Jason Todd is the vice president of government affairs for IEC. In this role, Jason handles a wide range of issues as they pertain to Congress and the Executive Branch, to include labor, workforce development, tax, and immigration policy. He also handles political fundraising efforts for PRIDE PAC, IEC’s political action committee, and its Political Education Fund (PEF). Todd joined IEC in January of 2015.
Prior to joining IEC, he spent nine years with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International as the director for federal affairs, leading efforts on tax and labor matters as well as issues pertaining to emergency preparedness. Jason is a graduate of the James Madison University with a BA in political science.
Contact for assistance with:
- Guidance and resources for the establishment of a government affairs program
- Information and outlines for the establishment of a political action committee (PAC)
- Process for establishing a chapter lobby day - logistics, scheduling meetings, talking points
- “How to” training and support on starting a chapter’s own PEF/PAC
- Development of resources (such as one-pagers or talking points) to help contractors and chapters comply with federal regulations
- Representation of the merit shop electrical contracting industry before Congress and the Executive Branch on issues pertaining to labor relations, workforce, tax, and health care
- Support of political activities through the Political Education Fund (PEF) and support of candidates for federal office through PRIDE PAC (political action committee)
- Representation in DC-based coalitions supporting merit shop principles and small business interests
- Submissions of comments on proposed executive branch rules impacting merit shop electrical contractors
- Testifying before congressional committees and participation on congressional panels
- Access to IEC Votes, IEC’s online grassroots portal for use in federal, state, and local advocacy campaigns (state/local at extra cost)
- Access to IEC’s “Contractor Guide for Identifying and Responding to Unions” and “Why We Choose to Be Merit Shop”