Tim Green named Electrical Connection executive vice president

Tim Green, who has served the electrical industry for more than 40 years, has been named executive vice president of the Electrical Connection.

The Electrical Connection is a partnership of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1.

The Labor-management partnership unites more than 5,000 highly skilled and safe IBEW electricians and communication technicians and the more than 150 electrical contractors that employ them.

Green succeeds Jim Curran as executive vice president. A graduate of the IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center, Green has served as journeyman electrician, legislator and Labor leader.

“Tim has served our electrical and communications industry through its most dynamic changes,” said Frank Jacobs, Local 1 business manager and chairman of the Electrical Connection. “That includes the evolution of advanced manufacturing facilities, robotics, renewable energy, the digital age, electric vehicle infrastructure and growing demands for communication technology reshaping the way we work remotely.”

Green will retain his role as director of governmental affairs for the IBEW/NECA Electrical Connection partnership. He will also work with Sylvester Taylor, director of diversity, equity and inclusion for the Electrical Connection.

“We greatly appreciate Jim Curran’s service to the Electrical Connection as an advocate advancing our mission of delivering the most reliable, safe and skilled electrical and communication services to our customers and look forward to the impact that Tim Green will have on our industry in his new role,” said Kyle McKenna, St. Louis NECA executive vice president.

Green served in the Missouri General Assembly for eight years as a state senator and 14 years as a state representative. He also served as president of the Missouri State Building and Construction Trades Council for 20 years.

Green currently serves a number of Labor, civic and business organizations, including:

  • St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council.
  • St. Charles County Convention and Sports Facilities Authority.
  • University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL) Alumni Association.
  • UMSL Chancellor’s Council Legislative Advocacy Committee.
  • Historic Revitalization of Missouri Association.
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Missouri Gateway Chapter.

In addition to his training at the IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center, Green also has a business degree from UMSL.


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