ASHRAE and certain product names/logos/images used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of ASHRAE and/or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries 2017. This Website Is Maintained By The Richmond Virginia Chapter Of The American Society Of Heating, Refrigerating, And Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE). It Was Last Revised In February Of 2018. It Does Not  Present Official Positions Of The Society Nor Reflect Society Policy. ASHRAE Chapters May Not Act For The Society And The Information Presented Here Has Not Had Society Review.
2017- 2018 Chapter Officers
As President of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, I value all of our volunteers and their efforts. We have a great team and continue to grow making a difference in our industry.   Background:  Kevin is a Chemical Engineer by degree with 8+ years of HVAC industry experience.  He currently serves as a Sales Engineer for Johnson Controls focusing on account management and business development. As Student Activities Chair for the chapter, my goal is to continue to grow the VCU ASHRAE Student Chapter as well as get younger K-12 students interested in engineering and the sciences in general. I also oversee the scholarship committee and mentorship program for the Richmond chapter.  Background:  I graduated from VCU with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Since graduating, I have worked for TLA Inc. as an Outside Sales Engineer. As the Refrigerant Chair of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, I look forward to coordinating the Richmond area refrigeration activities including training and speakers with current, former and new ASHRAE Members.   Background:  Commissioning and Startup Manager with 20+ years in the mechanical trade including service and design of refrigerant mechanical systems, ASHRAE CPMP (Commissioning Process Management Professional) & NEBB CxPP (Commissioning Process Professional). As the Young Engineer Association Chair, I focus on creating environments where the next generation of ASHRAE members can network, collaborate, and be more engaged in the ASHRAE community.  Background: Dave has 15+ years of experience in the commercial HVAC market. Currently, he is an Area Manager for Mitsubishi Electric covering the state of Virginia. His previous positions include Regional Sales Manager and Product Applications Manager for Baltimore Aircoil Company. He is a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Virginia. As President-Elect, Rob’s chief focus is to prepare himself for his term as chapter President and to fill in for Kevin Dofflemyer at any ASHRAE event in which he would be unavailable.  Background:  I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. I have since worked as an engineer for the Richmond/Charlottesville Johnson Controls branches focused on our HVAC equipment line of business. In the past I have served as Secretary and Treasurer for our ASHRAE chapter.

Kevin Dofflemyer

Chapter President 2017-2018

Robert Baxter

Chapter President Elect 2017-2018

Kathleen Mackinnon, P.E

Chapter Treasurer 2017-2018

Nathan Karr, ME, QC

Chapter Research & Promotion Chair 2017-2018

Background:   After graduating from UVA's Engineering School in 2010, Kate was hired by John Dunlap and has been a part of the Dunlap & Partners team since.  Here, being so privileged to work with and learn from such a talented design team, she received her PE in 2015, and has continued to pursue excellence in mechanical design spanning the breadth of commercial, healthcare, educational, and institutional applications. ASHRAE’s research program, established in 1912, supports 140 research projects with a combined value of more than $15 million.  As the Research Promotion Chair and immediate Past President, I am honored to champion the Richmond Chapter’s support of ASHRAE’s important research mission.  Background:  Mechanical Engineer with 15+ years of experience in mechanical construction consisting of business development, pre-construction, estimating, plan/spec, design-assist and design-build. Coordination & review of cost estimates, equipment specifications, purchasing, vendor selection & target value goals.

Tyler Berry, P.E

Chapter Membership Promotion Chair 2017-2018

As Membership Promotion Chair of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, my goal is to encourage and develop new membership at all levels, which includes reaching out to professionals and students for potential new members. I also work on encouraging any lapsed members to renew their membership and stress the importance of that membership.  Background:  I am a graduate of VCU’s School of Engineering and also serve as Vice-President of their Alumni Board. As a Mechanical Engineer at Engineers Plus, I work on a wide variety of projects within commercial and industrial buildings and facilities. I follow the projects from start to finish and try to provide the best solutions to challenging projects for my clients.

