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Academy of Electrical Contracting Installs 17 New Fellows During NECA 2020 LIVE

Oct 7, 2020

The following individuals were installed into the Academy of Electrical Contracting on Tuesday, October 6, as part of NECA 2020 LIVE, the virtual convention and trade show. These fellows were installed by Academy Chairman David Hardt.

Fellowship in the Academy of Electrical Contracting is one of the highest honors bestowed upon an individual in the industry. The Academy honors outstanding leaders in the electrical contracting industry, as it preserves and utilizes their wealth of experience and knowledge for the benefit of the industry.

These individuals have rendered exceptional service to the industry and the National Electrical Contractors Association. Their service is continued and enhanced through their fellowship in the Academy. This is accomplished through the Academy’s Working Group, special papers presented by Fellows, participation in the Annual Meeting and the general camaraderie among Fellows.

James D. Bane
President, Mon Valley Electric, Inc.
Pleasant Valley, WV
West Virginia-Ohio Valley Chapter, NECA

Joseph H. Bodio
President, Lan-Tel Communications, Inc.
Norwood, MA
Boston Chapter, NECA

Matthew B. Cappadonna
President, Mid-West Electric Company
Houston, TX
Southeast Texas Chapter, NECA

Stephen Gianotti
President, Arcadia Electrical Company
Ridgewood, NY
New York City Chapter, NECA

James T. Giorgio, Sr.
Chairman Emeritus, B & G Electrical Contractors of NY, Inc.
N Amityville, NY
Long Island Chapter, NECA

Daniel J. Hahn, Sr.
President, Furness Electric Co, Inc.
Wilmington, DE
Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA

Donald G. Laffoon
President/CEO, Electrical Corporation of America, Inc.
Raytown, MO
Kansas City Chapter, NECA

Timothy R. McBride
CEO, Southern Contracting Company
San Marcos, CA
San Diego Chapter, NECA

Eric F. Nixon
President, Maron Electric Company
Skokie, IL
Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA

Bill C. Orgill
Executive Director, Western Region, NECA
Tumwater, WA

Victor E. Salerno
CEO, O’Connell Electric Company
Victor, NY
Rochester Chapter, NECA

Harry J. Sassaman
President, Forest Electric Corporation – New Jersey
Edison, NJ
Northern New Jersey Chapter, NECA

Shane Snyder
President, Cannon & Wendt Electric Company, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Chapter, NECA

James A. Thiele
President, BW Systems
Colorado Springs, CO
Southern Colorado Chapter, NECA

Ernie B. Ulibarri
President/CEO, Barri Electric
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Chapter, NECA

David M. Washebek
President, Lemberg Electric Company, Inc.
Brookfield, WI
Milwaukee Chapter, NECA

David A. Witz
President, Continental Electrical Construction Company
Oak Brook, IL
Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA