CHICAGO - The first official chapter of Women in HVACR (WHVACR) has been established in Chicago with 52 members. The chapter recently elected the following officers:

President:Charlotte Flesher, sales estimator, International Piping Systems (IPS);

Vice president:Jayne Guerrieri, field procurement manager, Siemens Industry Inc.;

Treasurer:Michele Mele, controller, J.C. Power Control;

Secretary:Rebecca Yassan, sales engineer, Steam Sales Corp.

The chapter plans to hold quarterly meetings and to host social, fundraising and networking events.

Publication date:05/10/2010