Officers and Board of Directors

Past Society President from the TN Valley:

Terry Townsend 2013
Society President: Terry Townsend (2006-2007)
  • ASHRAE Leadership Recall
  • Fellow ASHRAE – 1997
  • Distinguished Service Award – 1997
  • Exceptional Service Award – 2004

Chapter Officers:

President: Tommy McMasters

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Chapter President: Tommy McMasters      (No Picture Available)


President-elect: Stephen Wren, PE

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President-elect: Stephen Wren, PE

Vice President: Jac Cooper, PE

Vice President: Jac Cooper, PE, LEED AP


Chapter Treasurer: Patricia King

Tricia King 2013
Treasurer: Tricia King

Chapter Secretary: Andrew Frye

Secretary: Drew Frye
  • Power Utilization Engineer
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • 423-751-7060

Board of Governors

David Dinse, PE

Scott Harrington

Joseph Runyon

Karen Thrasher

Walter Coffman

Jan Jennings

Committee Chairs:

Student Activities Chair:  Dr. Prakash Dhamshala

Technology Transfer Chair: Kay Thrasher

Kay Thrasher 2013
Chapter Technology Transfer Committee Chair: Kay Thrasher
  • Vice President, Townsend Engineering
  • 423-855-1184
  • Region VII Webmaster
  • Electronic Communications Committee Regional Officer
  • TC2.7, 6.8
  • Society Professional Development Committee Vice Chair

Grassroots Government Advocacy Chair: Scott McKenzie, PE

Membership Promotion Chair: Jac Cooper, PE, LEED AP

Research Promotion Chair: John Richardson

John Richardson 2013
Research Promotion Chair: John Richardson

YEA Chair: Michael Harrington

Chapter Administrator: John Richardson

Chapter Representatives at Regional Meetings:

  • Chapter Delegate: Stephen Wren, PE
  • Chapter Alternate: Kay Thrasher

Former Chapter Leadership

Scott Harrington 2013

Scott Harrington (2015-2016)

  • Outside Sales Representative
  • James M. Pleasants Company
  • 865-584-5054
  • President: 2015-2016
  • President-Elect- 2014-2015
  • Vice President – 2013-2014
  • Board of Governors- 2013-Present
  • Historian
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