ASHRAE offers volunteer opportunities for professional development and positions on the board.
At the Chapter level, there are committees you can join that have minimal commitment to get your feet wet.
For more involvement, you can become a Committee Chair and/or move through the Board of Governors and become Chapter President.
The opportunities for volunteers looking to hold Committee Chair or Committee Member positions in the Jacksonville Chapter are in the following areas:
Research Promotion Committee – Develop and assist with programs that will help to encourage financial commitments for ASHRAE Research Initiatives. Please contact 2021-22 RP Chair Jake Bruch for more information.
Chapter Technology Transfer Committee - Primarily role is finding speakers for our monthly meetings that engage the membership. Officially, they provide efficient and effective transfer of current and relevant information throughout the HVAC&R industry to and from the Jacksonville chapter, mainly in the form of chapter meetings. Please contact 2021-22 CTTC Chair Austin Calcote for more information.
Government Affairs Committee – Help notify the membership about our governing bodies on ASHRAE related topics.
Communications Committee – Help reach our members through newsletter, website, and social media.
Student Activities Committee – Help promote and encourage students to join the HVAC/ASHRAE industry at higher education learning facilities and K-12 schools. This Chair position is currently vacant. Please contact 2021-22 President Matt Furlong for more information.
Membership Promotion Committee – Work to recruit new members and enrich the current membership’s involvement.
Please contact 2021-22 MP Chair Ben Wilder for more information.
Website Host - Keep everyone informed by updating the website
Chapter Historian - Typically this position is held by the past-president of the chapter.
Guest Speaker - Share your expertise and knowledge on technical topics for our monthly meetings.
Sponsorship Opportunities - Sponsor students to attend our activities and events and/or sponsor, promote and attend these venues.
and much more…
Board of Governors - The BOG is a 5-year pathway to serve the chapter as the leadership. You would progress from Secretary to Treasurer, then Vice-President, President-Elect and finishing as the Chapter President.
Please submit your name and a message to our Contact Page to volunteer and get involved!