The affairs of the Association are governed by the Executive Committee which consists of a President, Vice-President and seven other persons. All members of the Executive Committee are elected biennially and need to be full members of the Association.

To find out more about our Executive members use the link below:

Executive Committee Members

Business plan 2021/2022 - Summary of work priorities

Safety and Health - SM-EI Learning support (Online learning/assessment), Digitise new documents (Line Mechanics and Cable Joiners Handbook), and AS/NZS 45001 Public Safety guides

Asset management - Conductor Health and Wooden Poles guides

Professional Development - Engineering/Asset Management Capability report on capability framework, Technicians working group report on capability framework, Micro Credientials OHLD: Online 'Poles, Cross Arms' modules, ESI Workforce Development project, Arch Flash Training: Review and Digital version

Live work - G&B Procedure - Part 2 and LV Live Work Procedures, Training and competency, LiveWork Permit Auditing Guides

Communications - engagement and support of members: membership survey, newsletters, Linkedin, website usability, draft guide consultation and implementation of national safety/technical guides/procedures, knowledge forums (e.g. Asset Management Forum, Annual Safety Forum, Young Engineers' Forum (APEX), Live Work Forum), online meetings, virtual conferencing and interactive webinars to support, online learning and assessment, Worksafe/Energy Safety, MBIE, Staylive, EDI H&S Forum, ENA, OHLD Forum

Strategy Plan 2020 - 2025

Purpose of the EEA

The Electricity Engineers' Association ("EEA") provides a focal point for collaboration and thought leadership in engineering, safety and asset management across the electricity industry. The EEA enables members to continuously learn and develop in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

To achieve this purpose the EEA:

  • collaborates with industry to identify and prioritise industry engineering, safety and asset management
    risks.
  • promotes industry risk management through voluntary standardisation for self-regulation.
  • is a trusted advisor, who is responsive to change and provides its members with market intelligence via a safe collaborative learning environment.
  • utilises the collective knowledge and goodwill of its members and partners to provide practical solutions to deliver continual improvement.
  • develops policy and guidance on common safety, engineering and asset management risks.
  • engages with government agencies and stakeholders on members behalf.
  • co-ordinates communications and other activities on behalf of members.

EEA's is a collaborator, enabler, leader and trusted advisor in:

  • Futures thinking:
    • Understanding and responding to change
    • Understanding and supporting technology adoption
    • Providing market intelligence
  • Information and knowledge sharing:
    • Information sharing
    • Promoting standardisation and continual improvement
    • Leading professional development
  • Communication with members by providing:
    • A safe collaboration environment
    • Opportunities to share insights and learn

Success for EEA is that it has a high level of 'goodwill support' from its members and stakeholders and is being responsive and accountable for delivering quality outcomes to them.

EEA's key strategic deliverables for 2020-2025 are focused on supporting performance improvements in:

Engineering- including asset management, safety, resilience and enabling emerging technologies.

Safety and health - including the management of common critical risks, effective procedures, safety competency, learning and performance benchmarks.

Training and professional development - including sustainable specialist engineering and safety and health learning tools, courses and events.

Knowledge - including the provision of quality and timely advice, information and guidance.


The EEA's Annual Business Plan identifies work activities and projects that align with the purpose of the EEA and meet the needs of Members.

Download a copy of EEA's Strategic below...

EEA Strategic Plan 2020 - 2025

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