Dennis F. Quebe

President, NECA

Dennis Quebe is a former president of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and contributed the President's Desk column monthly. He took office in January 2012 and served a three-year term.

Articles by Dennis F. Quebe

September 2012
Advance promotion for NECA 2012 Las Vegas proclaimed that, “Our schedule is filled to bursting with rewarding activities.” No kidding! And no hyperbole. READ MORE
August 2012
“Prevention through Design” (PTD), also known as “Safety through Design,” increasingly has become the focus of attention since the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and some powerful allies in government, industry and academia launched the National PTD Initiative to highlight its importance in all business decisions. READ MORE
July 2012
I hope you are making plans to attend NECA 2012 Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay this fall, and I hope you are not planning to come alone. READ MORE
June 2012
New opportunities for marketing electrical contracting services are showing up in some unusual places these days, including the back acreage of airports and certain dark, drafty recesses in parking facilities. Considering recent economic conditions, exploring markets where electrical contractors can work outside traditional industry boundaries is a good idea. READ MORE
May 2012
Since 1994, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) has been promoting electrical safety across North America by facilitating public education throughout the year and observing National Electrical Safety Month (NESM) each May. READ MORE
April 2012
If you turn on almost any news program, talk radio show, or cable news network between now and Nov. 6, you’re bound to hear many opinions and predictions about who will occupy the White House for the next four years. READ MORE
March 2012
If Thomas Edison were to materialize in the year 2012, I believe he would be pleased by how we 21st-century electrical contractors are redefining the industry he launched. And I’m not the only one who thinks so. READ MORE
February 2012
Many contractors and other technical types prefer the plain-spokenness of facts and figures to sayings from famous people, but since the common-sense wisdom of a familiar sports adage is so visibly in play in our industry right now, I can’t resist. I’m referring to a quote from Wayne Gretzky, who is generally regarded as the best player in the history of the National Hockey League. READ MORE
January 2012
A new year has begun. A lot of old challenges remain, and new ones are sure to emerge. That’s a very exciting prospect for me as I begin my term as the president of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). There are few things I love more than overcoming a good challenge or two. READ MORE