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Active Members Annual Dues Raised for 2017

It’s been a long time coming — roughly 30 years, in fact — but beginning in January 2017, annual dues for Active Members of CEAC will be going up to $100. Percentage-wise, it may be a big increase, but we feel it’s warranted and fair, given inflation since the last time dues were raised. We […]

Warden Elections to Be Held at January Meeting

This is just a reminder to all members of the Chief Engineer Association of Chicagoland that we will be holding our annual warden elections at the meeting on January 18th, 2017, at Stout Barrel House and Galley (642 N. Clark St., Chicago). Those nominated as Wardens for 2017 include: Jerome Dabney Brian Keaty Bryan McLaughlin […]

Reminder: This Year, Donations, Not Toys

This year The Chief Engineers Association will be donating its event proceeds to the Disabled Patriots Fund and Dup 15q Alliance. We will be making a monetary donation, so please do not bring a children’s gift this year. We are excited to partner with these valuable organizations! Disabled Patriot Fund: The Disabled Patriot Fund was formed in 2004 by […]

Dreisilker Electric Motors Announces Death of Company Founder Henry Dreisilker

Glen Ellyn, IL — With great sadness, Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc., reports the passing of company founder and inspiration Henry Dreisilker, age 90, on Nov. 1, 2016. In search of a better life and armed with an electrical mechanical apprenticeship, Mr. Dreisilker and his wife Margaret immigrated to the United States. He began working for […]

Rick Proud Appointed Chief Operating Officer for Dreisilker Electric Motors

Glen Ellyn, IL — Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc, a recognized leader in Electric Motor Reliability and Repair services, announced recently that veteran manufacturing executive Rick Proud has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Rick brings an extensive manufacturing experience base, having held high-level executive positions with both Abrasive-Form Inc. and GE Aviation. Most […]