Kerry Heid of Magna is NETA 2010 outstanding achiever
By Anthony Capkun
Each year at its annual PowerTest conference, The InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) honours an industry professional with its Outstanding Achievement Award, and the recipient for 2010 is one of EBMag’s valued editorial advisors, Kerry Heid, president of Saskatchewan-based Magna Electric Corp.
Selected by NETA’s president, consideration is given not only to the
contributions of the award recipient over the past year, but also the
noteworthy character traits that stand out in a volunteer-based
Magna has been providing electrical consulting, manufacturing, and field
testing/commissioning services to the industrial, commercial, and
institutional sectors since 1982. It joined NETA as an accredited
company in 2000, with Kerry taking on the duties as accredited rep in
2001. In 2003 he was voted onto the board of directors and, in 2006, he
stepped up to the plate as president.
Heid chairs NETA’s training and promotions committees, and is a member
of the Membership Application Review and Continuing Technical
Development Review committees. He is also a technical representative to
Z462, CSA’s standard Workplace Electrical Safety.
It’s been a good year for Heid and Magna, as the company has been listed
as one of Saskatchewan’s Top 20 Employers for 2010.
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