Air Conditioning Technology Advisory Board

Meeting Minutes:



Blake Ballard, Sahara Air
Chris Bless, Carl’s Air
Dennis Cicala, Steamatic Las Vegas
Dennis Cope, Evolution Air Conditioning
Ken Goodrich, Goettle Air
Adam Green, Geary Pacific Supplies
Seanna Larson, CSN
Kensen Lee, Panasonic USA
Crystal Naegle, CSN
Rodney Nestmann, CSN
Cal Sanders, Cal Air Cooling and Heating
Dennis Soukup, CSN
Carlos Stradford, Wynn Resorts

Air Conditioning Technology Advisory Board

The CSN Air Conditioning Program Advisory Board is comprised of local business and industry members. The board advises the Air Conditioning Program on its course of direction including curriculum recommendations, advocacy, and support for quality career training and educational emphasis. The advisory board assists the program in advancing the college mission of providing a highly educated, civically engaged and skilled workforce.

The Air Conditioning Program has recently opened a 6,000 square foot, off-site laboratory space with specialized equipment to teach Boiler and Chiller Operations, Advanced Controls and Sheet Metal Fabrication. Specialized equipment includes working hot water and steam boiler systems, a 160 ton York Chiller, a BAC Cooling Tower, a complete sheet metal fabrication area, and more. The board will assist the the program with developing curriculum to meet the future needs of the local air conditioning industry.