IEC Elects 2014 Board of Directors

The Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) elected its 2014 Board of Directors during the 56th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo in Portland, Oregon. The Board of Directors is comprised of the Executive Committee and regional directors. Gordon Stewart was named National President beginning January 1, 2014.

The 2014 Executive Committee is:

  • President: Gordon Stewart (IEC Texas Gulf Coast)
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Gillespie (IEC of Greater Cincinnati)
  • Senior Vice President: Joseph Hovanec (New Jersey IEC)
  • Vice President: Bruce Seilhammer (Central Pennsylvania IEC)
  • Immediate Past President: Dean Kredit (IECA of Arizona)

“IEC is a member-driven and member-led organization,” said IEC National Executive Vice President/CEO Thayer Long. “For 56 years IEC has been very fortunate to have had dedicated and visionary leaders, and this tradition continues into 2014, at both the chapter and national levels.”

The Board of Directors is comprised of the following regional directors and representatives.

  • Candy Branham (Midwest Regional Director)
  • Gary Dykstra (Midwest Regional Director)
  • Valerie Murrill (Mountain/Southwest Regional Director)
  • Janet Martin (Mountain/Southwest Regional Director)
  • Michael Gaffney (Northeast Regional Director)
  • Jim Nasuta (Northeast Regional Director)
  • G. (Bud) H. Wooten (Southeast Regional Director)
  • Mark Ellis (Southeast Regional Director)
  • Joe G. Martin (Texas Regional Director)
  • Robert Bass (Texas Regional Director)
  • Rod Dahl (West Regional Director)
  • Stuart McArthur (West Regional Director)
  • Michael Farrington (Platinum Partner)
  • Marcie Funchess (Executive Director’s Council)

“We have accomplished many of our goals in the last several years,” said Dean Kredit, 2013 IEC President. “With 2014 just around the corner, having Gordon Stewart at the helm, Bruce Seilhammer joining the executive committee, and Robert Bass and Rod Dahl as the new regional directors, it is an exciting time to be part of the IEC. This is a board that has a clear direction for the future of the IEC.”

IEC thanks Lloyd Quinney and Bobby Tutor for their years of service and leadership on the Board of Directors.