David J. Marne, P.E., is a registered professional electrical engineer. Mr. Marne is the author of McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Handbook and is a nationally recognized speaker on the NESC®. He serves on NESC® Subcommittee 4 Overhead Lines Clearances, Subcommittee 7 Underground Lines, and the Interpretations Subcommittee.
He is company president and senior electrical engineer for Marne and Associates, Inc. in Missoula, Montana where he specializes in National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) training, OSHA training for power and communication workers, engineering design training, and expert witness services related to the NESC®, the OSHA Standards for Power and Communication workers, and California's General Order 95, 128, and 165 (GO95, GO 128, and GO165). Mr. Marne has over 34 years of experience in the utility industry engineering and managing transmission and distribution line projects, substation projects, electrical system planning studies, joint use (power and communication) projects, and providing training and expert witness services.