Last Year's Award Winners

Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement. Handed out every year at the Leadership Luncheon and the Awards Gala at the IEC National Convention, these award winners represent those members and chapters who have made great strides within the electrical industry and the association.

IEC announced the winners of the 2013 IEC National Awards at the 56th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo, held September 25-28, in Portland, Oregon.

2013 IEC National Award Winners

National Member of the Year: Wade Hamlin, N Line Electric, IEC Rocky Mountain

Industry Achievement Award: Paula Nolan, Siemens Industries, IEC Rocky Mountain

Apprentice Chapter of the Year: IEC San Antonio

Chapter Executive Director of the Year: Spenser Villwock, IEC Rocky Mountain

Chapter Excellence Award: Central Pennsylvania IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)

                                           IEC San Antonio (31 to 60 contractor members)
IEC Greater Cincinnati (61 plus contractor members)

Instructor of the Year: Mark Coshal, IEC San Antonio, IES Commercial

Legislative Chapter of the Year: New Jersey IEC

Community Service Award: Jim Schoenfelder, 1st Electric Contractors, IEC Rocky Mountain

Chapters of the Year: IEC of Lubbock (up to 15 contractor members)                       

                                   New Jersey IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)

                                   IEC Greater Cincinnati (31 to 60 contractor members)

                                   IEC Texas Gulf Coast (61+ contractor members)

Apprentice Alumni Award: Michael Gunter, Electrical Contractor Inc, IEC Atlanta

IEC-CNA Safety Award

The IEC-CNA Safety Awards recognize electrical contracting companies that excel in establishing and maintaining safety programs that result in incident rates that are significantly below the average OSHA recordable incident rate. The judges look for commitment to safety from management, employee involvement, active participation, and controls over major exposure to loss.

The 2013 IEC-CNA Safety Awards were presented at the 56th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo to the following companies:

Bret's Electric, LLC
Frederick, Colorado
(1 to 15 employees)

LeMay Electric, Inc.
Marietta, Georgia
(16-50 employees)

F.B. Harding, Inc.
Rockville, Maryland
(51-125 employees)

AMF Electrical Contractors, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri
(126-300 employees)

IES Commercial
Houston, Texas
(301 plus employees)

2013 Awards of Excellence in Electrical Construction



Multi-Family, mid-rise buildings above three stories
1st Electric Contractors, Inc. (Lakewood, Colorado)
2020 Lawrence Street Apartments

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For contract amounts up to $500,000
Tutor Electrical Service (Mansfield, Texas)
Splash Kingdom Family Waterpark - Wild West

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For contract amounts between $500,000 and $1,500,000
Tutor Electrical Service (Mansfield, Texas)
Dallas County Sub-Courthouse

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For contract amounts between $1,500,000 and $5,000,000
Excel Electrical Technologies, Inc. (Kennesaw, Georgia)
Eastside Medical Center Bed Tower Expansion

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For contract amounts over $5,000,000
Northern Electric, Inc. (Hazelton, West Virginia)
Hazelton Correctional Facility

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For contract amounts up to $1,500,000
Mike Hagen Electric, Inc. (Kansas City, Missouri)
Norfolk Southern Railroad Maintenance Shop

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For contract amounts between $1,500,000 and $5,000,000
Wagner Electric Company, Inc. (Louisville, Kentucky)
New Tank Farm and Area 20 Expansion

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For contract amounts over $5,000,000
Excel Electrical Technologies, Inc. (Kennesaw, Georgia)
Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas - Savannah Machinery Works

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Efficient Energy/Green Construction  


Weifield Goup Contracting LLC (Denver, Colorado)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Controllable Grid Interface

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Low-Voltage Systems  


West Coast Business Communications, Inc. (Portland, Oregon)
New Seasons Market - Williams Location

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