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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

Debunking the Myths of AFCI

July 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

This presentation is designed to teach safe and effective ways to install and troubleshoot issues with arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs). Ms. Bryant will define arcs, AFCIs and explain the science behind the technology. She will also discuss the National Electrical Code and review troubleshooting tips and tricks.

Presenter: Ashley Bryant, Senior Product Manager, Siemens Industry

Ashley BryantAshley Bryant is the Senior Product Manager for Siemens Industry responsible for Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, and Dual Function circuit breakers. Ashley joined Siemens in 2001 and has advanced to the roles of Sales Support, Sales Engineer, Pricing Analyst, and Product Manager. She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biosystems Engineering and a minor in Bioengineering. Ashley currently holds the Chair positions for the NEMA AFCI Circuit Breaker Promotion Task Force and the AFCI Interoperability Task Force. 

 

 

Social Media for the ‘Non-Techy’ Soul

September 19, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

Great, 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

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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.

Simple Event Planning Models: Make Money and Create Community

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

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.