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Diversity & Inclusion Committee Meeting

In June, the Chapter’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee hosted 25 attendees for a virtual seminar with special guest speaker Gina Curry of Exude, Inc. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Exude, Inc. is an award winning consulting firm that specializes in Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Training &… Read more

Congratulations to NECA Safety Award Winners!

In June, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter hosted its 16th Annual NECA Safety Achievement Seminar at the Chapel of Four Chaplains at the Philadelphia Navy Yard to recognize and honor the winners of its 2021 Safety Achievement Program. The seminar featured presentations on safety lessons learned from COVID-19 from the following industry leaders: Michael Neill,… Read more

Advocacy Month

In February 2021, the Penn-Del-Jersey and Western PA Chapters, NECA jointly hosted the first ever NECA Virtual Advocacy Month. This program was created as a COVID-safe replacement for the Chapters’ Annual Harrisburg Advocacy Day. In total, the virtual program featured 16 policy meetings with Pennsylvania legislators and six group presentations… Read more

Diversity & Inclusion Event

On March 29, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Committee hosted its first public “D&I Program.” During the event, NECA General Counsel Jef Fagan offered an update on NECA National’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force and its work. He also discussed the meaning of discrimination and implicit bias…. Read more

NECA NOW

NECA NOW was held on April 13 and 14, 2021. This two day conference focused on leadership development with presentations by top business experts. The virtual event included four Plenary Sessions that began and ended with professional and personal development insights contractors can draw inspiration from, delivered by nationally known keynote… Read more

New Podcast: “The NECA Connection”

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is proud to announce the creation of its brand new podcast, “The NECA Connection.” This podcast will feature news updates, special guest interviews, and upcoming event information available at times convenient for our members to listen to it. Each episode will be roughly five minutes in… Read more

Diversity Apprenticeship Video

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter is excited to share a new video displaying the benefits and diversity of our apprenticeship programs. This video will be used by our JATCs as a recruitment tool to reach more diverse communities and apprenticeship applicants.  This video can be found on the Chapter website Media Page and on… Read more

“Where Are They Now?” – Jordan Crolly: Former Penn State Student Chapter President

In 2013, the Penn State Student Chapter won second place in ELECTRI’s Green Energy Challenge. This was thanks in part to Student Chapter President Jordan Crolly, who later graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering and a Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems.  The… Read more