The ELECTRI International Board of Trustees, in partnership with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), announced the selection of Josh Bone as Executive Director, ELECTRI International, effective October 1. Bone has served as Interim Executive Director of the Foundation since April 2020.
Bone joined NECA in October 2019 as Executive Director of Industry Innovation. In this position, he was responsible for implementing, training and presenting construction technology solutions to electrical contractors nationwide. He continued his work with Industry Innovation while serving as ELECTRI’s Interim Executive Director. Now, he transitions fully to his position with the Foundation.
Bone started his career working with design teams, then transitioned into helping construction professionals leverage technology in both the preconstruction and construction phases. He has had the opportunity to work on hundreds of projects throughout his career, where he has delved deep into the VDC process. He has also shared his knowledge with audiences and publications across North America as a frequent professional speaker, guest editorial contributor and podcaster.
“Throughout his career, Josh has established himself as a leading authority on construction technology, industry trends, and leveraging data,” said NECA CEO David Long. “This makes him perfectly suited to lead ELECTRI International for the long haul, where he will guide the Foundation’s research and education agenda and ensure it remains a vital resource for the electrical construction industry.”
ABOUT ELECTRI INTERNATIONAL
ELECTRI International is world-recognized as the independent organization that provides unbiased, cutting-edge information for the electrical construction industry in partnership with NECA and industry leaders. ELECTRI uses its resources to commission and disseminate collaborative and innovative research, education, and technology solutions that advance the future growth and prosperity of the electrical construction industry. Visit www.electri.org for more information and access to its research library.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
NECA is the voice of the $171 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S. NECA’s national office and 118 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research and standards development. Visit us at www.necanet.org for more information.