Everett R. Nolte / 1970-1971
Everett was with the Swan-Sigler Company from 1961 to 1968 and he joined Bill Holloway as a Manufacturer’s representative in 1959. Everett founded the firm, Nolte, Inc. in 1975.
Tom Owens / 1971-1972
Tom worked with Natkin & Co.from 1965 to 1968 and then joined McCune and Associates. He later rejoined Natkin in 1972 as Assist Vice President and Chief Engineer only to later become the Vice President and manager of the Natkin Tulsa office. Tom stayed with Natkin until he purchased McIntosh Service from Pat McIntosh in 1993. Our meetings were held at the Financial Club and we won the Award of Excellence and the Chaparral Award that year. Tom is still an active member.
Howard R. Kirsch / 1972-1973
Howard joined the Trane Company from 1969 until 1983. Howard was active in H.R. Kirsch and Company, Inc., including American Art Bronze. Howard was also into classic cars with rumors around town that he had owned the # 2 or #3 corvette among many others for several years.
Sid Simon / 1973-1974
Sid had an extensive background of work with consulting engineers and mechanical contractors in Cleveland Ohio and New York. In 1966 Sid joined Netherton, Dollmeyer and Solnok Group in Tulsa. In 1982 he joined Matrix Architects Engineers Planners and retired in 1992. Our chapter won the PAOE Award at the CRC in Lubbock TX.
Herb Streator / 1974-1975
Herb was with Hambrick, Jones and Ferguson when he joined Natkin and Company in Tulsa in 1968. Herb remained with Natkin and after moving around to Houston, Albuquerque he returned to Tulsa in 1986. Herb left Natkin in 1991 and joined The Pro-Quip Corporation until his retirement.
Ed Teis / 1975-1976
Ed got his start with Finley Engineering from 1968 to 1970 when he joined Natkin and Company. He then moved to McCune, McCune and Associates in 1972. He joined up with Jim Palmer when the Eastland Mall Shopping Center was first under way. In 1975 Ed joined W. R. Holloway Company, later spending time with Smith Mechanical. From 1977 to 1982 he headed up the engineering division of Murray-Jones-Murray. At this time, Ed started his own company of Consulting Engineers, Inc. and has since closed the firm and retired.
Richard Dunn / 1976-1977
Richard “Dick” began his career with the old Advance Air Conditioning Company in 1947 and joined ONG in 1963. Dick retired from ONG in 1986 as manager of Energy Systems and Conservation.
Ray Lam / 1977-1978
Ray went to work for Johnson Controls in 1960 in Kansas City, MO. He was transferred to Wichita in 1965 and came to Tulsa in 1972. Ray was later transferred back to Kansas City in 1985.
Ron Spencer / 1978-1979
Ron joined Trane Company in Dallas in 1963 and came to Tulsa in 1965. He remained with the Trane Company until 1986 when he started his own company, Optimum Systems and Service, Inc. Ron joined ASHRAE in 1966 and during his presidency the chapter was a contender for the Golden Gavel Award. Our meetings were held at the Financial Club during his reign.
Don Sutton / 1979-1980
Don worked for Rockwell International as a design engineer in HVAC related projects before joining ONG in 1986. The chapter won the Star Award during his presidency. We met at the Financial Club and had 141 members.
Last updated: March, 2016