General Session Speakers

 

David Meade | NSPC

David Meade

Lightbulb Teams

After many years of studying human behavior and dedicating his career to understanding what makes people 'tick', David Meade has become an influent

Jeff Skiles | NSPC

Jeff Skiles

Jeff Skiles is a pilot who has spent the last 30 years with US Airways and was a key component in the successful crash landing known as the "Miracl

John Howard | NSPC

John Howard

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

John Howard is the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Pr

Tom Hicks | NSPC 2023

Tom Hicks

Quanta

Tom Hicks has 30 years of experience leading operations and safety in the electric utility industry, working for both investor-owned utilities and

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Adele Abrams | NSPC

Adele L. Abrams

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC

Adele Abrams is an attorney, safety professional and trainer who is president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. in Beltsville, MD, Charlest

Andrew Salvatore | NSPC

Andrew Salvadore

Carr & Duff, LLC

Andrew Salvadore is the Vice President of Risk Management and Safety for Carr & Duff, LLC, and is responsible for strategic leadership and dire

Andy Netzel | NSPC

Andy Netzel

Altec Industries, Inc.

Andy Netzel is the Business Manager for Altec Sentry and has more than 13 years of leadership experience leading teams as large as 440 personnel. A

Babak Memarian | NSPC

Babak Memarian

The Center for Construction Research and Training

Dr. Babak Memarian is the Director of Exposure Control Technologies Research at CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training. He curren

Barry Nelson | NSPC

Barry Nelson

FactorLab

Barry Nelson is the president and CEO of FactorLab, provider of the safety leading indicator application SmartTagIt, which has been used by field p

Brent Bowers

Brent Bowers

Cupertino Electric, Inc.

Brent Bowers currently serves as the Corporate Safety Manager for Cupertino Electric, Inc (CEI), where he manages the development, maintenance, imp

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Brent Jeffries

Bierer Meters

Brent Jeffries boasts a decade-long tenure at Bierer Meters, assuming roles such as VP of Field Operations and Safety Instructor. For eight years,

Brett Brenner | NSPC

Brett Brenner

Electrical Safety Foundation

Brett Brenner is the President of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), the premier non-profit organization dedicated exclusively

Chris Williams | NSPC

Chris Williams

VPPPA

Chris Williams, CAE serves as the Executive Director of the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, a position which he has held s

NECA Safety Professionals Conference

Dan Taylor

ISPC (Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction)

Dan Taylor started as an apprentice lineman at Garkane Energy Coop and achieved his journeyman status. At Garkane Dan also held various leadership

Danial Majano | NSPC

Daniel Majano

Electrical Safety Foundation

Daniel Majano is the Program Manager at the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). Since 2014, Daniel has developed and managed program

David Meade | NSPC

David Meade

Lightbulb Teams

After many years of studying human behavior and dedicating his career to understanding what makes people 'tick', David Meade has become an influent

Dean Rhoades | NSPC

Dean Rhoades

Federated Insurance

Dean Rhoades is a First Vice President - Director of Special Projects at Federated Insurance. His primary focus is on Federated's Field Services ar

Deborah Roy | NSPC

Deborah R. Roy

SafeTech Consultants, Inc.

Deborah R. Roy is the president/owner of SafeTech Consultants Inc., she has more than 35 years of OSH experience and is past corporate director of

Derek Vigstol | NSPC

Derek Vigstol

e-Hazard Management LLC

Derek Vigstol is an electrical safety consultant for e-Hazard Management LLC. Vigstol is primarily focused on providing electrical safety training,

Guy Raymond | NSPC

Guy Raymond

Evolution Safety Resources

Guy Raymond has 22 years of safety experience, with heavy emphasis in electrical and telecommunications; he is an OSHA500 level professional and ha

Jeff Skiles | NSPC

Jeff Skiles

Jeff Skiles is a pilot who has spent the last 30 years with US Airways and was a key component in the successful crash landing known as the "Miracl

Jim Dollard | NSPC

Jim Dollard

Flintlock Technical Services

Jim Dollard is currently working as a safety consultant for the NECA Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter and as the Director of Code Compliance for United Insp

John Howard | NSPC

John Howard

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

John Howard is the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Pr

Josh Johnson | NSPC

Josh Johnson

Rosendin

Josh Johnson has been with Rosendin for more than 12 years. He has worked on many projects and safety roles during this time. He started as a safet

Julia Kunlo | NSPC

Julia Kunlo

Evolution Safety Resources

Julia Kunlo is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with ten years of safety experience. As an OSHA 500/501 level professional, Julia has experien

Justin Azbill | 2023 NECA Safety Professionals Conference

Justin Azbill

Milwaukee Tool

Justin Azbill has been in the Safety Profession for nearly 30 years. He was appointed Director of National EHS at Milwaukee Tool in July 2021, and

Keith Wheeler | NSPC

Keith Wheeler

HR Resources of the Carolinas, LLC

Keith Wheeler brings more than 25 years of human resource management and leadership experience with a strong concentration as a HR Generalist. Prio

Kyle Krueger | NSPC

Kyle Krueger

NECA

Kyle Krueger is NECA's Executive Director of Codes and Standards. He has worked in the electrical industry for over 25 years as an Inside Wireman,

Lauren Rayner Davis | NSPC

Lauren Rayner Davis

Rottenberg Lipman Rich, P.C.

Lauren Rayner Davis is a senior associate at Rottenberg Lipman Rich, P.C. Labor Relations and Employment Law Practices group. She represents employ

Mike Bahr | NSPC

Mike Bahr

Castle Rock Safety, LLC

Mike brings over four decades of experience in the electrical field to his presentations and programs to help people avoid the pain and suffering o

Mike Starner | National Safety Professionals Conference

Mike Starner

Executive Director, Outside Line Safety
NECA

Mike Starner is the Director of Outside Line Safety for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Mike is a Certified Utility Safety

Nathan Boutwell | NSPC

Nathan Boutwell

Northline Utilities, LLC

Nathan Boutwell is a business unit manager for Northline Utilities. He received a Master's in Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birming

Paul Zoubek | NSPC

Paul A Zoubek

Zoubek Consulting, LLC

Paul A. Zoubek has made a profession out of his electrical safety and fire protection certifications, where he has been advising companies on hazar

Sharath Smith | NSPC

Sharath F Smith

3M

Shari Franklin Smith has more than 20 years of experience in worker health and safety. She has spent more than nine years managing an organization

Sharon Lipinski | NSPC

Sharon Lipinski

Habit Mastery Consulting

Sharon is a certified Gamification for Training Developer, a certified CBT for insomnia instructor, speaker, TV personality, and author. She holds

NECA Safety Professionals Conference

Steve Abbott

Stark Safety Group LLC
Tom Hicks | NSPC 2023

Tom Hicks

Quanta

Tom Hicks has 30 years of experience leading operations and safety in the electric utility industry, working for both investor-owned utilities and

Wes Wheeler | NSPC

Wes Wheeler

NECA

Wesley L. Wheeler, SMS, CESCP, is NECA's Executive Director of Safety, a BCSP Safety Management Specialist, (SMS) and a NFPA Certified Electrical S

William Watson | 2023 NSPC Conference

William Watson

Miller Electric Company

William Watson is the Vice President of Safety & Security for Miller Electric Company in Jacksonville, Florida. He is responsible for ensuring