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THE SOCIETY REGION X BOARD REPRESENTATION

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Made up of the Society President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, & Four Vice Presidents

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Devin Abellon

Society Vice President

2024-2026

ASHRAE Member Since 1997

Pac West Sales

(971) 707-8970

devin@regionx.org

Major "Stepping Stone" Volunteer Positions that Led Me Here:

- Central Arizona BOG (1997-2003)

- San Diego BOG (2005-2007)

- Region X Webmaster (2006-2009)

- Membership Promotion RVC (2012-2015, Vice Chair 2015-2017,    Chair 2017-2018)

- Nominating Committee (Region X 2016-2019)

- Conferences & Expositions (2018-2020)

- Region X DRC (2020-2023)

- TC 6.5 (Program Subcommittee Chair 2011-2019, Handbook          Subcommittee Chair 2019-2023)

- ASHRAE DL (2012-Present)

- ASHRAE Leadership Academy Facilitator (2017-2024)

GRASSROOTS SIDE
Committees that report to Members Council: CTTC, Communications, Govt. Affairs, Honors & Awards, Membership Promotion, Research Promotion, Student Activities, and YEA

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Buzz Wright

Director and Region Chair (DRC)

2023-2026

ASHRAE Member Since 2003

 

Kelly, Wright & Associates

(520) 904-4472 
buzz@regionx.org

Major "Stepping Stone" Volunteer Positions that Led Me Here:

- Tucson Chapter President (2010)

- Student Activities RVC (2017-2020)

- Region X Webmaster (2028-2023)

- Region X CRC General Chair (2020-2022)

- RMCR (2020-2023)

TECHNICAL SIDE
Committees that report to Technology Council: Environmental Health, Refrigeration, Research Administration, Technical Activities, and Standards

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Heather Schopplein-Anderson

Director at Large (DAL)

2023-2026

ASHRAE Member Since 2008

 

UMEC

heather@regionx.org

Major "Stepping Stone" Volunteer Positions that Led Me Here:

- San Diego Chapter President (2013)

- Regional YEA Chair (2014-2017)

- Regional RP RVC (2018-2021)

- Society RP Vice Chair (2022-2023)

- Communications Committee (2014-2016, Chair 2017)

- TC 9.08 (2013-Current, Chair 2015-2017)

- TC 7.02 (2018-Current, Vice Chair 2024)

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Carrie Brown

Director at Large (DAL)

2024-2027

ASHRAE Member Since 2011

Resource Refocus LLC
carrie@regionx.org

Major "Stepping Stone" Volunteer Positions that Led Me Here:

- Center for Excellence in Building Decarbonization, Steering    Committee (2024-2025)

- Task Force for Building Decarbonization, Executive                  Committee (2023-2024)

- TC 4.2 Climatic Information Chair (2023-2025)

- Standard 169 Climatic Data for Building Design Standards,      Secretary (2023-2027)

- 2020 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA BPAC SimBuild, Chair,                  Scientific Committee Chair in 2014 & 2016

- Climate Change Position Document, Voting Member (2023-    2025)

- IBPSA-USA President (2021-2024), Vice President (2019-      2021), Secretary (2017-2019), SimBuild Co-Chair (2024)

- IBPSA World At-Large Director (2021-2024), Secretary            (2022-2024)

It should be noted that Society only allows a maximum of four people from any one Region on the Board, and with these four amazing volunteers, Region X has reached our limit!

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