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Jonathan Thomas Assumes Leadership Role at Washington, D.C. Chapter of NECA

Thomas comes to D.C. after serving several years with Maryland chapter.

The Electrical Alliance, a cooperative of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 26 is pleased to announce Jonathan “JT” Thomas has been appointed to serve as Executive Director of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of NECA. As executive director, Mr. Thomas will lead the D.C. Chapter and work closely with the board of directors and IBEW Local 26 leadership, via trust funds operations and more.

Electrical Alliance Contractors Named 13 of 16 Largest Electrical Contractors in Greater Washington, D.C.

Electrical Alliance Contractors Top Washington Business Journal Annual List

Electrical Alliance contractors took 13 places of the largest 16 electrical contractors in the Washington Business Journal’s ranking of the D.C. metropolitan area.

The Electrical Alliance is a cooperative effort between electrical contractors of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and skilled craftsmen of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local Union 26.

Record 238 Graduate from Washington, D.C. area Electrical Apprenticeship Program

Marslince Carleah Fisher named Valedictorian with near-perfect 5-year academic averages.

JATC’s RA Upgrade Program graduates

During its 71st graduation ceremony, the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) celebrated the graduation of 238 apprentices on June 3, 2017 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD. The graduates completed a rigorous electrical or telecommunications training programs to become Journeyman Electricians.

George Hogan and Tom Myers Assume Leadership Roles at IBEW Local 26

Hogan and Myers seek to unite the membership and blaze new paths for the organization

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 26 have elected George Hogan and Tom Myers as business manager and president, respectively. The two men took over leadership of IBEW Local 26 late last summer.