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How to become involved in the Switchgear Committee


How to get involved with the Switchgear Committee is the most commonly asked question. This page was developed to help answer that question and provide a resource for anyone new to the Committee. The steps below are not necessarily in order, but provide links to assist with the endeavor.


The Switchgear Committee uses a system that manages contact information, meeting attendance, group mailing, and registration for our meetings. The link on the left is the introduction webpage for AMS. It will explain how to enroll so you too will get all the Committee mailings. Enrollment is also required to register for our meetings.


The meeting webpages explain how to register. As the meeting approaches a schedule will be posted. Attendance at the meetings is not required for participation but the discussions are invaluable.


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This is where it all happens! Join industry leaders to discuss and develop standards and technical issues involving Switchgear. Volunteer and participate as much as possible. The Committee is comprised of volunteers and participation is highly encouraged!


For more information or need assistance, please contact a Switchgear Committee Officer listed on the Committee homepage.