I feel privileged as I humbly accept the responsibility of being the President of ASHRAE Sri Lankan Chapter 171 for the year 2015/2016. This year we aim to further improve our chapter and add more value to our membership by carrying out chapter work through committees. We will have 20 committees this year which will give all or most members the opportunity to join the chapter activities.
Some of the main activities lined up for the upcoming year are the CSR Project in August, CRC in Istanbul, Turkey from 1st to 4th October, Annual Get Together in December, Membership Promotion Night in January 2016, and the Refrigeration Technical Tour in March 2016. In addition to these events, we aim to Introduce Chapter members for regional activities, membership upgrades, propose members to Chapter Awards, propose members to regional awards, 2 webcasts, 4 seminars, 1 DL program, 6 committee meetings and 10 BOG CC meetings with ASHRAE industry related program conducted by a past president at each session. Our main target by the end of this year is to achieve PAOE by earning minimum points in five PAOE categories. I believe these targets can only be achieved through dedication, enthusiasm and hard work of all members. Finally, I request every single member to put in your best to improve our chapter and give value to your membership. Kapila Rodrigo President – ASHRAE Sri Lankan Chapter -171
ASHRAE 171 2015-2016 Newsletter-1