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Penn State University Student Chapter an Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge Video Finalist

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is proud to announce that its Penn State University NECA Student Chapter was selected as a finalist in the ELECTRI Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC) Video Competition. Other finalists include Illinois Institute of Technology and Kennesaw State. The three ECIC Video Competition finalist submissions were featured at… Read more

Chapter Attends NECA 2021 Nashville

On November 8-12, 2021, more than 70 Members and guests of the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter attended the 2021 NECA Convention and Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee. Our Chapter was proud to join NECA Members from across the country in a myriad of networking, education, and professional development opportunities.  We especially enjoyed hearing… Read more

2022 Education Course Schedule Release

From estimation and code updates to leadership and project management, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter’s 2022 Education Course Schedule has topics to benefit all Member employees. See below for the full list of 2022 courses: 2022 Course Schedule Course Instructor Date Building Successful Customer Relations Stephane McShane Thursday, January 27 Driving Project… Read more

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