"Who we are...and what we represent"
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) is a joint committee made up of representatives from both labor and management partnering together to produce the best-trained
Electricians in the Electrical Industry.
Representing the National Electrical Contractor’s Association - Long Island Chapter:
Michael Bender, President of Bana Electric Corp.
50 Gazza Blvd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Michael Bender is the Co-Chairman/Co-Treasurer/Secretary of the JATC. His company has served Electrical Industry for over 55 years.
Susan Colotti, B & G Electrical Contractors of NY
7100 New Horizons Blvd.
North Amityville, NY 11701
Susan is the General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer for B & G Electric.
Kristine DeNapoli, President of KND Licensed Electrical Contracting & Services, Corp.
120 Brook Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729
Kristine was the recipient of the 2008 Woman-Owned Business Advocate of the year award for outstanding service and contribution to The Long Island Small Business Community by the Long Island National Electrical Contractors Association. Kristine is a NYC Master Electrician as well as a Suffolk County licensed electrician and is a Trustee of the JATC.
Representing the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union #25:
John G. Guadagno, President IBEW Local #25
(1983 – 1987) Apprentice Electrician
(1987 –2006) Journeyman Electrician/Foreman
(2006 – 2013) Business representative / Employment Manager for Local 25
(2013 – Present) President IBEW Local #25
John G. Guadagno serves as President of IBEW Local #25
Alfred J. Mc Ateer 'AJ', Examining Board Chairman IBEW Local #25
(1994 – 1999) Apprentice Electrician
(1999 – Present) Journeyman/Foreman
(2008 – Present) Officer of IBEW Local Union #25, Chairman of the Examining Board
'AJ' is a Trustee of the JATC and serves as Co-Chairman/Co-Treasurer/Secretary of the JATC
Kevin B. Casey, Business Manager IBEW Local Union #25
(1987-1991) Apprentice Electrician
(1987-2007) Journeyman/General Foreman/Foreman/Local Union Officer-Recording Secretary/Shop Steward/Committeeman
(2007-2016) Business Representative Local Union #25
(2016-Present) Business Manager IBEW Local Union #25
Kevin B. Casey, Trustee of the JATC, is the Business Manager of Local Union #25, overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Local.
Representing the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry of Nassau and Suffolk Counties:
Christopher E. Kelly, Training Director
(1984-1988) Brooklyn Polytechnic University; B.S. Civil Engineering, CHI Epsilon
(1988-1998) President, G & C Home Improvements, Inc.
(1993-1998) Apprentice Electrician
(1998-2003) Journeyman/Foreman/General Foreman/Assistant Super.
(1998-2003) J.A.T.C. Night School Instructor
(2003-2004) J.A.T.C. Day-School Instructor
(2004-Present) J.A.T.C. Training Director