Kenneth Bachner, CMS, international vice president and Region 5 director of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) , passed away June 12 in Des Plaines, IL He was 55.

Bachner was a member of RSES since 1989, and a regional director since 1995. Prior to his international vice president position, Bachner served as international treasurer, international secretary and international sergeant-at-arms. Bachner was a member of the Palm Beach County Chapter of RSES, where he served as chapter president and educational chairman.