On behalf of the EWMC Executive Committee, I want to thank Business Manager/Financial Secretary Don Finn and the members of IBEW Local Union 134 for hosting the EWMC-RENEW Conference and EWMC's 30th Annual Leadership Conference. I want to also thank the Local Union 134 Chapter for their hard work and attention to making attendees feel welcome to Chicago. Our conference was a success because of the members who participated, the message from our speakers, and the workshops. I sincerely hope the attendees returned home safely and inspired to do the important work that lies ahead. In addition I hope they share what they gathered from the conference.
What We Do
The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus has been fighting for working class families for many years. Forever Lifting up.
Who We Are
We represent all IBEW members.
Who We Represent
We encourage minorities to become activists within their own communites and leaders within the IBEW.
Congratulations are in order! Local 26 member Jamell Thrower has been appointed to fill the recently vacated At- Large position on the Executive Board. Jamell A. Thrower is a veteran who served our country in the United States Marine Corp. He began working as an electrician in 1995 and was initiated into IBEW Local #26 in 1997.
Good afternoon Brothers and Sisters,
I would like to invite you to attend the RENEW Meeting at 2019 EWMC National Conference in Houston. The EWMC RENEW meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 from 6-8 PM. The meeting location details will be shared upon arrival to the conference. Please let me know if you plan to attend the RENEW meeting and what local you are from.
I Am 2018
The I Am 2018 event in Memphis, TN began on Monday, April 2nd and culminated on Wednesday, April 4th. Labor folks, faith based folks and community folks came from near and far to answer the call to action for racial and economic justice. Most of the events were held at the world headquarters of C.O.G.I.C. where Dr.
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of former IBEW LU 3 Business Manager and IBEW Treasurer Emeritus Thomas Van Arsdale. Our condolences go out to the Van Arsdale family and the members of IBEW Local 3. Read More...
Resignation of Brother John Bogney - EWMC At-Large Member
October 12, 2017
EWMC President Keith Edwards has received the resignatio of At-Large Member John Bogney. Brother Bogney is part of the Executive Team of Local 716 in Houston, TX.
Thank you, Brother Bogney for your service to the Executive Committee.
In Solidarity. Read More...
October 12, 2017
NOTICE OF EWMC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AT-LARGE VACANCY
In accordance with the provisions of Article VII, Section 10, “All vacancies on the Executive Committee created between regular elections shall be filled by appointment by the members of the Executive Committee. Read More...
Electrical Workers Minority Caucus
(Jan 9, 2018 to Jan 14, 2018)
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243, US
Greetings from Detroit!
A dedicated website is now available for your attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Read More...
Our National Executive Board has appointed Deon Mayes to the recently vacated spot on the Executive Board. Deon is a member of IBEW Local 11 in Los Angeles and has been a member of EWMC since 2006. He currently serves as the Assistant Training Director of the IBEW/Los Angeles NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Center and President of the Los Angeles EWMC Chapter. Read More...
The Executive Committee received the resignation of IBEW LU 11 Organizer Gary Parker, effective April 30, 2017. Thank you Gary for your 11 years of service to the EWMC members as an Executive Committee member. Brother Parker has been very instrumental in helping to start several EWMC chapters. Read More... Download: garyewmc.jpg
Please join us in welcoming Sister Tracy K. Tolbert to the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus Executive Committee! She is the current President for IBEW Local #352, Lansing, MI. She hold a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management, an Associate’s Degree in Speech Communication and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Read More...
EWMC National Chapter Challenges 2017
1. Increase Chapter Membership by 25%.
2. Encourage Members to Participate in Elective Training:
(Toastmasters, Leadership, Business Administration, Financial Literacy.)
3. Build New Alliances Outside of the IBEW and Organized Labor.
4. GOTV: Increase Voter Registration by 100%.
5. Institute a Mentoring Program. Read More...
January 20, 2017
27th Annual EWMC Leadership Conference, January 2017, Anaheim, CA
I’m finalizing this report on the day that the 45th President of the United States was inaugurated; the dawn of a presidential administration that comes with great…distress. Read More...