Cindy Simmonshas been named comptroller and director of administrative services ofASHRAE. Simmons has some 15 years of financial experience. At ASHRAE, she will manage the financial operations of the society, which has a $16 to $18 million annual budget and related funds, implement financial decisions of the society's board of directors under the supervision of ASHRAE's executive vice president and direct the activities of the administrative services department.