DES PLAINES, Ill. - The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) announced the names of members who were awarded Certificate Member (CM) and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) status in October 2004.

CM-level members are recognized industry-wide as having achieved a superior level of HVACR knowledge.

The following RSES members were awarded CM status: Yves Berthiaume, CM, of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta; David L. Beauchesne, CM, of the Lions Gate Chapter, Vancouver, British Columbia; David E. Dunn, CM, of the Central Florida Chapter, Orlando, Fla.; Pierre Levesque, CM, of the Mount Royal Chapter, Montreal, Quebec; Jerry E. Meyer, CM, of the Twin Cities Chapter, Minneapolis; R. Jack Riches, CM, of the Indianapolis Chapter, Indianapolis; Brendan J. Ward, CM, of the Southern Interior Chapter, Kelowna, British Columbia; and Kent W. Randall, CM, of the Greater Chicago Chapter, Chicago.

To obtain CMS status, an RSES member must first pass the CM examination. Once a CM, CMS status is earned by passing one or more of the six Specialist examinations available.

The following RSES members were awarded CMS status: Tim J. Lloyd, CMS, of the Gateway Chapter, Edmonton, Alberta; Sidney T. Bloomfield, CMS, of the Winnipeg Chapter, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Jason R. Barton, CMS, of the Gateway Chapter; Glen S. Gulevich, CMS, of the Southern Interior Chapter; Dale M. Olson, CMS, of the Bonneville Chapter, Salt Lake City; Dennis Wudrich, CMS, of the Calgary Chapter; Gus R. Yepiz, CMS, of the Calgary Chapter; Donald B. Baker, CMS, of the Winnipeg Chapter, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Ratib E. Baker, CMS, of the Chesapeake Chapter, Baltimore; Todd Brown, CMS, of the Winnipeg Chapter; Richard B. Estes, CMS, of the Tennessee Valley Chapter, Decatur, Ala.; Rich Hoke, CMS, of the Fox Valley Chapter, Elgin, Ill.; Mark D. Pross, CMS, of the St. Louis Gateway Chapter; and Chad A. Davis, CMS, of the Blackhawk Chapter, Quincy, Ill.

Publication date: 12/20/2004