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Webinar Series

Webinar Series

 

 

IEC offers a 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

 

10 Contract Provisions to Include, Exclude, and Modify

January 31, 2018
2:00 p.m. ESTNeed a refresher on contract writing? From a legal perspective, come and learn what you should include in your contract and what you should leave out.

Presenter: David R. Cook Jr.Partner, Autry, Hall & Cook, LLP

David R. Cook is a partner at the Atlanta-based law firm, Autry, Hanrahan, Hall & Cook, LLP. He practices in the firm’s construction law group, representing specialty contractors in connection with their contract negotiation and drafting, commercial and corporate transactions, and dispute resolution, litigation, and arbitration of construction claims. David received his Juris Doctor from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia.

 

Generation Z: Who Are These People?

February 21, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

Experts say by 2020, more than 20% of the workforce will be comprised of Generation Z employees, the second wave of millennials. Gen Zers are preparing to kick off their careers, but is your organization ready to embrace them? Learn 5 tactical strategies to effectively communicate with Gen Zers and integrate them into your recruitment plan.

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National


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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 providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she 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.

 

How to Use Google and Social Media to Drive Traffic to Your Local Website

March 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m EST

The webinar will discuss the steps that any business should take to improve its Internet visibility at a local level and drive traffic to its website. Discussion will cover topics such as:
• How to conduct keyword research
• How to optimize a website for local Google search results
• How to set up a Google Business account
• How to use social media for local exposure and to drive website traffic
• The importance of local “citations”

Presenter: Jerry WorkOwner/President, Work Media LLC

Jerry Work has been involved in the field of Internet marketing for over 20 years and has run his own company, Work Media, for over a decade. Work Media is a full service Internet marketing firm that specializes in website design, search engine optimization, paid search and social media management. He is also the author of several books, including Small Town Internet Marketing, which was published to Amazon.com in 2017.

 

 

Navigating Electrical Industry Topics for the Nonelectrican*

March 28, 2018
3:30 -4:30 p.m. EST

Working with Electrical Contractors and don’t have an electrical contractor’s background, education or training. For all those leaders who work in the electrical industry and but are not from this industry, this webinar is for you. Learn key terms, phrases, and pertinent topic areas you should know. A portion of the webinar will also be Q&A to address questions you care about most.

Presenter: Bruce Seilhammer, SECCO, INC.

Bruce Seilhammer is the Electrical Construction Group Manager and Warehouse Operations Manager at SECCO, Inc. SECCO was one of the founding members of the Central PA IEC Chapter, and holds the award as one of the Best Places to Work five years in a row. With over 30 years in the electrical industry, Bruce started as an apprentice electrician in the U.S. Air Force, obtained his Connecticut and Pennsylvania Journeyman’s licenses, and currently holds a Pennsylvania Master Electrician’s License. He is currently serving as the IEC National President. He is an instructor for Leadership, Train the Trainer, and the Master Electrician’s exam preparation classes, and serves on the IEC Central Pennsylvania Chapter A&T and Wire-off committees.

 

*This webinar is for IEC Chapter Staff only.

Performance Bonds and Other Security Instruments 

April 4, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will cover the different options for securing the performance of subcontractors and suppliers.  Learn what is expected of you as a subcontractor.

Presenter: David R. Cook Jr.Partner, Autry, Hall & Cook, LLP

David R. Cook is a partner at the Atlanta-based law firm, Autry, Hanrahan, Hall & Cook, LLP. He practices in the firm’s construction law group, representing specialty contractors in connection with their contract negotiation and drafting, commercial and corporate transactions, and dispute resolution, litigation, and arbitration of construction claims. David received his Juris Doctor from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia.

 

Succession Planning: Get Your House In Order!

April 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

Experts say by 2020, more than 20% of the workforce will be comprised of Generation Z employees, the second wave of millennials. Gen Zers are preparing to kick off their careers, but is your organization ready to embrace them? Learn 5 tactical strategies to effectively communicate with Gen Zers and integrate them into your recruitment plan.

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand.jpg

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 providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she 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.

Creating Partnerships To Increase Organizational Capacity

June 20, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

In order to find apprenticeships for their members, some of our Executive Directors are pursuing or are in partnerships with a diverse groups of partners from nonprofits to civic action groups. Learn 3 quick strategies to developing sound partnerships and hear from other Executive Directors about their success. 

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand.jpg

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 providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she 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.

Social Media For The ‘Non-Techy’ Soul

September 19, 2018
2:00 p.m. ESTGreat, your association is on Facebook and Twitter now, but what are you going to say to your followers to keep them engaged? Interactive webinar to learn how to discover, organize, and distribute compelling online content. Gain practical tips and content curation resources to help you carve the time out of your busy schedule and establish your organization as a thought leader in its field, creating credibility and building your social media follower base. 

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand.jpg

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 providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she 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.

Simple Event Planning Models: Make Money and Create Community

November 7, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

Hosting an event can take a lot of planning. Sometimes, you can get so focused on the big picture that you forget about the details. And then there is the cost. If your chapter is currently not hosting events, please join this webinar to hear what your peers are doing, big and small. Get tactical tips on how to put on your very first IEC event!

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Chapter Development, IEC National

Dresden Farrand.jpgDresden 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 providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she 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.

 

 

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.