Field Leadership Essentials Train-the-Trainer (Day 2 of 2)

Dates & Times:
Session Type:

Pre-Convention Workshops



Room Number: 11B


Cost: $200
For NECA Members Only – Register for Pre-Convention Workshops through the registration link for the convention. NECA Convention registration is NOT required to attend Pre-Convention Workshops.

Field leaders are on the frontline of every electrical contractor’s success and the success of our industry. To enhance the leadership skills of new and up-and-coming field leaders, NECA has developed the one day Field Leadership Essentials course.


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    Jay Jones


    Jay B. Jones earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2000.   While there, Jay was named Captain of his Football Team and then went on to coach the Offensive Line for one season following graduation.  After college, Jay took his leadership off the football field and into the Electrical Construction Industry.  After completing his Apprenticeship, Jay became a Journeyman Wireman with IBEW Local Union 456 in New Brunswick, New Jersey where he worked for 11 years as a Journeyman Wireman, Foreman and General Foreman.  He then had the opportunity to work with the National Electrical Contractors Association as a NECA Field Representative covering the NECA Eastern Region.  He is a graduate of both the VOLT and NEXT Leadership Academies and has served as the Co-Coordinator for the Outstanding Apprentices attending the National Training Institute.  For the past 3-years, Jay has worked with the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter as a Chapter Field Representative and the Director of Education.

  • Emily Huesman is the Associate Director of Education Development for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). She is responsible for designing on-demand online and in-seat educational courses at NECA, such as Field Leadership Essentials, Safety Professionals Institute, and NECA’s online Project Management series.

    Prior to joining NECA, Emily was the Training Manager for an underground infrastructure contractor and the Manager of Enterprise Learning for the Association for Talent Development. Emily has nearly a decade of experience providing learning solutions to a variety of organizations, from local nonprofits to Fortune 500s.

    Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and American Studies from Smith College and her Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.