DES PLAINES, Ill. - During a campaign to update all RSES members’ contact information, the association held a random drawing of all participants for a chance to win a 32-inch, liquid-crystal display, high-definition television. Maurice Pickett of the RSES Central Kentucky Chapter, Lexington, Ky., was the lucky winner, chosen on Feb. 12.

Pickett has been a member of RSES since 2001. He is the owner of Pickett Heating & Cooling located in Campbellsville, Ky. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and in technology HVACR design from the University of Houston in Houston. He also has certifications with North American Technician Excellence, National Association of Home Builders, and Green Builder College.

“I have always appreciated the educational and training opportunities provided by RSES, and I am impressed with the level of professionalism within the membership,” said Pickett. “Operating a small business has always been challenging, and certainly RSES has been in the vanguard in the area of technical and leadership development for the HVACR industry. Business dynamics dictate that we maintain a competitive edge through education at various academic levels, which enables us to provide a higher level of professional services to our customers.”

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Publication date:04/12/2010