RETA Old Dominion Chapter May 2018 meeting
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When: 5/17/2018
6:30 PM
Where: Topgolf Virginia Beach
5444 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia  23462
United States
Presenter: Josiah Royer
Contact: Wylie Powers

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Next RETA Meeting:


May 17, 2018 – Hampton Roads, VA

Location:        Topgolf – Virginia Beach

5444 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Time:               6:30 – 8:30 pm


Trainer           Josiah Royer

           IIAR Standards Overview


A few notes from April’s meeting:

  • Meeting was held at Danone, Mt Crawford, VA.  
    • Training provided by:

Bobby Taylor - Thermal pipe insulation:

Installation and Maintenance Considerations


  • Future meetings: Below, you will find the dates and cities.    


  • Email List: Getting the NEWS out.
    • If you know someone we need to add, please reply to this email and I will add them.
    • If your email has changed and you someone forwards this email to you, let us know and we will update the mailing list.


  • We like to have end users to host the meetings this next year. The hope is for you to show off your facilities and/or compressor rooms.
    • If anyone is interested in hosting, please let me know and we can get you on the schedule to showcase your refrigeration system.


  • Discussions on Chapter operations. 


  • Discussions continue within the committees.  The education committee is being staffed.  We would like to have a one person from each area we have meetings: 
    • If you are interested, let me know and we can discuss.
    • Education Committee
      • Newport News – Volunteer needed
      • Richmond – Volunteer needed
      • Harrisonburg – Daniel Lauff


  • Chapter Elections:     
    • We are taking nominations for the offices of the Old Dominion Chapter. 
      • If you or someone you know is interested, please send me an email.  I will put their name on the list.
    • Voting will take place in June.
      • I will send an email the first week of June.
        • Please reply to the email with your vote.
        • On June 21st, the election results will be voted on and the results will be send out the following week. 


Current Nominations are as follows:


            President                     Wylie Powers  


            Vice President             Mark Malagon  

                                                Suzanne Wingo


            Secretary                    Suzanne Wingo

                                                Benjamin Clark


            Treasure                      Jimmy Carver



Please put the below meetings on your calendars.    



June 21, 2018 – Richmond, VA

                                                Training provided by Colmac Coils



July and August      No meetings – Summer break



If there is an activity you would recommend for the Old Dominion RETA community, contact me and we can discuss.                                         


Wylie Powers II

Interim Chapter President

Old Dominion Chapter

(o) 540-801-0958 | (c) 540-717-3505


Future Meetings:


September 2018                Harrisonburg

October 2018                     Hampton Area

November 2018                 Richmond Area

December 2018                 Harrisonburg Area

January 2019                     Hampton Area

February 2019                   Richmond Area

March 2019                        Harrisonburg Area

April 2019                           Hampton Area

May 2019                            Richmond Area

June 2019                           Harrisonburg Area




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