2016 Honoree Has Served Electrical Apparatus Service Industry since 1976
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) honored Anthony Sieracki as the 2016 recipient of the EASA Exceptional Achievement Service Award. The presentation was made on June 12, 2016, at the Association’s Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada.
Established in 1997, this annual award recognizes an individual who has provided exceptional service to the electrical apparatus sales and service industry over a lifetime. “It is the highest honor an individual can receive from our association,” says Linda Raynes, EASA President and CEO. “We view it as our Nobel Prize for achievement and service.”
In announcing the award, EASA’s Past Chairman, Doug Moore noted “While he gave many years of service to EASA and its members, he always said he got so much more in return – such as the knowledge and friendships he still treasures today.Mr. Sieracki started his career in the electrical apparatus industry in 1976, – some 40 years ago – at Deckert Electric Commonwealth Service Sales. In 1986, Mr. Sieracki went to work for Spina Electric Company in Warren, Michigan, where he continues today on a part-time basis. Practically from the beginning of his career, he was actively involved in EASA at the chapter level where he started as a director, and eventually became president of the Great Lakes Chapter. He remained an active volunteer in the chapter throughout his career. On the International level, Mr. Sieracki served on EASA’s Technical Education Committee and as a convention volunteer.”
In nominating Sieracki for this award, one letter from a repair firm member read: “He has always been enthusiastic about his EASA involvement and never ceases to remind us of the many, many programs and benefits available to us. Despite being a competitor, he has always been my ‘go to’ person for so many resources – such as where to find a part or who can handle a certain type job. He has always been incredibly generous with his information and knowledge.”
Another member wrote: “He exemplifies what it means to be an EASA member. He is always willing to help any other member with whatever need they might have. For example, he provides technical data, loans copper wire, extends credit when needed, and overall advice on business operations and motor repair techniques.”
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) is an international trade organization consisting of approximately 2,000 electromechanical sales and service firms in 59 countries. Through its many engineering and educational programs, EASA keeps members up to date on materials, equipment and state-of-the-art technology related to sales, service and maintenance of motors, generators, drives, controls, pumps and other electromechanical equipment. EASA’s Website is located at www.easa.com.