For a description of the awards listed for these great ASHRAE Fort Worth members, refer to ASHRAE’s page here.

 

Golden Gavel Award

The Golden Gavel is awarded to the Region VIII Chapter of the Year.

President

Chapter Year

Joe T. Romine

1974-1975

William O. Kelly, III

1975-1976

D.W. Gipson *

1979-1980

Charles C. Wedemeyer

1980-1981

Rush Klein

1983-1984

Jay Martin, P.E.

2009-2010

Ian L. Bost, P.E.

2010-2011

Louise & Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award

This award honors an ASHRAE Fellow for continuous preeminence in engineering or research. As one of ASHRAE’s most prominent awards, the Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award is only given to one Fellow per year and is sometimes not awarded at all.

Thomas B. Romine, P.E.

 

 

Fellow

ASHRAE members who have attained distinction in the fields of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation or the allied arts and sciences through invention, research, teaching, design, original work, or as an engineering executive on projects of unusual or important scope. The individual must have made substantial contributions and have been a full grade member in good standing for at least ten years prior to the date of their election.

Zahid H. Ayub

D.W. Gipson *

James L. Schulze, Sr.

Emil E. Friberg *

Thomas B. Romine, P.E.

Al Utesch

Jack Thompson Memorial Award for Chapter Leadership

This award is dedicated to Jack Thompson who created the Golden Gavel Award and was an inspirational member of Region VIII and is the most prestigious Regional award given to an individual that embodies the qualities of Chapter Leadership.

James W. Hall

Jay Martin, P.E.

 

Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes members of ASHRAE who have served the Society faithfully and with distinction on committees or otherwise given freely of their time and talent on behalf of the Society.

Zahid H. Ayub

Emil E. Friberg *

Donald C. Hardin

Charles Wayne Frazell

Art Giesler

Thomas B. Romine, P.E.

Regional Award of Merit

This award recognizes activities and contributions of members at the regional level.

Larry Akers

Art Giesler

John Rhodes

James R. Blanke

Donald C. Hardin

 

Emil E. Friberg *

Harold James *

 

Chapter Service Award

This award recognizes activities and contributions of members at the chapter level.

Larry Akers

Art Giesler

Rick O’Connor

Greg Braak

D.W. Gipson *

Cody W. Pace, P.E.

Tom Carlisle

Donald C. Hardin

John Rhodes

Rick Cyr

Doug Hays

Rick Romine

Gary D. Fields

Bill B. Hulsey

 

Emil E. Friberg *

William O. Kelly, III

 

Crosby Field Award

This award is for the highest rated paper presented at a Technical Session or Symposium for the year.

Emil E. Friberg *

 

 

Technical Paper Award

 

 

This award is for the best technical papers presented at a Society meeting for the year.

Dr. Robert R. Bittle

 

 

Journal Paper Award

 

 

This award is for the best article published in the ASHRAE Journal for the year.

 

Thomas B. Romine, P.E. (twice)

 

 

Government Affairs Award

This award recognizes an individual for outstanding effort and achievement in state, provincial, and local government activities in connection with technical issues related to the activities of the Society.

Paul L. Baker

 

 

Service to ASHRAE Research

This award recognizes excellence in volunteer service in the area of Society research.

Zahid H. Ayub

 

 

Distinguished 50-Year Member

This award recognizes individuals who have been ASHRAE members for a minimum of fifty years, and were a past Society President, a Fellow, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, or otherwise performed outstanding service for the Society.

Donald C. Hardin

Thomas B. Romine, P.E.

 

50-Year Member Award

This award recognizes individuals who have been ASHRAE members for a minimum of fifty years.

Charles V. Chenault

Anton B. Ullrich

 

Life Member

ASHRAE Members who have completed 30 years of continuous membership and have reached age 65.

James R. Blanke

Bill B. Hulsey

Daniel N. Reid *

Bruce B. Brand

Robert Jackson *

Joe T. Romine

Peter Butterfield

Harold James *

Thomas B. Romine, P.E.

Walter E. Cash

Morris N. Kaastad

Paul P. Schwartz

James G. Chatmas

William O. Kelly, III

Richard Skipper

Donald A. Decker *

Rush Klein

C. Lee Slaughter *

Arlie Freer *

James J. Mays

Robert H. Sparks

Emil E. Friberg *

Maurice McCall

Richard R. Stubblefield *

D.W. Gipson *

William Moody

Anton B. Ullrich

Donald C. Hardin

John S. O’Kelley

Bernie Warren *

David P. Hayes

Charles Phillips, P.E.

Curtis L. Zahn *

J.D. Higgins

Johnny Ralls

 

William C. Hobson

Fred Rehfield

 

Life Associate Member

ASHRAE Associate Members who have completed 30 years of continuous membership and have reached age 65.

Charles C. Black

Buford E. New

Edward J. Piedlau

* = Deceased