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International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Announces NECA’s Kevin Tighe as President and Chair

Dec 27, 2021

Kevin Tighe, Vice President of Labor Relations and Field Service at the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has been elected to the position of President and Chair on the 2022 executive committee for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. This is a volunteer position that will place Tighe at the head of the committee that holds authority over all programs and business affairs for the International Foundation, while continuing to serve in his current role at NECA.

Tighe is the first NECA representative to be elected to this prestigious position. Also, Tighe has appointed more than a dozen NECA Chapter and Staff Executives and IBEW Business Managers as members on committees for the International Foundation representing management and labor.

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is the premier educational organization dedicated to providing the diverse employee benefits community with objective, solution-oriented education, research, and information to ensure the health and financial security of plan beneficiaries worldwide. The Foundation has more than 31,000 multiemployer, corporate and public sector members representing over 25 million lives.

“It is an honor to be elected as President and Chair of the International Foundation, and I look forward to working with fellow committee members and the Foundation itself to advance this community,” Tighe said. “We are fortunate to have an outstanding staff at the Foundation and an amazing group of volunteer committee members. I have long been passionate about strong benefits plans—such as those enjoyed by NECA members—and this position will ensure we have a voice in these ongoing conversations as we work in the best interest of plan beneficiaries everywhere.”

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