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ANNUAL MEETING – THE HUNT IS ON – TRADE SHOW

When: February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Catamaran Resort - 3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego 92109

 

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  • To provide education
  • To provide a network for building engineers to share information.
  • To provide a forum for social interaction with minimum solicitation of products/services.
  • To support such public service, civic or humanitarian projects, which can be accomplished by utilizing the expertise, skills and other resources of the SDBEA.
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  • Receive exclusive online access.
  • Find the necessary information to facilitate future success.
  • Receive free trainings, which include information from leading professionals in their field of expertise.
  • SDBEA is a one-stop shop for important resources.
  • Members have an opportunity to tour some of the most interesting projects in town.

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Meet the board

Ray Trent, Vice President

Ray Trent is the 2014/2015 Vice President for SDBEA. He has also served as the Education Chair since 2012. Ray has been an engineer and a contributor to the engineering ...read more

Ray Trent is the 2014/2015 Vice President for SDBEA. He has also served as the Education Chair since 2012. Ray has been an engineer and a contributor to the engineering community in San Diego for almost 15 years. He is currently a Chief Engineer for ABM and oversees approximately 1 million square feet of Bio-Tech space with a highly trained staff of 6 whose key focus is critical mechanical systems. He is passionate about the success of the local industry and an advocate for Engineers growth and education.

Ray Trent - Vice President

Jack Bennings, Treasurer

Vice President of Operations with Paragon Services Engineering. Jack’s background spans decades of experience in the facilities management and engineering field, Mr. Bennings has held numerous managerial positions with a ...read more

Vice President of Operations with Paragon Services Engineering. Jack’s background spans decades of experience in the facilities management and engineering field, Mr. Bennings has held numerous managerial positions with a number of leading Real Estate Management Firms. His facilities and engineering background includes working in Mission Critical Data Center for a Fortune 100 Company, Class A Office Buildings, Critical Hospital Environments, Medical Research Institutions, Universities, and Mass Transit Facilities. Responsibilities have included the administration of budgets, contract management, capital projects, and construction management. Mr. Bennings holds Engineering Licenses in multiple jurisdictions for low and high pressure steam plant operation, refrigeration, and energy auditing. He is active with various trade organizations including BOMA, IFMA, US Green Building Council, 7X24, SDBEA, and AFCOM.

Jack Bennings - Treasurer

Thor Emblem, President

Thor Emblem is the 2014/2015 President for SDBEA. He has held several leadership positions within the SDBEA he served as Vice President for 2 years, and most notably chairing the...read more

Thor Emblem is the 2014/2015 President for SDBEA. He has held several leadership positions within the SDBEA he served as Vice President for 2 years, and most notably chairing the Annual Golf Tournament for 3 years which funds the SDBEA scholarship program. Thor also has served as the Awards Chair for the last 3 years. Thor is the Branch Manager of ABM Engineering.

Thor Emblem - President

Jessica Kalloch, Secretary

Jessica Kalloch has been the Community Service Co-Chair for SDBE for 3 years. She has been in the industry for over 10 years and is currently in Commercial Business Development...read more

Jessica Kalloch has been the Community Service Co-Chair for SDBE for 3 years. She has been in the industry for over 10 years and is currently in Commercial Business Development for Bill Howe Plumbing. She develops, retains & grows business in the San Diego Market. Jessica studied psychology at SDSU and has an active 6-year old Chocolate Labrador. She and her wonderful husband recently closed on a brand new-to-them house!

Jessica Kalloch - Secretary