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Women in ASHRAE: Coffee & Presentation

February 14, 2019
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
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Dewberry Engineers Inc.
2610 Wycliff Road (4th Floor)
Raleigh, NC 27607

Women in ASHRAE: Coffee & Presentation:
Attracting and Retaining Women in Engineering


Have you ever wondered what the statistics are for Women in the HVAC Industry, or whether the statistics have improved over the years? This presentation walks you thru the statistics and the challenges that women face in our industry, and provides insight in how to improve your work environment to address the issues and concerns that are important to your female employees and peers.

Ginger Scoggins  PE, CEM, CxA, LEED® AP, Principal

 Scoggins_Ginger__presenterGinger is the President and Principal mechanical engineer at Engineered Designs, Inc. located in Cary, NC.  Ginger founded this firm 19 years ago, and has maintained this firm at over 20 employees for the last eight years.  Ginger works daily in the role of principal marketing contact for the firm which helps her facilitate her role as the primary project scheduler.  She also oversees the mechanical design department reviewing projects for accuracy and insuring their timely completion.  Ginger is also a certified commissioning agent, as well as a certified energy manager, and works on commissioning of projects ranging from $4 million construction cost up to $90 million construction cost.

ASHRAE highlights:
Ginger has been involved in ASHRAE since 1988 when she joined the Triangle Chapter.  She became the chapter’s research chair for two years, and won the Money Bags regional award for raising more money for her chapter than ever before.  She went through the chapter chairs, becoming the first female president of the chapter in the 1995-96 year.  She then moved into a Regional position, becoming the Region IV Membership promotion Vice-Chair, as well as serving on the Meetings & Arrangements committee for the Society.  In the years following, she has worked for many years on the Programs and CEC committees, becoming chairs of each committee.  She also served her Region for numerous years on the Society Nominating committee, and subsequently became both a BOD appointed alternate and delegate for varying years.  Recently, she has just completed her term as DIRECTOR & REGIONAL CHAIR of Region IV, and has served on both the Society Planning committee, as well as the Society Finance Committee, and has been program sub-committee chair for TC 9.10 focusing on Laboratory Design.  She is currently in her 2nd year as an ASHRAE Society Vice-President, as well as Chair of Technology Council, and serving her second term on the Society Finance Committee.

 -- Tennessee Technological University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1986
 -- Meredith College, 12 credit hours towards an M.B.A, 1994
 -- Professional Engineering License, 1990
 -- Leed Certified, 2006
 -- Certified Energy Manager, 2010
 -- Commissioning Agent Certification, 2011


8:00 - 8:30 AM: Socialize and light breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 AM: Presentation

Plenty of free parking, take the elevator up to the 4th floor, ask for the ASHRAE meeting.


Please RSVP / Pre-Register so we can get a good head-count for the seating and breakfast.

This event is FREE

Anyone interested is welcome, ASHRAE member or not, women or men.


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