Even in tight economic times, several members of the electrical industry have found enough money in their budgets to make sizable contributions to training and educational resources. The Education Foundation of NAED recently announced the top financial supporters of its 2001-2002 Annual Contribution Campaign and designated them as trustees of the University of Electrical Distribution. The list includes the following eight distributors and manufacturers.

Cooper Industries, Houston
Kirk Hachigian

General Electric Co., Plainville, Conn.
Mike Pilot

Graybar Foundation, St. Louis
Dennis E. DeSousa

The Harvey Hubbell Foundation, Orange, Conn.
Timothy H. Powers

Osram Sylvania, Danvers, Mass.
Francis M. Piscitelli

Siemens Energy & Automation, Alpharetta, Ga.
Dale Wilson

Thomas & Betts Corp., Memphis, Tenn.
Robert C. Calhoun

The Wiremold Co., West Hartford, Conn.
Don Torrant

The 2002-2003 NAED Education Foundation Annual Contribution campaign begins in November and runs through June.