Region X Relief Funds

Unfortunately, many of the members in our Region are currently experiencing some very difficult times due to recent events. But while the shooting in Las Vegas and the wildfires in California deeply sadden us, we are inspired by our membership -- individuals who have reached out to us with the desire to use these unfortunate circumstances as opportunities to provide assistance, encouragement, and love. ​ Recently, we have been contacted by ASHRAE Region X members who have been directly affected, and our desire is to do whatever we can to help ease their burden. Our organization is overflowing with volunteers who have a strong spirit of service. We are thankful and proud for our member's de

Member Spotlight: Chuck McLaughlin

Chuck McLaughlin was born in Sacramento, California in 1925. Chuck attended Sacramento High School and upon graduation, qualified for the Navy’s V 12 program in 1942. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 2 years and 8 months with a degree in Civil Engineering. After serving in the Navy during World War II he went to work for the State of California designing bridges. In 1949 Chuck was accepted into the MBA program at Stanford and graduated with an MBA in 1951. He met his future wife at Stanford in 1951 where she was completing her Masters in Journalism. They were married for over 57 years. Chuck is a past president of the Golden Gate Chapter and was active in the HVAC community in

The LeaDRS Program Wants You!

The LeaDRS is an ASHRAE regional program that encourages the development of future regional and Society leaders. Similar to YEA’s Leadership U program, the LeaDRS program allows a Region to select an ASHRAE member to shadow their Director and Regional Chair (DRC) at an ASHRAE conference. The LeaDRS program is open to all ASHRAE members (it is not restricted to YEA members). The LeaDRS program is run, funded, and administered by each Region. Please review the LeaDRS program document for a complete description of the program. I would also like to share Kevin Baldwin’s report. Click here to view the program document. Click here to view Kevin Baldwin's report. If you are or anyone in your chapte

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