2017 Fall Conference is “one for the books!”

Chapter President Jeff McCroskey (R) recognizes special guest speaker Lenwood Ireland, EASA International Chairman 2017-2018.

The 2017 Fall Conference September 28-30 in North Charleston, South Carolina was one of the best attended in recent memory, with over seventy motor shop personnel present, joined by almost that many vendors and exhibitors. Managerial/Sales attendees enjoyed a full-day seminar presented by renowned speaker Joe Ellers on Outselling the Competition and a half-day class on Expanding Your Business Offerings into Motor Equipment Management by Rick Hollen of Spring Point Solutions. Technical attendees were able to choose

Speaker Joe Ellers (barely visible, center) describes homeliest person at conference (on screen).

between two tracks: Fundamentals of Pump Repair presented by EASA Technical Support Specialist Gene Vogel; and Ultrasound and Thermographic Testing of Electric Motors by Don Donofrio of The Snell Group with Adrian Messer of UE Systems Inc. and Energized and Non-Energized Motor Testing to ANSI Standards by Don Donofrio. In addition to our usual good food, drawings, networking and camaraderie, our exhibit hall featured exhibit tables from over forty vendors.

EASA Region II Director Charles Brown and lovely wife Teresa enjoy the delicious buffet dinner served in the exhibit hall.
The board honored tow past chapter presidents who recently passed away: Frank Leonard and Louie W. Cleveland Jr.