Muttasim Al Ghadir
Board of Governor
Chairman of Grassroots Government Activities Committee
ASHRAE Qatar Oryx Chapter 2014-2015
The duties of this committee typically include:
A. Providing current, relevant information to chapter members regarding government activities in their communities, including any limitations placed on these activities by local, state or provincial governmental bodies.
B. Keeping the chapter, region and Society Government Activities staff informed on relevant governmental activities.
C. Coordinating dissemination of grassroots level governmental activities-related
information to members and obtaining feedback from chapter and individual member government activities.
D. Maintaining tools to train and enable chapter members to effect positive interactions with government entities in their communities, especially in the use of Society documents and the advancement of the Society’s public
E. Serving as a clearinghouse of grassroots government adoptions of ASHRAE developed and endorsed standards, guidelines and positions.
F. Keeping local, provincial and state governments updated on technical issues.
G. Promoting the appointment of chapter members to local, provincial and state
H. Reporting PAOE points earned in accomplishing the committee’s goals.
I. If approved by the BOG, assisting a governmental body in writing or developing a regulation, a code, an ordinance or law, or participating in an advisory group to such a body, provided such activity.
J. Providing assistance to the Chapter Publicity Committee (if one exists) in contacting local news media and chapter publications and offering to provide necessary information and material.
K. Providing assistance to the Chapter Historian in maintaining a history of the chapter's grassroots governmental activities.
L. Reporting to the Regional Vice Chair (RVC) for the Grassroots Government Activities Committee.
M. Assisting the RVC for Grassroots Government Activities to achieve the goals of the Society at the chapter level.
N. The Chapter GGAC chair is responsible for informing chapter members involved in GGAC activities of any local, provincial or state statutory or regulatory limitations placed upon grassroots government activities.
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