April 12, 2023
12:00PM - 2:00PM
ECA Regular Membership Meeting - April 12, 2023
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Shaw's Crab House - 1900 East Higgins Road - Schaumburg, IL
Please join us for the ECA Regular Membership Meeting.
This luncheon event is scheduled as follows:
ECA Membership Meeting
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Shaw's Crab House
1900 East Higgins Road
Registration / Networking: 12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:30 pm
Business Session: 1:15 pm
Event Concludes: 2:00 pm
The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) March Membership Meeting is to be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at Shaw's Crab House in Schaumburg, IL.
The session will feature Industry updates, as well as presentations from Rob Johnson, Rob Johnson Communications and Elbert Walters, III, Powering Chicago Executive Director. Their focus for this session is , "How your firm can benefit from participation with Powering Chicago!"
We do hope that you'll join us for this opportunity to meet and network with your peers in the industry! You can register on the ECA website / link or give the office a call at: (708) 531-0022.
Elbert “Bert” Walters, III is the Executive Director of Powering Chicago, a labor management cooperative by and between the Electrical Contractors Association of Chicago and the Union International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 134 (IBEW 134) promoting the benefits of using union skilled labor. Elbert served as a Business Representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 134 where he partnered in representing nearly 12,000 electricians in the Chicagoland region. Elbert started his career as an electrical apprentice in April 1999 where he received the Apprentice of the Year award. Within the I.B.E.W., Elbert serves as the Commander and Adjutant for the American Legion Electrical Post 769 and board member of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus. Elbert previously served as a member of the Electrical Joint Arbitration Board and as a member of Chicago Building Trades Council. Mr. Walters, was also an appointed member of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Council and served as Secretary of Labor Brothers United (LBU), a group of Union officials dedicated to closing the gap between union labor and community. Elbert’s dedication to the union and his community is evidenced by his commitment and involvement in establishing and hosting the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast and coordinating union electrical volunteers for the Rebuild Together Chicago Metro Day of Service, which provides needed upgrades to disadvantaged communities throughout the Chicagoland area. Elbert is dedicated to professional development and a recent graduate of DePaul University’s, three-year, Labor Leadership Program.
Rob Johnson is an Emmy Award-winning former TV Anchor/Reporter with more than 25 years in journalism, where he built a trustworthy, credible, high-integrity brand. Nearly four years ago, he founded Rob Johnson Communications, a firm devoted to helping his corporate and not-for-profit clients achieve their communications goals.
Rob helps C-Suite executives and government officials with media training and messaging strategy, navigating through crises when they arise, internal and external communications, and reputation enhancement. Rob also assists clients with YouTube content creation, virtual presentation training, virtual/in-person production of shareholder and inter-company meetings, and marketing videos.
Rob also partners with several larger marketing, strategy, and PR agencies, which includes serving as a Senior Strategist for Strategia Consulting, and conducting media training and crisis communications for The Harbinger Group.
He has also created his own podcast, “Can You Hear Me?” and helps clients with the production and execution of their own webinars and podcasts. Rob also serves on four not-for-profit boards.