June 26, 2009

The Board of State Examiners of Electricians and Alarm System Installers announced today disciplinary action against the following individuals:

Timothy Mulcahy, Fall River
By default, the Board has fined Mulcahy in the amount of $1,000 for performing electrical work without a license and for electrical code violations.

Anthony M. Berry, Winchendon
The Board and Berry entered into a consent agreement in which Berry paid a $200 fine for failing to adhere to the uniform electrical permit application and notification process.

Shawn C. Dean, West Bridgewater
The Board and Dean entered into a consent agreement whereby Dean paid a $1,000 fine for conducting business in a name not on his license.

Jason B. Callahan, Boston:
Callahan agreed to pay a fine of $700 to resolve allegations that he conducted business under the name "J.C. Electric" without Board authorization.

James Weiland, Milford
The Board has fined Weiland $500. Weiland admitted that he performed electrical work without a license, and that he failed to notify the local inspector of wires within five days of commencing electric work.

Thomas Scheurer, Lee
The Board has fined Scheurer $1,100. Scheurer admitted that he performed electrical work under a name other than that on his license, that he failed to file an application with the town of Williamstown for a permit to perform electrical work, and that he failed to notify the local inspector of wires within five days of commencing electric work.

Consumers are urged to visit the Division of Professional Licensure's website at http://www.mass.gov/dpl/ and select the check a license option to determine whether a professional they are considering doing business with is licensed and in good standing.

The Division of Professional Licensure is a regulatory agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. The agency is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance and the integrity of the licensing process for approximately 330,000 licensees across 43 trades and professions under the jurisdiction of 31 boards of registration.