A National Trade Association united for industry-wide action for Electrical Contractors – the traditional champion of the electrical contracting industry since 1901.
We are composed of a National Headquarters, four regional offices, ten districts, a field service office, and Local Chapters.
Our purpose is to secure more business profitably for qualified electrical contractors by serving electrical contractors, informing them, giving them a means of expressing their views, and providing leadership.
Members, acting through their Board of Governors, set NECA policies. NECA action is implemented by the Executive Committee through NECA officers and staff.
NECA Field Service comprises ten districts, each a complete economic unit under the direction of an elected Vice President, and served by a Regional Director and Field Representatives. Chapters are each served by a full-time professional manager who executes the programs and policies of its members.
The Northern Indiana Chapter
The NECA Northern Indiana Chapter was chartered on November 30, 1944. This holiday season, the Chapter will be celebrating our 70th year at our Annual Holiday Party at the Hotel Arista in Naperville, IL.
Since 1944, we have had four different operating locations:
- Our first office was located at 6445-1/2 Kennedy Avenue in Hammond
- Our second office, also in Hammond, was located at 6919 Indianapolis Boulevard. This location was purchased July 15, 1968 and remained our chapter headquarters for over 16 years.
- In September 1984, the chapter moved to its third location on the 7th floor of the Marquette Mall Office Building, at 450 St. John Road in Michigan City.
- Ground was broken for our current location at 105 Woodland Court in Michigan City on September 22, 1989. We moved in to this building on February 5, 1990.
The jurisdiction served by our Chapter is covered by three IBEW Local Unions, as follows:
- Local Union 153
St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, and Kosciusko Counties in Indiana
Cass and Berrien Counties in Michigan
- Local Union 531
Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, and Pulaski Counties in Indiana
- Local Union 697
Lake and Newton Counties in Indiana