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2017 Webinar Series

2017 Webinar Series

 

IEC has launched the 2017 Webinar Series focused on topics directly related to your electrical contracting business. As part of the IEC Training Advantage, these webinars are complimentary to all IEC members.   

 

 Upcoming Webinars

 


Replace or Recondition: Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment

November 1, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT

This presentation serves as a guide that represents the consensus of NEMA member companies and provides information on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to water through flooding, fire-fighting activities, hurricanes, and other events involving large quantities of water. It is designed for suppliers, installers, inspectors, and users of electrical products. Electrical equipment exposed to water can be extremely hazardous if reenergized without performing a proper evaluation and taking necessary actions. Reductions in the integrity of electrical equipment due to moisture can affect the ability of the equipment to perform its intended function.

Damage to electrical equipment can also result from flood waters contaminated with chemicals, sewage, oil, and other debris, which will affect the integrity and performance of the equipment. Ocean water and salt spray can be particularly damaging due to the corrosive and conductive nature of the saltwater residue. This presentation will outline the equipment that may need to be replaced or could be suitable for reconditioning after exposure to water.

Presenter:

Bryan P. HollandSouthern Region Field Representative, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Bryan is the Southern Region Field Representative for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). He is an ICC – Master Code Professional & currently holds 34 ICC Certifications and 23 FEMA Certifications. Bryan is a licensed Building Code Administrator, Plans Examiner & Inspector in the State of Florida. He also serves as a course developer and instructor for the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) and Electrical Council of Florida (ECF). Bryan is a principle member of the NFPA 1078 & NFPA 78 Technical Committee.

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Changing Demographics in the Workforce – Part 1

November 15, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT

The workforce is evolving. Learn 5 major trends and outcomes predicted in research over the next 10 years and how your organization can prepare for a new reality. 

Presenter:

Dresden Farrand.jpgDresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Chapter Development and is responsible for the direction and overall management of chapter development and the component relations program of the organization. Dresden has extensive expertise in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

Prior to serving at IEC, Dresden led her previous organization through an expansion and overall restructuring of the membership program and component model which included a significant membership dues increase, a 35% increase in membership over 3 years, the addition of 14 chapters components, a 24% increase in retention, and increased revenue.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), Dresden currently serves as a member of the CAE Commission and holds two Masters degrees in Public Administration and Public Policy. Dresden is also a passionate speaker in the area of membership development, component relations, and retention strategies. Dresden is a 2016 Forty Under 40® Award Recipient of Association Forum and USAE. 

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Recruiting people of color and women – Part 2

December 6, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT

Lets drop the political correctness here and have an honest conversation about the barriers we face in the association world of trying to bring more diversity into the organization. Barriers such as cultural differences, language barriers, or just plain old awkwardness are real. Dresden will provide an overview of how like associations are learning to be more proactive and achieving better outcomes. Also, learn from your peers about their efforts in diversity recruitment and lessons learned. 

Presenter:

Dresden Farrand.jpgDresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Chapter Development and is responsible for the direction and overall management of chapter development and the component relations program of the organization. Dresden has extensive expertise in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

Prior to serving at IEC, Dresden led her previous organization through an expansion and overall restructuring of the membership program and component model which included a significant membership dues increase, a 35% increase in membership over 3 years, the addition of 14 chapters components, a 24% increase in retention, and increased revenue.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), Dresden currently serves as a member of the CAE Commission and holds two Masters degrees in Public Administration and Public Policy. Dresden is also a passionate speaker in the area of membership development, component relations, and retention strategies. Dresden is a 2016 Forty Under 40® Award Recipient of Association Forum and USAE.

 

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Archived Webinars

 

Please view completed webinars here.   

 

Earn CAE Credits

As a CAE Approved Provider, The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is an organization that has formally registered with the CAE program and committed to providing education that meets the CAE Commission’s standards for helping individuals earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE Approved Providers have received guidance on such standards and pledged to properly represent course eligibility for CAE credit. IEC is an approved provider and IEC's webinar series fulfills the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the CAE credential. Attendees will receive 1 CAE per webinar. It will be the responsibility of the attendee to document the contents of this webinar to submit to ASAE.