The National Electrical Contractors Association represents, promotes, and advances the interest of the electrical contracting industry. Our efforts benefit all branches of the industry - including skilled electricians, linemen, installers and technicians - as well as the customers it serves; but our association's chief purpose is to help enhance the position of its member companies, which are firms engaged primarily in power distribution and/or integrated systems (voice-data-video) work.
NECA meets this commitment through numerous programs designed to help members take advantage of technological innovations, meet the challenges of a changing economy, secure fair representation in legislative and regulatory processes, avail themselves of training and highly skilled employees, and market and deliver the best possible services to customers. Our slate of member services is constantly evolving and expanding , so what you'll find in these pages is some basic information on what NECA does to help members grow and prosper. You may obtain additional information from you local NECA chapter office. And, you can always find up-to-date information on our website at the National NECA Website
How can Electrical Contractors Avail Themselves of NECA Services?
Electrical contractors affiliate with NECA's National organization and gain access to its member services and programs through membership in their local NECA Chapter, as long as an electrical contracting company is a member of NECA's National organization. There is a NECA chapter representing each major trading area in the nation, and each Chapter serves as the multiemployer bargaining agent with its corresponding local union (s) of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
NECA Chapters operate autonomously, elect their own officers, set their own dues and service charges, and determine their own priorities. Each Chapter operates its own local programs and provide services for its own members that in addition to the National programs mentioned in this booklet.
Each NECA chapter has a professional staff member whose duty is to manage the Chapters affairs and programs on behalf of the local membership. NECA's National organization conducts a broad-based program for training competent professionals to assume Chapter management positions, but each chapter selects its own manager and office staff. What the individual NECA Chapter accomplishes for its members depends upon, the staff those members select to conduct the chapters business upon the members support and active participation in chapters programs.