Bernard H. Falk, a former president and CEO of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), passed away earlier this week.
“Bernie was an innovator and a pioneer who laid much of the groundwork for what NEMA is able to accomplish today,” said NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis. “Our highest award is named in his honor. Senator John Danforth, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff are all past winners of the Falk Award.”
A service and burial will take place Friday, September 20, 2013, in New York City.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly
400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers at
the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency,
and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than
400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S.
Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.