ASHRAE® Long Island
Board of Governors Meeting
Date: April 8, 2013
Attendees: Brian Simkins-President; Andy Manos – President Elect; Rich Rosner - V. Pres; Tom Fields – Financial Secretary; Charles Lesniak –Treasurer; Don Kane – Secretary;
The meeting was called to order at 4:30 pm by Brian Simkins – President, at Sysco, LI (site of Annual LI Chapter Field Trip)
Secretary Don Kane noted that there were no corrections or additions to the minutes, as published in the Sounder.
President Brian Simkins reminded all to review MBOs and inform him of status. He noted that Andy Manos would be attending President-Elect training the coming weekend. Brian mentioned that Lee Feigenbaum attended the YEA conference last weekend and had written an excellent summary of his experience. The Region 1 CRC is to take place August 15-August 17 this year, in Burlington, Vt. A membership promotion training session is coming up, to be held in Denver,CO.
President-Elect/Programs Andy Manos will look into obtaining corporate sponsorship for the May cocktail hour.
Chapter Technology Transfer Don Kane will follow up with the Distinguished Lecturer for our May meeting (History of Refrigerants) to coordinate his travel plans. The presentation/tour for tonight's meeting is approved for 1 PDH.
Treasurer Charlie Lesniak reported that we presently have $6,644.41 in our account. He noted that Mitch Castell donated his winnings from the 50/50 drawing to the Chapter.
History Tom Fields will arrange for an interview with a past president for next month's Sounder.
Research Promotion Rich Rosner reported that that RP has received $11,290. An additional $5,250 is due from the directory, which will put us over our goal amount.
Membership Promotion Charlie Lesniak noted there were 3 new members. He was asked to coordinate with Student Activities to inform graduating student members to notify the Chapter of email address changes so Liset's email list can be kept current.
Brian Simkins reported for Rich Halley
that there are two new student members.
The scholarship announcement went out
and submissions are due back by May 1.
These will be reviewed and judged at the
YEA Brian Simkins noted that Lee Feigenbaum had attended the YEA Leadership Retreat and had written a very good summary of the experience. This write-up should be in next month's Sounder. Andy Manos noted that details of the Chapter Fishing trip are being worked out.
Webmaster Tom Fields and Rich Rosner are working on getting the site up-to-date.
Golf The Golf Outing is scheduled for May 6th at Cherry Valley.
Old Business None
New Business Charlie Lesniak will check on the earliest available date in September at the site in East Atlantic Beach for a clam bake. We should put a "save this date" notice in the next Sounder, to members can include this on their calendar.
Time/Place of next
BOG Meeting– May 14, 2013, Westbury