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Christel Hunter is director of codes and standards for Cerro Wire. Chris serves on the IEEE-SA Standards Board, the IAEI Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors and the IEEE Las Vegas Section Executive Committee. Chris is a Principal voting member on NEC CMP-6, Chair of the Aluminum Association Electrical Division, Chair of the IEEE SCC18 Committee and Vice-Chair of the NEMA Codes and Standards Committee. She is a certified standards professional, master electrician, and LEED accredited professional.
Randy Hunter, owner of Hunter Technical Services, is an instructor and consultant specializing in electrical code and installations. He holds twelve inspections certifications from IAEI, ICC and IAPMO. He is the Southern Nevada IAEI Chapter president and voting member of UL 1563 (Electric Spas, Equipment Assemblies, and Associated Equipment). Randy has served on several Southern Nevada local code committees and electrical licensing committees and has been a master electrician since 1988. Prior to that, he designed and built computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.p>
James G. Cialdea – Current President of the interNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) and member of the Standards Review Council. Jim has spent over 35 years in testing and maintaining electrical power equipment as an electrician, technician, engineer, sales engineer, and CEO of 3C Electrical Co (now a CE Power Company). He is a Registered Professional Engineer, Licensed Master Electrician, Certified Senior Technician (NETA Level 4) and is active in IEEE PES Boston Chapter. Currently he is the Chief Technical Officer at CE Power Engineered Services, LLC.
For more than 25 years Bonnie has been developing and directing integrated marketing communications programs for global firms such as Steelcase, Burlington Industries, Stroheim, Lamy, Caran d’ache and Filofax.
Currently, Bonnie manages the building construction and technical section of Kellen’s communications division which includes media outreach, social media, public affairs, events, website development, branding, crisis planning and thought leadership programs for associations such as the Builder’s Hardware Manufacturers Association; National Association of Corrosion Engineers; Copper Development Association; Disaster Recovery Institute; Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association; Professional Electrical Apparatus Reconditioning League; corporations such as the global testing and certification firm, Intertek; and government agencies such the Department of Energy’s Attachments Energy Rating Council.
Bonnie holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Political Science from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Public Relations Communications and Administration from the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Eaton Electrical Sector Americas
Tom has more than 23 years’ experience in Eaton’s electrical business, focusing for more than twelve of those years on the impact of counterfeiting on Eaton and the electrical industry. As brand protection manager of Eaton’s Electrical Sector – Americas, he has undertaken the global coordination for brand protection and continues to promote counterfeit awareness, product enhancement, and policy enforcement throughout Eaton’s electrical sector in the Americas.
Tom has done extensive field work that includes market research and administrative actions in China, research and investigations in the Middle East, as well supporting federal authorities conducting criminal investigations of counterfeit products in the United States. Tom is actively engaged in training with federal agencies and local law enforcement and has conducted anti-counterfeit training at most of the major U.S. ports. To raise the awareness of the risks of counterfeit electrical products Tom frequently collaborates with industry associations such as Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), North American Electrical Distributors (NAED), Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFi), and the Professional Apparatus Reconditioning League (PEARL.) Tom holds a BS degree from the University of South Florida.
Midwest Field Representative Don Iverson has worked in the electrical field for over 25 years as a field electrician, apprenticeship instructor and, Electrical Inspector. He has been a NEMA Field Representative since 2008. He holds a State of Michigan electrical masters & contractor’s license, and is a registered code official as an Electrical Inspector. Don is currently the principle representative for NEMA on NFPA NEC-Code-Making Panel 1 Technical Committee since the 2014 Cycle. As a member of the IAEI Western Section and IAEI Michigan Chapter, he has served on their IAEI Boards since 2009. Don was also appointed by Governor Snyder to the MI Electrical Administrative Board in 2017 which has oversite on electrical licensing and policy in the State.
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