We are thrilled to welcome Members of Congress to discuss the legislative agenda for the 118th Congress and issues pertaining to our industry. We will also have policy experts provide insight on the policies directly impacting the electrical contracting industry, along with NECA’s government affairs team providing a detailed overview of the legislation our contractors will be advocating for on Capitol Hill. 

Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

House Ways and Means Committee

Elected to the US House of Representatives in 1996, Rep. Blumenauer has tackled controversial issues and finds ways to break ideological and partis

Representative Jason Smith

Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO)

House Ways and Means Committee

Congressman Jason Smith is a seventh-generation Missourian, a citizen-legislator, and a champion for the rights and values of rural Missourians. As

Representative Sam Graves

Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congressman Sam Graves is a lifelong resident of Missouri's Sixth Congressional District. In Congress, Sam serves as the Chairman of the House Tran

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

Chair, House Energy and Commerce Committee

Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers has served as the Representative for Washington’s 5th Congressional District since 2004. In 2023, McMorris Rodgers was

David Long | NECA

David Long

Chief Executive Officer

David Long has been in the electrical construction industry since 1975, when he began work as a construction wireman for Miller Electric. After gra

Deputy Secretary David Turk | NLC

Deputy Secretary David Turk

U.S. Department of Energy

Prior to his nomination as Deputy Secretary, Turk was the Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), where he focused

Frank McCarthy | 2023 Legislative Conference

Frank McCarthy

Founder & Principal
McCarthy Advanced Consulting

After 20 years embedded in politics, media and policy, Frank opened the doors to McCarthy Advanced Consulting in 2017 to provide his clients with t

Hadlea Bender | NECA

Hadlea Bender

Specialist, Government Affairs and NECAPAC
Jared Karbowsky | NECA

Jared Karbowsky

Director, Government Affairs
Jessica Cardenas | NECA

Jessica Cardenas

Executive Director
Development and Engagement
Jessica Looman | 2023 Legislative Conference

Jessica Looman

Principal Deputy Administrator, Wage and Hour Division
U.S. Department of Labor

Jessica Looman has served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor. WHD enforces w

Kirk Davis | NECA

Kirk Davis

President, NECA
Bob Davis Electric Company Inc.

Hailing from a family of electrical contractors, Davis graduated from Louisiana State University in 1975. After graduation, he entered the JATC app

Major L. Clark | Deputy Chief Council

Major L. Clark

Deputy Chief Council
U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy

Major L. Clark is the Office of Advocacy’s Deputy Chief Counsel for Advocacy (Performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Chief Counse

Marco Giamberardino | NECA

Marco Giamberardino

Senior Vice President, Government and Public Affairs

Marco Giamberardino is Vice President, Government and Public Affairs for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). He supervises nume

Mark Mazur

Mark Mazur

Chairman, NECA Political Leadership Council
MJM Electric
Raley Wright | NECA

Raley Wright

Director, Government Affairs
Shelley Moore Capito

Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

Senate Appropriations Committee; the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee; and Ranking Member on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee

Shelley Moore Capito was elected by the people of West Virginia to the United States Senate in 2014 after serving West Virginia’s Second Congressio