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30 Years at NEMA: Advocacy Grew from Proactive Work in Legislation and Regulation

30 Years at NEMA: Advocacy Grew from Proactive Work in Legislation and Regulation

By Kyle Pitsor, Vice President of Government Relations, NEMA I joined NEMA from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s international trade agency in 1982. When NEMA moved its headquarters from New York City to Washington, D.C., in 1977, the change of venue reflected the growing interest and impact of government policy on the electrical equipment and medical imaging industries. The initial…

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30 Years at NEMA: From Paper Clutter to Computer Ease

30 Years at NEMA: From Paper Clutter to Computer Ease

By Marilyn Williams, Senior Assistant, Technical Services Department, NEMA The most drastic change I have experienced during my years at NEMA is the progress from paper use to electronic ease. I was hired in March 1986 for the engineering department. My major tasks were working with the Codes and Standards (C&S) Committee and NEMA field representatives. These tasks were equally…

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WYSIWYG Evolves to Include What You Don’t See

WYSIWYG Evolves to Include What You Don’t See

30 Years at NEMA By Mike Leibowitz, Program Manager, NEMA I started at NEMA in 1985, when we were located at 2101 L Street in D.C. My first job was in the statistics department, known today as NEMA/BIS. In less than a year, I was promoted to assistant manager. In those days, everything was paper-based. We filled out industry reports…

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