The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives is pleased to announce the addition of Thad France to the Safety and Training Department. Thad will be serving our member cooperatives as a safety instructor. A journeyman lineman with over 23 years of industry experience, Thad brings a unique blend of mentorship, training, and experience to the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives. Thad has received training at the AIEC’s own training grounds and from the American Line Builders Apprentice Training program. He has served as adjunct faculty at the AIEC training schools at Lincoln Land Community College and has experience in electrical line distribution, transmission, and construction.
Thad currently resides in Taylorville, Illinois with his wife Consuela; they have one child.