April 2018
NEPPA E&O Conference and Expo
Only 3 Weeks Away!  

Join us for 1.5 days of educational sessions, demonstrations, discussion and exhibits at the E&O Conference May 2 - 3, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA.



 Upcoming Training & Events

- In chronological order -

Substation I Program , April 10 - 13; May 15 - 18; June 12 - 15 (Littleton, MA)

Year IV: April 17 - 20; May 22 - 25; Oct. 2 - 5; Dec. 4 - 7
Year III: April 24 - 27; Sept. 25 - 28; Nov. 6 - 9

Engineering & Operations Conference and Expo, May 2 - 3 (Worcester, MA) 
It's not too late to register!  Click here for more information.

NEPPA Board of Directors Meeting , May 3 (Worcester, MA)

NEPPA Vistage Inside Group , May 9 (Littleton, MA)
* Still accepting applications! Contact NEPPA for more information.

Metering I Program, May 14 (Littleton, MA)

Advanced Lineworker May 15 - 18; Sept. 18 - 21; Oct. 16 - 19 
(Littleton, MA)

Apprentice Lineworker Program  (Littleton, MA)
Apprentice Lineworker Rodeo, June 6 - 7 

Customer Service Conference, June 13 (S. Portland, ME)
Registration will be open soon!

NEPPA Vistage Inside Group , July 18 (Babson Park, MA)
* Still accepting applications! Contact NEPPA for more information.

Metering II Program, Aug. 13 & 27; Sept. 10 & 24; Oct. 15; Nov. 5 & 26; Dec. 10
(Littleton, MA)

Annual Conference, August 19 - 22 (Falmouth, MA) *
Details will be posted soon!

Year I: Aug. 28 - 31; Oct. 23 - 26
Year II: Sept. 11 - 14; Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

Crew LeadershipSeptember 5 - 6 (Littleton, MA)

2A-2C Hoisting Class,   September 5 (Littleton, MA)

1B-1C Hoisting Class September 6 (Littleton, MA)

Year II: Sept. 11 - 14; Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

Lineworkers Rodeo , September 20 - 21 (Littleton, MA) *
Details will be posted soon!

Substation II Program, Sept. 25 - 28; Oct. 16 - 19; Nov. 27 - 30; Dec. 11 - 14 
(Littleton, MA)

* Registration Not Yet Open.
If you're interested in attending any of the above events, please
email Sarah Klingler at sklingler@neppa.org to be notified as soon as registration becomes available.


 Training & Events Highlight
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Special pricing available for NEPPA Members.

Interested? Contact Colleen Del Signore at cdelsignore@neppa.org or call us at (978) 540-2200.


  Committee Meeting Calendar

2018

Finance Committee, April 17

Executive Committee, April 27 

Board of Directors , May 3 (Worcester, MA)

Member Value Committee , May 17 (Teleconference)

Conference Oversight & Planning Committee, June 5 (Littleton, MA)

Education Development Committee, June 25 (Littleton, MA)

Executive Committee, August 10

Member Value Committee, August 19 (N. Falmouth, MA)

Board of Directors, August 22 (N. Falmouth, MA)

Finance Committee, August 22 (N. Falmouth, MA)

Conference Oversight & Planning Committee, September 11 (Littleton, MA)

Education Development Committee, September 17 (Littleton, MA)

Member Value Committee, October 3 (Littleton, MA)

Finance Committee, October 17

Executive Committee, November 2

Board of Directors, November 16 

Conference Oversight & Planning Committee, December 4 (Littleton, MA)

Education Development Committee, December 17 (Littleton, MA)


  Membership
Welcome to our Newest Affiliate Members!
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