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Webinar Series

Webinar Series

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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


Low Voltage Surge Protection Devices

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

A presentation on what is a surge, what causes it and ways to protect from it.  You will learn how by protecting equipment from surges, you can also protect people.  The various equipment that can be protected from surges and code requirements for surge protection will be presented.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National

Paul.pngPaul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

Guest Speaker: Keith Waters, P.E. C.E.M., Manager of Industry Standards, Schneider Electric

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Mr. Waters is an Industry Standards Manager for Schneider Electric.  In this position, he is responsible for leading company activities relative to product standards, installation codes, and enforcement for Circuit Protection and Automation/Control.  He is also engaged in applying codes and standards addressing energy efficiency & sustainability.

 

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Finding New Industry Partnerships

January 8, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim Welsh, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

Social Media for the ‘Non-Techy’ Soul

January 9, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

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 Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and 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.

 

Who Cares? - Transitioning from Passive Marketing to Effective Marketing

January 16, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

Marketing is everywhere, and it's a daunting task to break through the clutter. Having great ideas is one thing, but have you pinpointed your audience? When was the last time you analyzed your data and calculated your ROI? And above all, have you asked yourself "Will anybody else besides me care about this message?" This webinar will focus on these aspects and more to help guide your marketing from passable to prominent.

Presenter: Mary Alice Hancock, Marketing Coordinator, IEC National

Mary Alice Hancock serves as the Marketing Coordinator of IEC National, and is responsible for the development and management of IEC's digital marketing efforts, including web development, podcasts, video editing, email marketing, and webinars. Mary Alice holds a BA in Strategic Communications from Ohio State University.

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Learn How to Budget Like a Pro

January 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn Crosson, Chief Operations Officer, IEC National

RaeShawn.pngRaeShawn Crosson serves as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of IEC. She brings extensive management experience to IEC with professional expertise in strategic planning, training, investigation, change management, budget preparation, compensation, technology utilization, and communications. As a Certified Public Manager, Raeshawn is an active member of the International Public Managers Association (IPMA) and the Society of Human Resource Management.

  

Creating Partnerships to Increase Organizational Capacity

February 5, 2019
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 Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and 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.

Stressing the Importance of Mental Health in a Labor Intensive Industry

February 7, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National 

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Paul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

 

Diversity and Inclusion - Why You Need to Care

February 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn CrossonChief Operations Officer, IEC National

RaeShawn.pngRaeShawn Crosson serves as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of IEC. She brings extensive management experience to IEC with professional expertise in strategic planning, training, investigation, change management, budget preparation, compensation, technology utilization, and communications. As a Certified Public Manager, Raeshawn is an active member of the International Public Managers Association (IPMA) and the Society of Human Resource Management.

 

Events for the Non Event Planner Soul - The Basics

March 6, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications & Events, IEC National

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Melissa Grigsby serves as the Director of Communications and Events, and is responsible for the oversite of the execution of IEC events, marketing, and communications, and serves as a key point of contact for various internal and external meetings and communication activities for IEC. Melissa holds a BA in communications from Wake Forest University and a MS in Management with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Maryland University College.

Education Updates & Curriculum Changes

March 19, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul Dolenc, Vice President of Education & Training, IEC National 

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Paul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

 

Utilizing Your Partner Benefits to the Fullest

March 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

 

The New Trends in Social Media

April 9, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Lauren McIntyre-Gibson, Events & Marketing Manager, IEC National

Lauren.pngLauren McIntyre-Gibson serves as the Events & Marketing Manaer of IEC National, and is responsible for the development and execution of National’s events, including planning, programming, and onsite logistics. She also manages all of IEC National’s social media platforms and strategies.

Digital Software Tools That Eliminate Project Uncertainty

April 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

Master the Art of Strategic Planning and Business Development

April 24, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn Crosson, Chief Operations Officer, IEC National

RaeShawn.pngRaeShawn Crosson serves as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of IEC. She brings extensive management experience to IEC with professional expertise in strategic planning, training, investigation, change management, budget preparation, compensation, technology utilization, and communications. As a Certified Public Manager, Raeshawn is an active member of the International Public Managers Association (IPMA) and the Society of Human Resource Management.

In Kind Agreements - How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck

May 7, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National.

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

Electrical Safety Month

May 8, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National 

Paul.pngPaul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

 

Tactics for Influencing Your Board

May 21, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

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

DF.jpgDresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and 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.

 

The Attendee Experience

July 10, 2019

2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications & Events, IEC National

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Melissa Grigsby serves as the Director of Communications and Events, and is responsible for the oversite of the execution of IEC events, marketing, and communications, and serves as a key point of contact for various internal and external meetings and communication activities for IEC. Melissa holds a BA in communications from Wake Forest University and a MS in Management with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Maryland University College.

 

Five Ways to Improve Your Digital Strategy

July 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications & Events, IEC National

MG Headshot.jpgMelissa Grigsby serves as the Director of Communications and Events, and is responsible for the oversite of the execution of IEC events, marketing, and communications, and serves as a key point of contact for various internal and external meetings and communication activities for IEC. Melissa holds a BA in communications from Wake Forest University and a MS in Management with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Maryland University Collegee.

 

TBD

July 25, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National.

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 Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

 

Tactics for Influencing Your Board

August 6, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

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

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and 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.

Pay It Forward: The Importance of Mentorship

August 7, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National 

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Paul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

 

Words that Click - How to Tailor Your Language to Encourage a Call-to-Action

August 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon. 

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications & Events, IEC National

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Melissa Grigsby serves as the Director of Communications and Events, and is responsible for the oversite of the execution of IEC events, marketing, and communications, and serves as a key point of contact for various internal and external meetings and communication activities for IEC. Melissa holds a BA in communications from Wake Forest University and a MS in Management with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Maryland University College.

 

Creating Multi Year Sponsorship Agreements

October 8, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National 

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

 

Grow Your Business with Instagram

October 22, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon. 

Presenter: Lauren McIntyre-GibsonEvents & Marketing Manager, IEC National

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Lauren McIntyre-Gibson serves as the Events & Marketing Manaer of IEC National, and is responsible for the development and execution of National’s events, including planning, programming, and onsite logistics. She also manages all of IEC National’s social media platforms and strategies. Lauren holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from North Carolina A&T State University.

 

Utilizing New Technology

October 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National 

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Tim Welsh has been with IEC National for the last nine and a half years.   One of his primary roles at IEC is the recruitment of new National Industry Partners, and fulfillment of benefits for all Industry Partners.  He also oversees IEC governance procedures, IEC’s Forums program and additional member benefits.  

OSHA's New Recordkeeping Standards and Injury Tracking Application

December 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National

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Paul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

AFter the First 4 Years: Expectations vs Realities

December 11, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National

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Paul Dolenc has been with the  IEC for the last five and a half years.  With the help of the A&T Committee and other SME’s, he helped to revamp the printed four-year electrical apprenticeship curriculum, while being part of the initial rollout of the LMS and CMS.  Paul holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, where he was able to use his educational background to increase the number of college credit hours ACE (The American Council on Education) can provide to a former IEC graduate.

 

 

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.