Andrew Akers, vice-president of D & S Electrical Supply Company in Pocatello, has been named as the incoming Western Region vice president-elect for the National Association of Electrical Distributors.
The Western Region Council elected Akers by majority approval to serve as vice president for 2011-12.
Akers has served in the industry for 25 years and serves both on NAED’s Western Region Council and the Western Region Wind and Solar Energy Task Force.
Passionate about the work he does on the task force, Akers even has a wind turbine under construction at his house. Additionally, D & S Electrical Supply’s staff includes full-time energy auditors who assist customers with energy-saving products and services.
NAED is the trade association for the more than $70 billion electrical distribution industry.