current goal ~$10,000

3

Full circle is coming, be sure to donate.

4

Lock of the Week is coming.

Miscellaneous

1

Scams are getting better to the point where people are calling members posing chapter presidents.


 


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