Chuck Mello holds an electrical engineering degree with a specialty in power systems. He spent over twenty-five years with Electro-Test Inc. in various field engineering and management positions ending as the Manager Conformity Assessment. In January 2004, Chuck went to work for Underwriters Laboratories as the field evaluation program manager with responsibilities for the UL FE program business and technical aspects globally. He has over thirty-seven years of experience including field testing, product and system evaluation, commissioning and troubleshooting of numerous and varied electrical products and systems.
Chuck holds a master electrician’s license from the state of Colorado. He is a 30-year member of IAEI, member with IEEE and NFPA and was the 2011 IAEI International President. Chuck has been a student of the National Electrical Code since 1965 and has been a principal member of Code-Making Panel 5 since 1996, now in his seventh cycle. He is a nationally recognized speaker on the NEC, grounding and bonding, high-voltage power systems, electrical safety, and field evaluations.