ETCP News: Protocol Articles

2022
WINTER Barbizon Benefits from ETCP Certification by Scott Stipetic
SPRING Women in Live Production and How ETCP Can Help You Stand Out From the Crowd by Interactive Technologies by Maya Nockari
2021
WINTER Do GFCIs Work With Dimmers? by Richard Cadena
Local 2 Welcomes the New ETCP Mobile Testing Option by Craig Carlson
NATEAC 2021 Will Be Virtual by Bill Sapsis
The 2021 New World Rigging Symposium: Contribute to the Virtual Conversation Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook: Film Lighting Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution by Karl G. Ruling, Technical Standards Manager
SPRING Care and Feeding of Truss and Hoists by Elmer Veith
Continuing Education Fills in the Gaps by Ed Leahy
Get Your Motor Running—Without Voltage Distortion by Richard Cadena
It’s Going to be Different by Eddie Raymond
Together Again for the First Time: Bill and Michael Sapsis by Karl G. Ruling, Technical Standards Manager
Spectral Power Distribution by Javid Butler
SUMMER Introduction to Show Networking by Karl G. Ruling, Technical Standards Manager
NWRS 2021: Learning to Navigate Complexity by Joe Allen
Protecting Against Dirty Power by Richard Cadena
Red Rocks Amphitheatre: The Famed Venue Gets a Long-awaited Beautiful New Roof and Rigging Grid by Mark Black
Roy Bickel: Innovator and Teacher
Using Entertainment Truss Outdoor by Miriam Paschetto
You Keep Me Hanging On: Rope Access in the Entertainment Industry
by Michael Matthews
FALL ETCP in Education: Emphasizing Safety and Certification in a Graduate Training Program by Matt Welander
2020
WINTER Building Systems to Better Serve as the ETCP Grows
by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager, and Jane Parson, ESTA Communications Coordinator 
SPRING Skills Learned from Military Service Translate in Civilian Life to a Rigging Career by Ian Lilly
SUMMER Considering Safe Resumption of Work on Stage by Ted Ohl
FALL #BeThe1To Help Save a Life by Lori Rubinstein
Why I Committed to Earn my ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification by Gary Fails
2019
WINTER A Recent Rock and Roll Tour Highlights How ETCP is Fulfilling Potential by Justin Argenio
SPRING Fortitudine Vincimus by Dawn Copeland
SUMMER No Luck Needed When You Rig It Safe, Rig it Right, and Rig for Success by Andrew Fulton, I.A.T.S.E. Local 720
FALL ETCP Goes Digital by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
2018
WINTER ETCP Rigging Certification in an Educational Setting by Andrew Young
SPRING ETCP Certification Makes a Difference by Tracy Nunnally
SUMMER ETCP: The Beginning, Not the End by Andrew Boucher
FALL ETCP Updates Portable Power Distribution Technician Eligibility Requirements by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
2017
WINTER The History of End-User Training by David Fox and Kathy Williams
SPRING From the Frontier to the Future by Rick Crum
SUMMER The ETCP and Me by Mark Hogan
FALL How Important is ETCP Certification? by Brian Bennett and Reed Rigging
2016
WINTER ETCP Council Approves New Power Distribution Technician Certification by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager

SPRING ETCP Launches the Portable Power Distribution Technician Certification by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager and Zachary Irwin
SUMMER Production Electrician: Same Job Title, Different Career Paths, Both ETCP SMEs by Rick Baxter and Rob Baxter
FALL PPDT Certification: In French, s’il vous plaît by IATSE Local 514 Team
2015
WINTER ETCP Certification Raises the Industry to a Higher Standard by Robert J. Culley
SPRING Growing ETCP Certification is Vital for the Health and Safety of the Entertainment Technology Industry by Stephen Dilts
SUMMER Three Tiers of Safety by Mark Witteveen
 

The Entertainment Technician Certification Program Celebrates 10 Years! by Tim Hansen, ETCP Chair

