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Chapter Hosts Virtual Interview With Congressman Daniel P. Meuser

On June 24, 2020, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Legislative Committee hosted a Virtual Interview with Congressman Daniel P. Meuser of Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District.  Government Affairs Coordinator Aaron Kelley conducted the interview and made several legislative requests throughout.  The interview began with a discussion of the Congressman’s role as U.S. Representative for… Read more

Project Excellence Awards Accepting Applications Now!

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is proud to announce its third annual Project Excellence Awards Program. The Project Excellence Awards will recognize Chapter contractor members for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity in delivering their completed project within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. The Program will consider projects within the eleven (11) categories below:  CommercialInstitutionalDesign… Read more

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Designates Philanthropic Efforts to Help Fight COVID-19

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA has donated to 20 health care facilities, systems, or foundations throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Each recipient has had a good relationship with NECA Contractors. These recipients include: Bryn Mawr Hospital (Mainline Health) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Christiana Hospital Doylestown Hospital Health Foundation… Read more

U.S. Congress Addresses COVID-19 Pandemic

In March, three major pieces of federal legislation aimed at addressing the Coronavirus Pandemic were made law: First was H.R. 6074 , the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. This Bill directed government funds to federal agencies in order to begin addressing the pandemic and setting the stage for future recovery efforts…. Read more

Chapter Creates Online Coronavirus Resource Center

To provide you with timely, pertinent information on the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter has created an online “Coronavirus Resource Center”.  This Resource Center contains information on the virus, its effects on our Industry, and guidance on responding to the pandemic. Resource Center content is updated daily.  Click here to… Read more

Penn State Student Chapter Update

In December, the Penn State University NECA Student Chapter received several pieces of incredible news.  First, the Student Chapter received notice that its 2020 Student Passport Initiative proposal was undergoing consideration as a finalist. In January, one student representative will travel to ELECTRI’s annual meeting to present the Chapter’s updated… Read more

NECA Contractor Wins 2019 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence

For the second time in eight years, Vanalt Electrical Construction has been awarded the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding employer-employee safety programs that set high standards for workplace safety and produce tangible results.  In 2012, Vanalt was one of seven employers to be recognized for… Read more

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

The Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week took place November 11-17, 2019. To celebrate, the Apprentice Training for the Electrical Industry (ATEI 98) hosted an Apprenticeship Training Open House inviting all members of the community to learn more about our commitment to apprenticeships and how these unique work-based training programs make… Read more