IEC’s David Scott Named to Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship

IEC’s David Scott of Encore Electric Named to Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship

Arlington, VA, March 7, 2024 - IEC is pleased to announce the appointment of David Scott, Construction Industry Advocate for Encore Electric in Lakewood, CO, to the U.S Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA).

Mr. Scott is one of 30 members appointed to the ACA, which advises the Secretary of Labor on issues related to the national apprenticeship system.

“It's my distinct honor to be appointed to the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship and to be able to advise the federal government on a subject I’m so passionate about,” said Mr. Scott. “I look forward to the opportunity to speak on behalf of IEC and the merit shop on how to best leverage the Registered Apprenticeship system to address the industry’s workforce challenges.”

Members of the ACA are appointed to two-year terms and come from across the Registered Apprenticeship system representing employers, labor management organizations, community colleges and other organizations. Mr. Scott will be succeeding Tim Oberg of IEC Indy who served on the last iteration of the ACA, which was convened between 2021-2023.



Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a nonprofit trade association federation with 53 educational campuses and affiliate local chapters across the country. IEC represents more than 3,600 member businesses that employ over 100,000 electrical and systems workers throughout the United States. The association educates nearly 16,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are some of the premier firms in the industry and are responsible for over $10B in gross revenue annually. For more information, go to



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