David Clements is CEO/Executive Director of IAEI. He has been an active IAEI member at the local, section and national levels for more than twenty-five years. He served as international board member from 1995 until 2007 when he served as our 2007 international president. In 2010, he retired after twenty-nine years with Nova Scotia Power, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as their chief electrical inspector. During his tenure as chief electrical inspector, he was a voting member on the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Technical Committee on the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, a member of the Regulatory Authority Committee and member of the Canadian Advisory Committee on Electrical Safety. He has served on NFPA Smart Grid Steering Committee, Electrical Infrastructure Training Program and is presently a member of the UL Electrical Council.
In July, we were honored to be named by Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) as one of their Energy Heroes and received the 2018 3iAward for our participation in the Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) program.
Enabling younger members, electrical professionals who have not yet joined, and our supportive industry partners to feel connected to and appreciated by the Association will be key to our associations’ long-term strength
One of the most important purposes of the IAEI magazine is to disseminate information relating to the safe installation and use of electricity in a way that will advance the education of the members of IAEI.
As the debate on the frequency and magnitude of storms being caused by climate change continues, the bottom line is that we are seeing far more extensive damage being sustained due to high winds, flooding, and fires.
In the early stages, before we could embark on building a plan, we had to define our vision, our mission, our purpose, and our values. By clearly defining these items, the board set the framework for the association to build Vision 2021.