Andy Hobson

Chapter Student Activities Chair  2017-2018

Wade Saxton, CPMP, CxPP

Chapter Refrigeration Chair  2017-2018

David White

Chapter YEA Chair  2017-2018

Facts Chartered on June 10th, 1940 as a section of ASRE  (American Society of Refrigeration Engineers) 1959 American Society of Refrigeration Engineers merge with the Society of Heating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers 1960 the present American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers was brought into being in Richmond
Facts Founded in 1894 50,000 volunteers 123 standards 85 research projects 100 technical committees 132 countries 171 chapters 240 student branches
Core Values Excellence Commitment Integrity Collaboration Voluntarism
Website Last Revised February 10th 2018, Website Maintained & Built by Wade S Saxton
ASHRAE and certain product names/logos/images used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of ASHRAE and/or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries 2017. This Website Is Maintained By The Richmond Virginia Chapter Of The American Society Of Heating, Refrigerating, And Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE). It Was Last Revised In February Of 2018. It Does Not  Present Official Positions Of The Society Nor Reflect Society Policy. ASHRAE Chapters May Not Act For The Society And The Information Presented Here Has Not Had Society Review.
2017- 2018 Chapter Officers
As President of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, I value all of our volunteers and their efforts. We have a great team and continue to grow making a difference in our industry.   Background:  Kevin is a Chemical Engineer by degree with 8+ years of HVAC industry experience.  He currently serves as a Sales Engineer for Johnson Controls focusing on account management and business development. As Student Activities Chair for the chapter, my goal is to continue to grow the VCU ASHRAE Student Chapter as well as get younger K-12 students interested in engineering and the sciences in general. I also oversee the scholarship committee and mentorship program for the Richmond chapter.  Background:  I graduated from VCU with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Since graduating, I have worked for TLA Inc. as an Outside Sales Engineer. As the Refrigerant Chair of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, I look forward to coordinating the Richmond area refrigeration activities including training and speakers with current, former and new ASHRAE Members.   Background:  Commissioning and Startup Manager with 20+ years in the mechanical trade including service and design of refrigerant mechanical systems, ASHRAE CPMP (Commissioning Process Management Professional) & NEBB CxPP (Commissioning Process Professional). As the Young Engineer Association Chair, I focus on creating environments where the next generation of ASHRAE members can network, collaborate, and be more engaged in the ASHRAE community.  Background: Dave has 15+ years of experience in the commercial HVAC market. Currently, he is an Area Manager for Mitsubishi Electric covering the state of Virginia. His previous positions include Regional Sales Manager and Product Applications Manager for Baltimore Aircoil Company. He is a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Virginia. As President-Elect, Rob’s chief focus is to prepare himself for his term as chapter President and to fill in for Kevin Dofflemyer at any ASHRAE event in which he would be unavailable.  Background:  I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. I have since worked as an engineer for the Richmond/Charlottesville Johnson Controls branches focused on our HVAC equipment line of business. In the past I have served as Secretary and Treasurer for our ASHRAE chapter.

Kevin Dofflemyer

Chapter President 2017-2018

Robert Baxter

Chapter President Elect 2017-2018

Kathleen Mackinnon, P.E

Chapter Treasurer 2017-2018

Nathan Karr, ME, QC

Chapter Research & Promotion Chair 2017-2018

Background:   After graduating from UVA's Engineering School in 2010, Kate was hired by John Dunlap and has been a part of the Dunlap & Partners team since.  Here, being so privileged to work with and learn from such a talented design team, she received her PE in 2015, and has continued to pursue excellence in mechanical design spanning the breadth of commercial, healthcare, educational, and institutional applications. ASHRAE’s research program, established in 1912, supports 140 research projects with a combined value of more than $15 million.  As the Research Promotion Chair and immediate Past President, I am honored to champion the Richmond Chapter’s support of ASHRAE’s important research mission.  Background:  Mechanical Engineer with 15+ years of experience in mechanical construction consisting of business development, pre-construction, estimating, plan/spec, design-assist and design-build. Coordination & review of cost estimates, equipment specifications, purchasing, vendor selection & target value goals.

Tyler Berry, P.E

Chapter Membership Promotion Chair 2017-2018

As Membership Promotion Chair of the ASHRAE Richmond Chapter, my goal is to encourage and develop new membership at all levels, which includes reaching out to professionals and students for potential new members. I also work on encouraging any lapsed members to renew their membership and stress the importance of that membership.  Background:  I am a graduate of VCU’s School of Engineering and also serve as Vice-President of their Alumni Board. As a Mechanical Engineer at Engineers Plus, I work on a wide variety of projects within commercial and industrial buildings and facilities. I follow the projects from start to finish and try to provide the best solutions to challenging projects for my clients.

Andy Hobson

Chapter Student Activities Chair  2017-2018

Wade Saxton, CPMP, CxPP

Chapter Refrigeration Chair  2017-2018

David White

Chapter YEA Chair  2017-2018

Facts Chartered on June 10th, 1940 as a section of ASRE  (American Society of Refrigeration Engineers) 1959 American Society of Refrigeration Engineers merge with the Society of Heating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers 1960 the present American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers was brought into being in Richmond
Facts Founded in 1894 50,000 volunteers 123 standards 85 research projects 100 technical committees 132 countries 171 chapters 240 student branches
Core Values Excellence Commitment Integrity Collaboration Voluntarism
Website Last Revised February 10th 2018, Website Maintained & Built by Wade S Saxton
Membership Consulting engineers (34%) Contractors (10%) Manufacturers (8%) Sales (6%) Architects (5%)