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Government Affairs

NECA is your voice on Capitol Hill. For more than 100 years, NECA has worked to advance legislation and regulatory policies that impact your opportunity and ability to operate efficiently, profitably and in the best interest of your electrical construction customers.

February 21, 2023

Minneapolis Chapter NECA with Rep. Angie Craig

Minneapolis Chapter Meets With Rep. Angie Craig

Members of the Minneapolis Chapter met with Rep. Angie Craig in their district. Pictured from left to right is Jerry Hein of ECSI, Rep. Craig, and Michele Hein of ECS.

January 17, 2023

Long Island Chapter with Congressman Nick LaLota

Members of the Long Island Chapter met with newly elected Congressman Nick Lalota (R-NY)

Members of the Long Island Chapter met with newly elected Congressman Nick Lalota (R-NY) to discuss NECA and our goals for the year.

December 15, 2022

Kansas City Chapter NECA with Sam Graves

Don Laffoon Meets With Sam Graves, Chairman of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Special thanks to Don Laffoon, Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee and NECA District 7 VP, for making a trip up to DC. While in Washington, Chairman Laffoon met with Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06), Chairman of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.

October 31, 2022

Puget Sound Chapter NECA

Members of the Puget Sound Chapter meet with Candidates for the 8th district of Washington State

Members of the Puget Sound Chapter met with Candidate for the 8th district of Washington State, Matt Larkin (R), Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE).

October 26, 2022

Steny Hoyer with NECA Maryland Chapter

Maryland Chapter Meets With Leader Steny Hoyer

Members of the Maryland Chapter met with Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD). They discussed apprenticeships and workforce recruitment.

September 26, 2022

Minneapolis Chapter NECA meet with Rep. Tom Emmer

Rep. Tom Emmer Meets With Minneapolis Chapter

Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) met with members of the Minneapolis Chapter at his quarterly Political and Policy Update Lunch.

August 10, 2022

Rep. Lee Zeldin with NECA's Long Island Chapter

Long Island Chapter Meets With Rep. Lee Zeldin

Members of NECA's Long Island Chapter met with with Rep. Lee Zeldin in Long Island. Pictured is Long Island Chapter's Charlie Gardner (right) with Rep. Lee Zeldin.

August 8, 2022

Rep. Andrew Garbarino with Long Island Chapter NECA

Long Island Chapter Meets With Rep. Andrew Garbarino and Leader Kevin McCarthy

Members of the Long Island Chapter also attended an event with Rep. Andrew Garbarino with Leader Kevin McCarthy as the special guest.

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Vice President of Government and Public Affairs

Marco Giamberardino, Senior Vice President, Government and Public Affairs


Marco Giamberardino is Senior Vice President, Government and Public Affairs for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). He supervises numerous program areas, including advocacy, political fundraising, communications, marketing, and ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine.

Marco joined NECA in 2012 as Executive Director, Government Affairs, where he shaped the association’s legislative, regulatory, and political strategy advocating for the industry’s key priority issues in Washington, D.C.

Marco has been an active trade association profession and advocacy expert for over 30 years. Prior to joining NECA, he served as Senior Director, Government Affairs, for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Before that, he was the Director of Advocacy for the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). He is widely regarded as a policy expert in infrastructure investment, tax policy, and federal procurement.

Marco earned his Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from The State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Masters of Public Administration from The George Washington University. Since 2018 he been recognized every year by The Hill newspaper for being one of Washington “top lobbyists” for associations. He lives with his family in Virginia.