HISTORY

HISTORIAN GUIDE

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Dean Borges

Regional Historian

InSynergy Engineering, Inc.

(775) 220-5051

deanborges@aol.com

2018-2019 Region X Chapter Historian Info

The current Presidential Award of Excellence (PAOE) challenge for Historical activities for the 2018-2019 Society Year:

HISTORICAL CATEGORY -- MINIMUM: 100 POINTS, PAR: 300 POINTS

Note: Histories about a system, standard, person, event or a company, outside the geographic area of the chapter are not acceptable for PAOE points unless a credible connection may  be established by the Chapter Historian and approved by the Regional Historian. Histories for the Gold Ribbon Award shall be written by the Chapter Historian from information  obtained by interviewing a person knowledgeable of the history being written or from personal knowledge of the history of the system, standard, person, event or company; or from  detailed research as outlined in the document “How to Find Historical Document information.” All sources must be cited and referenced in a Bibliography attached at the end of the submittal document. Information obtained solely from electronic material or sources is not acceptable.

Points Related to Chapter Historical Activities:  
  • H1 150 points; (150 points maximum) For digitizing complete chapter historical archives posting on the chapter website and/or electronic storage and updating  annually; (include a minimum of meeting minutes, monthly newsletters, listing of chapter executive inventory of historic items  and memorabilia not scan‐able and CRC reports) 

  • H2 100 points; (no limit) For each leadership recall interview, copy must be submitted to RVC before the next CRC 

  • H3 100 points; (100 points maximum) For each history of a chapter, updates of the chapter history (for the last 3‐5 years), and history of a system, standard, person,  event or a company significant to the Chapter’s history (Society Gold Ribbon Award). (Note: A Chapter history must be completed  before other histories can be submitted for the Gold Ribbon Award.)  

  • H4 50 points; (50 points maximum) For chapter historical display at CRC (updated annually or new display)

  • H5 50 points; (50 points maximum) For creating a chapter timeline with annual updates adding previous year events and posting on the chapter website and/or  electronic storage  

  • H6 50 points; (50 points maximum) For program on history as all or part of a monthly chapter meeting 

  • H7 50 points For identifying and documenting any heating, refrigeration or air‐conditioning plant, systems or buildings of historic interest  within the boundaries of the Chapter ASHRAE members (see criteria in note above) 

  • H8 50 points For each interview with Fellow ASHRAE member 

  • H9 50 points; (50 points per individual; 300  points maximum)  For inviting Life members to one of the monthly chapter meetings 

  • H10 25 points; (200 points maximum) For publishing articles on chapter, company or member history in chapter newsletter, Society publication or chapter website (8  newsletters)

YEA / WiA Activities

  • H11 25 points; (50 points maximum) For a local Chapter Historical activity performed by an actively engaged YEA member 

  • H12 25 points; (50 points maximum) For a local Chapter Historical activity performed by an actively engaged “Women in ASHRAE (WiA) member (Note: If a YEA  member is female choose either YEA or WiA but not both.)

Regional Historian Assigns/Enters the following points

  • H13 100 points; (100 points maximum) For the incoming Chapter Historian: attendance at the CRC workshop; or completing a “Review of Historical Committee Training  PowerPoint” between the start of the CRC and the start of the new ASHRAE Society year on July  

  • H14 100 points; (100 points maximum) For a chapter historian serving in the position 2 years or more 

  • H15 100 points; (100 points maximum) For chapter historian participating in new historical based activities unique to the Region or Society; chapter needs to have  Regional Historian’s prior approval for this activity to qualify  

  • H16 50 – 100 points; (100 points maximum) For planning/goal setting session with Regional Historian, including the preparation and submission of the respective Chapter’s  Historical MBOs (points assigned by Regional Historian by October 1 or 2 weeks after the CRC, whichever is later) H17 10 – 100 points; (100 points maximum) For achieving goals established in goal‐setting session with Regional Historian (points assigned by Regional Historian by June 30)

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