Boston, MA The Electrical Contractors Association of Greater Boston, Inc. (NECA Boston Chapter) has elected new officers and directors for 2022. The chapter has named Bill Weber as their newly elected president. “2022 is the start of a new year in which we will be hard at work to add more value and create new opportunities for our chapter and its members,” Weber said.
New officers include: Vice president Kathleen Guinee, president of Aetna Fire Alarm Service Co., Inc.; secretary John McLaughlin, president, McLaughlin & McLaughlin Companies; treasurer David Noon, president of J & M Brown Co., Inc. Outgoing chapter president, Alan Scharfe, executive vice president, John A. Penney Co. Inc., will now serve as the chapter’s governor. The board includes nine others:
? David Ayer, Ayer Electric, Inc.;
? Thomas Driscoll, E S Boulos, Inc.;
? Paul Gray, Outkast Electrical Contractors;
? Matthew Guarracino, J M Electrical Company, Inc.;
? Ronald Koning, State Electric Corporation ;
? Joseph McCluskey, Jr., E.G. Sawyer Company, Inc.;
? Michael McDonald, McDonald Electrical Company;
? Brian Murphy, A. Murphy Inc.; and
? John Quinci, Cruz Electric, Inc.
Throughout the year, the officers and board of directors guide the affairs of NECA Boston, fostering new growth opportunities for the Chapter’s member contractors and providing members with the tools, expert knowledge and technology needed to serve as the most competitive contractors in the electrical and telecommunications market.
“On behalf of NECA Boston Chapter, we want to thank our 2021 Officers and Board of Directors for your contributions to the industry and creating a strong foundation for the new incoming leadership,” said Kristen Gowin, executive manager, NECA Boston Chapter.
Two departing board officers included Joe Bodio of Lan-Tel Communications and Dan Venezia of T&T Electrical Contractors. For 15 years, Bodio has been an active member of the NECA Boston Board of Directors and, during his tenure, has been instrumental in ensuring the telecommunications industry is at the forefront of the chapter’s priorities. Venezia served his two-term appointment on the board and remains actively engaged in the chapter’s Legislative, Education and Golf Committees.
Under the leadership of NECA Boston’s new Officers and Board of Directors, the Chapter will be putting forth the new programs and initiatives driven by its 2022 Strategic Plan. In 2021, Chapter leadership developed a blueprint to serve as a guide in developing milestones for future growth and success in 2022 and beyond. The strategic plan is outlined in the NECA Greater Boston Annual Report, https://bostonneca.org/annualreview-2022forecast/.
“I welcome our new 2022 officers and board of directors,” said Alan Scharfe, NECA Boston Chapter’s former president and new governor. “They have a solid infrastructure of organizational strength and excellent programming upon which to build to even greater heights for our chapter.”