Texas Energy Managers Association. A Brief History. It Began as a Dream. of Jim Brown – ESA Energy Systems Associates, Inc. and Glenda Baldwin – SECO Schools Program. Interest Survey Results. 1020 ISD Superintendents and 225 Energy Managers Surveyed 124 Responded 10% Response Rate.
A Brief History
of Jim Brown – ESA Energy Systems Associates, Inc.
and Glenda Baldwin – SECO Schools Program
1020 ISD Superintendents and
225 Energy Managers Surveyed
10% Response Rate
A survey was sent out in May 2008
by Dub Taylor, Director of SECO
Yes 58 No 66
Yes 111 No 12
Yes 85 No 31
June 2008 Jim Brown of ESA hired Yvonne Huneycutt to organize and administer a new association for Energy Managers.
Colby May of ESA developed TEMA’s first website.
TEMA was supported by ESA with personnel and office space 2008-2010.
SECO Contracting Firms 2008 – 2010: The consulting muscle behind TEMA
Jim Brown, ESA Energy Systems Associates, Inc.
Gary Bristow, EMA Estes McClure & Associates, Inc.
Saleem Kahn, TEESI Texas Energy Engineering Services, Inc.
Rebecca CordeirodePeredo – Spring Branch ISD
Bruce Dschuden – Northside ISD
Larry Harvey – Garland ISD
Victor Melton – Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
Glen Rhoden – Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Cesar Trevino – United ISD
Perry Been – SECO
Glenda Baldwin – SECO
Jim Brown – ESA
Debra Brown – ESA
Yvonne Huneycutt – ESA
Colby May – ESA
Rik Morris – ESA
Frank Thomas – ESA
Patricia Jacobson - ESA
Gary Bristow –
Saleem Kahn - TEESISupporting Cast
Steering Committee met 2008 – 2010 with active support of SECO and 3 Energy Management Consulting firms.
Became a TX non-profit corporation Nov. 2008.
Begin membership drive March 2009.
Held a contest in TX public schools to create a logo for TEMA. Winning logo was designed by Sarah Pak of Coppell Middle School. TEMA awarded the school with a $500 check.
Sarah Pak, 9th Grade at Coppell Middle School – TEMA’s 1stlogo designer
DFW Chapter and Gulf Coast Chapter (Houston)
97 Memberships; 164 Individuals; 51 ISDs;
2 Universities; 1 Hospital.
TEMA President, Glen Rhoden awards outgoing president, Rebecca Cordeiro de Peredo with lifetime membership in appreciation for her tremendous efforts in starting TEMA.
TEMA Board honors Glenda Baldwin honorary membership and Perry Been a certificate of appreciation upon their retirement from SECO as thanks for their dedicated support in starting TEMA.
DFW Chapter hosts first ATEM course & exam and first TEMA Product Expo in October 2010.
The Central Texas Chapter, chartered Nov. 2010, is first regional chapter to recruit Energy Managers in the public sector outside of ISDs.
TEMA and ESA determine it is time for TEMA to stand on its own. Yvonne Huneycutt resigns from ESA and is hired by TEMA as Administrator beginning January 2011.
TEMA is granted 501(c)(6) status by the IRS January 2011.