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RSES Announces 2017–2018 International Board and Auxiliary Board of Directors

December 12th, 2017

Rolling Meadows, Ill. (Oct. 13, 2017) — The RSES Board and RSES Auxiliary International Annual Business Meetings were held during the RSES Southwestern Regional Association 67th Pre-Conference Meeting and Trade Show Sept. 28–29, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. At that time, the 2017–2018 International Board and Auxiliary Board of Directors were sworn into office. 


RSES 2017–2018 Executive Committee includes: International President Nick Reggi, CMS, RCT; International Vice President Steve Wright Jr., CMS, RCT; International Secretary and Treasurer Mike Ralston, CM; International Sergeant at Arms Raymond T. Clary, CMS; and Chairman, Educational & Examining Board Roger M. Hensley, CMS.

Regional Director, Region 16 and 17 Gary Struhar, CMS, was appointed for a two-year term to replace Reggi. Returning Regional Directors include: Region 1 and 3 Ratib E. Baker, CMS, RCT; Region 2 Arthur T. Miller, CMS, RCT; Region 4 and 6 Raymond T. Clary, CMS; Region 5 and 7 Steve Wright, Sr., CMS, RCT; Region 8 and 11 Brynn C. Cooksey, CMS, RCT; Region 9, 12 and 13 Michael Ralston, CM; Region 10 Jerry Clark, CM; and Region 14 and 15 J.F. “Fred” Townsend, CM.


The 2017–2018 RSES Auxiliary Officers and Board of Directors were also appointed in September. They include: President Jill Malone; Vice President Gail Paschal; Secretary/Historian Irene Thompson; Treasurer Pat McCarthy; Sargent at Arms Karla Miller; Director of Membership Darlene Baker; Director of Credentials Linda Jackson; Officers’ Activities Sandy Ralston; and Publicity/Sight Glass Brenda Decker.


A complete review of the Annual Business Meeting and Southwestern Regional Pre-Conference will be available in the November 2017 issue of RSES Journal.

RSES is the leading education, training and certification preparation organization for HVACR professionals. RSES publishes various comprehensive industry training and reference materials in addition to delivering superior educational programs designed to benefit HVACR professionals at every stage of their careers through instructor-led training courses, online training for HVAC, educational seminars, interactive CD and DVD products, industry-related reference manuals, and helpful technical content through Service Application Manual chapters, the RSES Journal, the RSES Journal archives and feature articles, as well as web-exclusive features.

Beginning with basic theory and extending to complex troubleshooting, training courses covering refrigeration and air conditioning, heating, electricity, controls, heat pumps and safety may be conducted in a classroom environment or though self study. RSES publications may be purchased by schools, contractors, manufacturers or any other industry group wanting to conduct comprehensive training programs. Seminars covering air conditioning troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting, compressor training, condenser training, refrigerant piping practices, DDC controls, and more are held in various cities across North America.

Select training programs offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and NATE Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

In addition, RSES offers industry certification preparation materials for refrigerant handling (EPA Section 608), R-410A and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) examinations.

RSES’ monthly magazine, RSES Journal, serves HVAC contractors, service technicians, students, operations/maintenance managers, engineers and technicians who work in the residential, light commercial, commercial and institutional markets on air conditioning, warm-air heating, refrigeration, ventilation, electrical, ice machines, chillers, hydronic heating, piping, refrigeration control and energy management, building automation, indoor air quality and duct cleaning, and sheet metal fabrication equipment and/or systems.
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