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CEAEF Instructor Profiles

Brett Riedl, PE

Brett is a Senior Engineer with over 17 years of distribution and transmission design and planning experience at ComEd. He has a BSEE from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois. Brett has taught for the Electric Association and Chicagoland Electric Association Education Foundation for over 10 years.

Kerry Felske

Kerry graduated for the IBEW electrical apprenticeship in 1981. He has successfully estimated and project managed design/build projects or plan & spec for all types of work from residential, commercial, industrial, high-rise, restaurants, and retail, tenant build out, hospitals, institutional, as well as tele/data, low voltage systems, fire alarm, & security work. Very knowledgeable in all aspects of the electrical business. Kerry holds a Chicago Supervising Electrician's License.

Dan Caddigan, PE

Dan Caddigan, PE Senior Engineer for Meade Electric. Dan is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois. For the last twenty three years, Dan has been teaching electrical code courses for Index Publishing and with the Electric Association over the last thirteen years.  Dan was an Electrical Inspector in the City of Chicago for six years and Supervisor of Electrical Inspectors for one year. Dan worked extensively on the Electrical Code Working Group which proposed the 2000 Chicago Electrical Code.

Ken Gordon

Ken Gordon, Senior Estimator for Jamerson & Bauwens Electrical Contractors, Inc.  has been involved in the electrical industry for over 36 years primarily as an estimator, but also as a project manager and AutoCAD draftsman. He also represented Trade Service and TRF Systems for their estimating software, onsite training, and technical support. Ken holds a Chicago Contractor’s License, and has been a member of the CEEA  since 1982.  He has taught estimating software nation wide for over 11 years, and he was one of the first to use AutoCAD for electrical drawings in the Chicago area.  He has also been involved with integrating CAD and Estimating software.  Ken Gordon has been an instructor with the Electric Association for almost 20 years.