• Previous Electrical Industry Conferences

  • 2022 Electrical Industry Conference

    Special OEL 100th Anniversary Award

    • RoseMary MacVicar-Elliott

    President's Pin

    • Shawn Blacklock, Durham
    • Cameron Hann, Ottawa
    • Virginia Pohler, Waterloo Region
    • Wendon Wattam, Quinte
    • Brian Yemen, Central Ottawa Valley

    Chapter Volunteer Award

    • Diana Madill, GTA West and Halton
    • Jim McDonell, Seaway Valley

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Ron Bergeron (2022)
    • Al Merlo (2020)
    • Jamie Nagle (2021)
    • Larry Pearson (2020)
    • Glenn Sturdy (2020)

    OEL Volunteer Award

    • Ron Bergeron
    • Len Cicero

    50 Year Club

    • Ron Bergeron
    • Al Merlo
    • Ross Whalls

    OEL Hall of Fame Recognition Awards

    • Mauro Di Tullio
    • Michele Finney
    • Stewart Kiff
    • Dale MacDonald
    • Sid Ridgley
    • Glenn Sturdy

    Electrical Inspector Recognition Award

    • Scott Duncan

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Steve Del Guidice

  • 2021 Electrical Industry Conference

    *Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic*

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Jamie Nagle
    • Larry Pearson

  • 2020 Electrical Industry Conference

    *Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic*

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Al Merlo
    • Glenn Sturdy

  • 2019 Electrical Industry Conference

    OEL's Seaway Valley Chapter hosts the 2019 Electrical Industry Conference in Cornwall, Ontario.

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Kathryn Chopp
    • Patrick Groom
    • Luke Bogdanovic

    President's Club

    • Larry Pearson

    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Tony Titus

    Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Luke Bogdanovic
    • Richard Charron
    • Vern Yemen

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Jack Sanders

  • 2018 Electrical Industry Conference

    OEL's Essex Chapter hosts the 2018 Electrical Industry Conference in Windsor, Ontario.

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Diane Laranja
    • Greg Towns
    • Nancy Evans

    President's Club

    • Mike Goodwin
    • Cameron Hann

    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Tom Conlin

    Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Dave Ackison
    • David Lariviere
    • Ron Bergeron
    • Tom Friesen

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Cameron Hann

  • 2017 Electrical Industry Conference

    Board of Directors - Incoming Chair

    • Dale MacDonald

    Board of Directors - Outgoing Chair

    • Dave Ackison

    Board of Directors - End of Term

    • Dan Racicot
    • Daryl D'Andrade
    • Frank Magisano

    On the Job Recognition

    • Holley Electric (Gerry Holley) – June 2016
    • Brain Knee Electric (Brian Knee) – September 2016
    • KE Electrical (Gord Kemp) – December 2016

    President's Club

    • Corey DeBruyn - Tri County Chapter
    • David Lariviere - Essex Chapter
    • Doug McGinley - Halton Chapter
    • Jeremy Heerkens - Upper Canada

    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Don Medeglia

    Hall of Fame Inductees‚Äč

    • Richard Cullis
    • Peter D'Uva
    • Gord McBrien
    • Len McMillan
    • Sheila Sage

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Rob Sloan

    Presentations and videos from our guest speakers and panels during this year's conference can be found by clicking here.

    Photos are pending, and will be uploaded as soon as they're available.

    Here is the promotional video for the 2017 Electrical Industry Conference.


  • 2016 Electrical Industry Conference

    Congratulations to all the members who were recognized at this year's EIC. Below is a list of Awards and Recognition for the 2016 Electrical Industry Conference!

    Board of Directors – Step Down

    • Cameron Hann

    On the Job Recognition

    • Brian Wright, Wright’s Electric – March 2015 
    • Scott Huckins, Precision Electric – June 2015
    • Brad Fraser, Southwestern Electric – September 2015
    • Terry Kenny, Rondeau Electric – December 2015
    • Steve Del Guidice, 3E Power Services – March 2016 

    Shocking Shots

    • Brian Scheele

    President’s Club

    • Luke Bogdanovic – Essex Chapter
    • Rick Charron (Co-president) – Ottawa Chapter
    • Gord Kemp (Co-president) – Ottawa Chapter

    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Dwight Dyke

    Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Ross Whalls
    • Patrick Carroll
    • Peter Koolen

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Louie Violo

    Please click here for the presentations and videos from our guest speakers and panels during this year's conference. See below for OEL's photos from this year's conference. 

  • 2016 EIC St. Thomas (Elgin and District)

  • Click the respective links for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2016 Electrical Industry Conference by Anthony Capkun. 


  • 2015 Electrical Industry Conference 

    Board of Directors - End of Term

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    President's Club

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    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Victor Becker

    Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Barrett Rutherford
    • Bert Snowden
    • Eric Glahs
    • Frank Heerkens
    • Janet Small
    • Raymond Faith

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

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  • Click on the spread above to see Electrical Business' overview of our 2015 EIC by Anthony Capkun on page 10 and here for their coverage and gallery of OEL's conference by. See below for OEL's photos from the 2015 conference.

  • 2015 EIC Huntsville, Ontario (Elgin and District)


  • 2014 Electrical Industry Conference 

    Board of Directors - End of Term

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    President's Club

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    Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Dave Sinclair

    Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Al Merlo
    • Garry Enright
    • Jenni Spencer
    • Jim Wilson
    • Reg MacDonald

    Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

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  • 2013 Electrical Industry Conference

    Click here for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2013 Electrical Industry Conference in Chatham, by Anthony Capkun. 


  • 2012 Electrical Industry Conference

    Click here for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2012 Electrical Industry Conference in Ottawa, by Anthony Capkun. Click here for the video.


  • 2011 Electrical Industry Conference

    Click here for Electrical Business' tweets from OEL's 2011 Electrical Industry Conference in Guelph, by Anthony Capkun. 

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