Seminars & Events

The Electric League of Maryland continuing education courses provide training and professional development for a wide spectrum of individuals within the electrical industry. Our knowledgeable instructors — including master electricians, contractors, electrical engineers, estimators and inspectors — contribute their expertise and valuable experiences to the numerous topics covered in our courses. The courses are held in several locations within the Baltimore Metropolitan area. The list of upcoming continuing education courses and instructor bios can be found on the side of each page.

Upcoming Seminars:
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About The Instructors:

Scott Bowers, Master Electrician

Scott has been President of Main Street Electric Company Inc. since its inception in 1990 and employed in the electrical contracting industry since 1985.

He is a graduate of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Baltimore Division (ABC)-an accredited Maryland Electrical Apprenticeship Program, as a Journeyman Electrician.  He is a Maryland Statewide Licensed Master Electrician, issued by DLLR and holds Master Electrician’s licenses in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Howard County, Harford County and Anne Arundel County in Maryland.  He is a registered and Certified Master Electrician with the Middle Department Inspection Agency (MDIA) and is a member of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) in the electrical sub section.  He is also a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) as a contractor member since 2006.

He is a Past President of the Electrical Contractors Association of Baltimore County Maryland Inc. (ECABC) as well as the  Electric League of Maryland where he still sits on the Board of Directors and has been a code instructor since 2003.  Incaddition, he is the current Continuing Education Chairman for IEC Chesapeake, along with sitting their Board of Directors and has been a code instructor for them since 2012.

James Gernhart, Master Electrician

James is a Licensed Maryland State Fire Marshall Electrical Code Inspector, ICC Residential and Commercial Electrical Code Inspector and a retired Superintendent of Electrical Inspections City of Baltimore. In his over 30 years of experience as an instructor, he has taught apprenticeship classes for the BCJAP Apprenticeship Program and inspection classes for the City of Baltimore DHCD Electrical Inspectors. James brings valuable experience to the classroom from every aspect of commercial and residential construction.

Brett Warner, Master Electrician

Brett had worked for several local electrical contractors before joining the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) in 1989. Since he has worked for multiple departments including: Underground Lines, Relay Control and Data Acquisition, Metering & Installation (M&I) and Strategic Customer Engineering-Customer Substations. Currently, Brett is the I&C Meter Inspector for Baltimore City in M&I, serves on the Maryland State Board of Master Electricians and has held his State of Maryland Master License since 1997.

John Woodall, Master Electrician

With over 40 years of involvement in the Electrical industry, John has been a Master Electrican since 1971 and has been instructing electrical training courses since 1990, when he held the position of instructor at ABC. John is also affiliated with multiple electrical associations where he has held several prestigious positions. John now serves on Maryland State Board of Master Electricians.

Ronald Blaney, Master Electrician

Ronald Blaney is a licensed Master Electrican with over 40 years of trade experience. He is licensed in Harford, Baltimore, Howard, Carroll and Frederick county as well as Balitmore City and the State of Virginia. He has served as an electrical contractor for 12 years and has been doing project management and estimation for 5 years. He has been an electrical inspector in Baltimore County for 22 years and has served as a Continuing Education and Apprenticeship Program instructor at various establishments for over 16 years.

In addition, Ronald is accredited by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC), and is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) and the International Code Council.

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