The Master Health Services technician serves on AIRAH’s Queensland division committee.
Joining the division committee
My employer encouraged me to read technical books the day I started my apprenticeship. I was initially hesitant about embracing my new apprenticeship; however, I did enjoy the work, in time becoming a frequent reader of HVAC&R Nation (ed’s note: now HVAC&R News).
I applied to become a member of AIRAH in 2013. I really enjoyed attending the technical events and the annual AIRAH Industry Nights. I was hooked. I was asked to join the committee in 2016, after I had asked how I could help out with the coming Industry Night.
Highlight so far
The industry connections and friendships I’ve made with outstanding practitioners and leaders.
They have challenged, humbled and inspired me. I have really appreciated the mentorship and opportunity to learn, try, fail and grow.
The exposure aspects of our industry that I otherwise wouldn’t known about has been a highlight.
I’ve also had the privilege of attending a few site visits, gaining greater knowledge and insight into new possibilities and innovative engineering solutions.
For example, the successful Integration of a cogeneration plant, and an HVAC condensation collection system to reduce water consumption.
To promote the adoption of best practice, and facilitate professional development opportunities for everyone within HVAC&R.