Chapter History

The East Tennessee Chapter of ASHRAE was organized in early 1964 and chartered by Society in November of that year.

As early as 1966, we were hosting our regional conference, and ever since we have been a leading chapter within Region VII of ASHRAE Society.

Our detailed history has been published in our Chapter Roster over the years, and it is updated annually. While a summary of reasonable length is being prepared for this webpage, we invite you to view our Chapter History Video that was prepared for our 50th Anniversary Gala on November 13, 2014. This video, produced by Jack Hopkins and narrated by recent Chapter Historian Alan Hasemeyer, contains original documents, interviews, and photographs of our past chapter events.

A link to Section One of our current chapter roster is presented here: 2016 Chapter Roster. Thanks to Jonathan Driskill and his Roster Committee for all of the hard work that has gone into this addition.

Please feel free to contact our current Historian, Jeff Gibson at for any questions or suggestions regarding our chapter history.