FAEC Honors David Alan DeBerry with 2013 Edison Award: On November 2nd FAEC bestowed the honors of the “Edison Award” upon Mr David Alan DeBerry of DeBerry Electrtic, Jacksonville, FL.
David’s family has been involved with FAEC since the early1980’s. David’s dad served on the FAEC State Board in various positions including State President. David Sr was honored as a FAEC “ Hall of Fame Honoree” in 1994. David Sr always said that "the electrical industry had been good to him and his family and that he felt that it was his responsibility to give back to the industry." David Sr passed this belief on to his children all of whom have been involved in the family business at some point.
David and his sister Kim have both been involved with FAEC serving in various board positions and both have served as State President.
David has worked in the electrical trade for approximately 35 years and is a State Certified Electrical Contractor in Florida and Georgia
.He began attending FAEC State board meetings with his dad in the early 90’s and filled his fathers position on the board in 1995 after David Sr passed away. David has contributed to FAEC in many ways, some of which include:
Teaching electrical code classes at conventions and conferences.
Leading CEO Round Table Discussions during conventions.
Serving as Liason between the Duval County Masters Association and FAEC and its
He has served as Legislative Chair and has worked on several committees working to
preserve journeyman licensing... and has contributed to FAEC as a Sponsor at many events.
David is a big supporter of apprenticeship training and is involved with the NEFBA Electrical Apprenticeship program in Jacksonville.
Over the past 30 years David has served in many volunteer positions representing the electrical industry. Some of which are the Construction Trades Qualifying Board in Jacksonville, American Subcontractors Association and the Duval County Master Electricians Association.
Congratulations to David on this great achievement and entering into the “Hall of Fame of Edison Award Recipients”.