Board & Staff

Chapter Board Members

Jim Hess

Pacific Electrical Contractors, Inc.

Pacific Electrical Contractors began in 1962 and has been a member of NECA since 1968. Jim Hess joined the Board as a Director in 1992, served as President from 2004-2007 and Vice President from 2002-2003. He was elected Governor in August 2014. Jim has served on the Crater Lake JATC since 1986 and as a Trustee for the Cascade Pension Trust since 2000.

Mike Weaver

M & W Electric Inc.

Mike Weaver joined the Board as a Director in January 2004. In 2008 he took over as Board Treasurer, was appointed Vice President in 2009 and became President in 2018. Mike also serves on the Apprenticeship Committee, NEC Code Panel 2, the 280 LMCC and the 280 Negotiations team. He previously served on the Electrical and Elevator Board from 2009 to 2017.

Randy Rema

Reese Electric, Inc.

Reese Electric was founded in 1946 and Randy was hired by George Reese as a journeyman electrician in 1995. Randy and wife Becky purchased Reese Electric in 2004. Randy has been active with the apprenticeship program, serving as an instructor for several years and has been a JATC committee member since 1997. He has served as a chairman for three years and has been on the Local Union 932 Negotiations Committee for many years. Randy assumed the position of Treasurer in January 2009 and took over as Vice President in 2018.

Larry Brabham, Jr.

L. R. Brabham, Inc.

Larry joined L. R. Brabham, Inc. full-time in 1983 after graduation from college. Prior to 1983, he worked at the business off-and-on since its inception in 1973. L. R. Brabham, Inc. has been a NECA member since April 1992. Larry served on the Board of Directors from 2004-2011 and also on the JATC committee in the early 1990’s.


Ron Harvell

EC Electric / Albany

Ron has been working in electrical construction since 1982. He manages operations for EC Electric throughout the Willamette Valley and Southern Oregon. Ron sits on the 280 LMCC board and, starting this year, will be attending labor negotiations. Ron is a former Board member of the Western Electrical Contractors Association.


Aaron Crowley

Integrated Electronic Systems, Inc.

Aaron has been with IES since its inception in 1993. His background includes completion of the IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship program and 16 years of field technician experience. Aaron has served as a lead technician, field supervisor and project manager over the last 25 years.


Kevin Carlile

JKG Electric, Inc.

Kevin is a third generation electrician and electrical contractor. His company, Carlile Inc, purchased JKG Electric in 2017 after Kevin had worked there for over 10 years.


Shane Thomsen

OEG, Inc. - Mid Valley

Shane joined the Board as a Director in June of 2018. He manages the OEG, Inc. Mid-Valley Branch located in Springfield. Shane also sits on the CJATC Board. His background includes completion of the IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship program, working as a journeyman, foreman, general foreman, project manager and branch manager over the last 21 years.

Tom Kyle

Kyle Electric, Inc.

Tom Kyle opened Kyle Electric in 1978 and the company has been a NECA member since then. Tom served as Chapter President from 2008 to 2017. He previously has served as Treasure from 2004-2007 and for several years prior as a Director. In addition, Tom has been actively involved in a number of NECA committees including the Pacific Inside JATC, the Cascade Pension Trust, the Electri 21 Foundation, and the Local Union 932 Negotiations committee. Tom also serves as Chair on the Cascade Pension Trust.

Policy Analyst

Nathan Philips

Nathan joined the Oregon Pacific-Cascade Chapter and the Oregon Columbia Chapter as a Policy Analyst in February of 2003. He served on the Oregon Pacific-Cascade Chapter board from 1991-2017, including being the Governor from 1997-2007.

Nathan also represents NECA in the regulatory process through countless committee meetings at the Building Codes Division and other state agencies, and he serves as Chair of the Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board. He is a member of our NECA Joint Legislative Committee and regularly attends meetings of the Oregon Columbia Chapter Code Committee.


Chapter Staff

Monique de Boer

Monique comes to our chapter from the Intermountain Electrical Association in Salt Lake City, where she was the Executive Director for the last 10+ years. While there she worked directly with the Intermountain Chapter of NECA.

Dan Peterson

Dan has been with the Chapter since 2012. Prior to that he worked at a local professional engineering / land surveying company for 17 years. Dan also served for nine years in the U.S. Air Force.

Tawni Hunter

Tawni has been with the Chapter since 2015. She has worked in the accounting field for over 25 years.