ASHRAE introduced its 2017-2018 president, executive committee officers and directors during its Annual Conference in Long Beach, California, which was held from June 24 to 28. ASHRAE’s new president is Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE. He announced his term’s theme will be ‘Extending Our Community’. He will focus his time as the Society’s leader on extending ASHRAE’s global community, technological horizons and overall value to the Society’s members. Olesen will continue to serve as a professor at the Technical University of Denmark. During his term, he will also serve as chair of ASHRAE’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee.