Public reviews cannot vote on a standard, they can only review and comment on it. Also, NECA holds the right to decide whether comments and revisions will be incorporated. Only consensus group members can vote on a standard.
There is a deadline of 45 days to join this group.
All appropriate interests that may be directly and materially affected by the standards activity of NECA shall have the opportunity for fair and equitable participation without dominance by any single interest category, individual or organization. Each Canvass List participant shall designate its own interest category as appropriate and in accordance with NECA’s established categories.
Interest categories appropriate to the development of consensus in any given standards activity are functions of the nature of the standards being developed. In defining the interest categories appropriate to a standards activity, consideration shall be given to the following, Describe what category best describes you (select check box):
Those who are not associated with electrical construction. This category typically includes professional and lay people employed by academic and scientific institutions, experts, government agencies, insurance companies, etc., or an individual whose occupation deals with subjects related to the standard.
Those predominantly involved with the construction of buildings and similar structures. This category typically includes contractors, architects, engineers, electricians, inspectors, etc.
Those who are predominantly involved with the manufacture of products and systems installed by electrical contractors. This category usually includes manufacturers and trade associations.
This category typically includes government agencies that contract for electrical construction work.