The IAEI staff is here to provide its members with the tools and assets to recruit new members, such as the newly updated membership application you will find in this magazine, along with the list of member benefits.

Multiple electrical apprenticeship programs are available throughout the U.S. In this issue, we reached out to two training providers for their perspectives on training the future electrical professionals (NECA and IEC).

The electrical training ALLIANCE (etA) and over 270 training centers (schools) located throughout the United States and Canada offer tremendous opportunities for those interested in a career in the electrical industry. 

Let's talk with Zackary Jarmon, Training Director for IEC Fort Worth Tarrant County Chapter, and how the school is set up for training.

Chickasaw citizens can earn trade certifications through classroom, workshop and on-the-job training opportunities. Chickasaw Institute of Technology offers employment preparation for in-demand careers.

Think about who’s missing from your workforce. Then ask yourself how you can build out your team, benefit from diversity of thought and invite other talent pools to connect with you.

In November 2022, the IAEI Board of Directors held a two-day Strategic Planning Retreat with two outstanding professional facilitators. The previous strategic plan was set to expire at the end of 2022, so it was time to put a new plan in place to guide IAEI into the future.

IAEI would like to pay tribute to Doug Geralde who recently passed away. Doug was a former IAEI Executive Board Member, International President and Honorary Life Member who worked with CSA Group for over 40 years.

The International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) has been in existence since 1928. That means we are closing in on our 100th anniversary.

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of our esteemed colleague and friend, Cathy Higgs, effective June 28, 2024. After 21 of dedicated service, she has decided to embark on a new chapter in her life and bid farewell to IAEI.