Unit Chairperson Anthony Trentadue swears in members Adrian Ortiz, David Lopez, Matthew Kahne, Isidro Munoz and Matthew Coppolino at the Elmhurst Unit Meeting
Joliet Unit Meeting Chairman, Brian Daniels, swears in a new member at the Joliet Unit Meeting on July 7, 2021. The New member pictured below is Dan Roesel from the Joliet Overhead department.
At the July 8th Rockford Unit Meeting, a rare occurrence took place. A new member, Matt Berland-OHH Elgin, was sworn in in the presence of his father, Curtis Berland and his cousin TJ Pierce, both are IBEW members. Curtis was sworn in at Local 134 (Chicago) in 1986 and is now working with Local 701 (Warrenville) as an inside wireman. TJ began his IBEW career in 2004 with Local 9 as an Overhead Electrician and was hired by ComEd in 2011 and has been a Local 15 member ever since. 3 members of the same family working the trade - Union Strong, Union Proud!