FALL The ETCP Council leads with Laser-Focused Vision by Todd Spencer
2014
WINTER Theatrical Set Building from an ETCP Perspective by Matthew Hughes
SPRING Certification Strengthens Our Industry - No Matter What Gender by Beaner Sheridan
SUMMER Restoration of the Foxwoods / Lyric Theatre Stars ETCP Certified Riggers by Steven Ehrenberg
FALL We Care—and So Should You by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
2013
WINTER ETCP Council Approves New Power Distribution Technician Certification by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager

SPRING ETCP Launches the Portable Power Distribution Technician Certification by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager, and Zachary Irwin
SUMMER Production Electrician: Same Job Title, Different Career Paths, Both ETCP SMEs by Rick Baxter and Rob Baxter
FALL PPDT Certification: In French, s’il vous plaît by IATSE Local 514 Team
2012
WINTER ETCP Rigging Renewal Credits: Stay Up-to-Date with Modern Technology
by Dave Rossi
 

FACILITY MANAGER
Tech Know: ETCP Enhances Safety, Reduces Workplace Risk and Recognizes Entertainment Technician by Russell Read

SPRING Practice Problem Perplexes Aplenty by Richard Cadena
SUMMER ETCP-Building a Better Industry Through Knowledge by David Fox
FALL Keeping Safety at the Forefront of our Events by Elise Bechard
2011
WINTER Do you Trust Your Rigging Safety Program? by Ed Barnes
SPRING ETCP Certification for Faculty Takes you Beyond Teaching by Eric Rouse
SUMMER ETCP Certification Increasing Demand for Technical Training by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
FALL ETCP Certification is an Investment that Pays Long-term Benefits by Ray Janson
2010
WINTER ETCP Approaches 1,000 Certifications - FAQ About ETCP Exams Explained by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
SPRING Ignorance is Not Bliss – The ETCP Exam Confirms You are Solid on the Facts and Formulae by Mark Fink
SUMMER Two Views from the Air - ZFX and ETCP by Stu Cox and Sandra Harned
FALL Experience, Education, and Certification: Will the Real Trump Card, Please Stand Up? by Richard Cadena
2009
WINTER More Certified Technicians, More Venues, More Recognized Employers and Labor Providers - ETCP is on a Roll! by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
SPRING Does ETCP Certification Make Sense for Installers? by Shannon Johnson
SUMMER Marketing Your Company is Easy with ETCP Certification – The Commitment to Safety Provides Instant Credibility on the Job by James “Tut” Tutorow
FALL What Have we Done? – ETCP and the Coming of Age of Entertainment Technicians
by ETCP Council Members, Eddie Raymond, and Kent Jorgensen
2008
WINTER Because an ETCP Employer Said So / Full Commitment to Certification Builds your Team and Your Credibility by Kacey Coffin Fisher and George Studnicky, III
SPRING I am Certified - History of an ETCP (female) Certified Technician by Natti Pierce-Thomson
SUMMER There's No Such Thing as "Too Safe" by Tyler Smith
FALL Let’s All Get Serious About Safety. Let’s All Get Certified. Now. by Brad Kagel
2007
WINTER Hey! I Can Pass This Thing! by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
SPRING News From Your New ETCP Coordinator by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
SUMMER Certification is More Than Just a Passing Grade by Don Earl
FALL Bring ETCP Exams to Your Door by Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Manager
2006
WINTER ETCP Certified Riggers are Here! by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director

SPRING Next Up: Entertainment Electrician Certification Exam by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
SUMMER ETCP Moving Forward by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
FALL What it Takes to Create a Certification Program by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
2005
WINTER ETCP Announces Subject Matter Experts by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director

SPRING Sharpen Your Pencils: The ETCP Rigging Certification Exams are Ready. Are You?
by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
SUMMER First ETCP Rigging Examinations Scheduled November 12th by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director
FALL Rigging Candidates Line Up for First Examinations by Katie Geraghty, ETCP Certification Director

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