EEA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
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.
Business plan 2020/21 - Summary of work priorities
Safety and Health - SM-EI 2020 review and new platform for delivery; LV work management guide; Critical risks; and Workplace and Public Safety statistics and shared learnings.
Asset management - ESI Resilience Guide; Conductor and Pole Asset Health guides; and Open networks/emerging technologies
Professional Development - OHLD micro credential modules; and Engineers' PD competency framework
Live work - National model LV live work procedures; new model national Glove and barrier procedures; live work survey
Communications - engagement and support of members:
- membership survey
- newsletters, Linkedin, website refresh
- 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
- 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.