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IEC National Committee Descriptions

Participating on a committee is an excellent opportunity to help guide IEC, engage with other IEC members at the national level, while making a difference in your association and industry.

Most national committees will meet two times in person (Business Summit 2019, January 28-30, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; IEC Convention & Expo 2019, October 2-5, 2019, St. Louis, Missouri) and via conference calls. Participation requirements vary by committee.

Employees of member companies and chapter staff are eligible to serve on committees. 

Please note: Serving on more than one committee is permissible, however, committee meetings may overlap during IEC national conferences. 

For more information, please contact the IEC National Office at (703) 549-7351.

Committee Descriptions

Apprenticeship & Training Committee
Codes & Standards Committee
Government Affairs Committee
Industry Partner Committee
Industry Recognition Committee
Livewires Committee
Membership Committee
PAC/PEF Committee
Professional Development Committee
Safety Committee


Apprenticeship & Training Committee        

This committee is a policy committee that maintains IEC’s National Standards of Apprenticeship, the apprentice training curriculum, and technical training for other field workers in accordance with its own committee bylaws. This committee also contributes to outreach with potential apprentices. The A&T Committee may include one or more subcommittees. Familiarity with IEC’s apprentice training programs is preferred. 

Codes & Standards Committee      

This is an advisory committee that monitors IEC’s participation in various industry codes and standards panels, reviews and recommends changes in codes and standards documents, and communicates them to IEC members. Familiarity with industry codes and standards is preferred.

Government Affairs Committee     

This is an advisory committee that sets IEC’s national legislative agenda, monitors progress in achieving IEC’s legislative and regulatory objectives, communicates related news to IEC chapters and members, raises awareness of the electrical industry among elected officials and regulatory agencies, and assists chapters and regions in developing state and local programs. Knowledge of local, state, and/or national legislative issues is preferred.

Industry Partner Committee                  

This is an advisory committee that recommends programs important to Industry Partners. This committee fosters collaboration between IEC Industry Partners and chapters.

Industry Recognition Committee                

This committee is an advisory committee that guides IEC's efforts to raise awareness of the accomplishments of IEC and its members and to boost awareness of the electrical industry. The committee will identify areas for garnering publicity including overseeing the IEC National Annual Awards.

Livewires Committee     

The Livewires is a committee comprised of members with the interest of providing funding to support educational opporunities for IEC's Apprentices.

Membership Committee                  

The Membership Committee maintains and oversees IEC’s membership policies, procedures, and membership development; monitors the new chapter formation process, requests for chapter jurisdiction changes, and chapter marketing plans; provides oversight for the chapter assessment process; and develops member growth programs.

PAC/PEF Committee                  

The PAC/PEF Committee is an advisory committee that directs fundraising and program development for IEC’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and Political Education Fund (PEF). It determines recipients of campaign contributions and develops informational campaigns relating to public policy issues.

Professional Development Committee     

This is an advisory committee that directs IEC’s management and continuing education programs including the educational sessions at national conferences and conventions, online training courses, and other programs that assist IEC chapters in providing management and continuing education to their members. 

Safety Committee                                        

The Safety Committee is an advisory committee that develops and maintains IEC’s safety information and education programs, including the SPARK program, and provides liaison support with OSHA and other safety-related organizations.