L. Keith Lofland is the Director of Education, Codes and Standards for IAEI.  Keith represented IAEI as a member of Code Making Panel 9 for the National Electrical Code for three Code cycles and currently serves as Chairman of Code Making Panel 7 for the 2020 NEC. Keith serves on NFPA’s Electrical Section Executive Committee and is a member of UL’s Electrical Council. He is the principal author of several IAEI publications including IAEI’s NEC Analysis of Changes, Soares Grounding and Bonding, and IAEI’s One- and Two-Family Dwelling Electrical Systems. Prior to his position with the International Office of IAEI, Keith spent 16 years with the City of Garland (Texas) serving as their Chief Electrical Inspector during a 21 year career as an electrical inspector.  Keith holds a Master Electrician license from the State of Texas.  He also has obtained Electrical Inspector certifications from IAEI, NFPA/IAEI, and ICC.