The Electrical Association is a non-profit trade association that was founded in 1928. We are a member-owned service organization that provides information, education, books/forms, and government representation to electrical contractors and their stakeholders.

The Electrical Association represents nearly 700 members, is the nation's largest state electrical association and is the voice of assurance for long-term, uncompromising excellence in electrical contracting. Our members range in size from one-person shops to businesses with over $1M in gross sales volume.


MEA provides leadership in partnering between contractors, government employees and consumers to promote quality construction built safely, on time, on budgets and at a fair price and profit. MEA provides a strong commitment to quality in education, communication, government relations and ethics.

Promise To Our Customers and Members

In a friendly professional way we respectfully treat each customer and member with courtesy and compassion. We provide the best quality service and product possible by partnering with each individual to meet their needs.

MEA is where it is because of phenomenal leadership

Click here to view the current Board of Directors and Past Presidents of MEA

MEA Offers

  • A professional staff
  • A voice in state legislative activities and regulatory agencies
  • Educational programs for masters, journeymen, estimators, and contractors
  • Electrical forms and NEC® code books
  • Electrical apprentice training program
  • Continuing education credit classes
  • A prep course for Journeyman's licensing exam
  • The MEA News and the MEA Alert, bi-monthly publications
  • The All-Industry Directory published every two years
  • Wage and Benefit Report - Are you compensating your employees competitively? The report is free to those who respond to the survey.