Business Manager & Financial Secretary
604.474.5269 | email@example.com
Jim Lofty is the Business Manager/Financial Secretary for Local 213 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
He is also the President of the Electrical Joint Training Committee (EJTC), and sits as; the Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees for both the IBEW 213 Pension and Health & Welfare plans; Executive Board member of the BC & Yukon Building Trades, Concert Real Estate Corp (CREC) board member, IBEW Provincial Council & BCCWITT Governance Board (ex-Officio)
James A. Dyball, President
Kurt Thygesen, Vice President
Ken Heatley, Recording Secretary
Stephanie Jang, Treasurer
-- Unit 1 Chair
Dan Hansen, Unit 2 Chair
Bobby Singh, Unit 3 Chair
Graham Menzies, Unit 4 Chair
Dave Craig, Unit 5 Chair
Steve Brewster, Unit 6 Chair
Scott Ashton, Director of Education & Personnel
604.571.6517 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott is responsible for hiring, administration, and training of office personnel. He also manages the education programs including staff training. Scott develops labour education for members such as the Shop Steward training, and liaises with the EJTC and NETCOM, and represents IBEW 213 on education committees including the BC Fed Standing Education Committee. Scott is a Trustee of the IBEW 213 Welfare and Pension Plans and a delegate to the Vancouver District Labour Council.
Albert Bortolussi, Assistant Business Manager
604.474.5266 | email@example.com
Albert represents members within the Utilities groups (Beaver Electrical Machinery, FortisBC Energy, FortisBC Gas, Pacific Northern Gas). Albert first joined the Organizing Department after many years at FortisBC Energy in the B.C. Interior.
Christina Brock, Assistant Business Manager | Advocate
604.571.6516 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina is the WorkSafeBC Advocate, and is responsible for administering and negotiating collective agreements with Abbotsford Hospital (BJCC), Interior Heart and Surgical Centre (WFSLP), NCR Canada, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Trader Corporation and YP Next Home. She is a certified Mental Health First Aid facilitator and sits on the Human Rights committee at the BC Federation of Labour. Christina is the past president of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) B.C. chapter.
Corey Broslow, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6507 | email@example.com
Corey is responsible for the collective agreements at Pattison Sign (Penticton), City of Kelowna, Gescan (Abbotsford, Surrey and Vancouver), Anixter Canada and ADT/TYCO.
Sandra Brynjolfson, Assistant Business Manager
604.554.0698 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandra is responsible for administering and negotiating collective agreements with Anixter, Diebold/Nixdorf, Euro-Rite Cabinets, Gescan, NCR, SPUD/FoodX, and Westburne. Sandra is a Red Seal Electrician with experience in high voltage substation work, commercial and industrial construction as well as building maintenance. Sandra is a Trustee of the IBEW 213 Welfare and Pension Plans and is a delegate to the Fraser Valley District Labour Council. Sandra is also the staff representative for the IBEW 213 Women’s Committee.
Mike Logan, Assistant Business Manager
604.474.5270 | email@example.com
Mike is a Red Seal Electrician with a diverse background in the commercial, industrial and marine sectors. Mike is responsible for administering and negotiating collective agreements with Vancouver School Board, and Simon Fraser University beginning in early 2023. Mike works in partnership with Assistant Business Manager Mandeep Saggu f supporting members under the Inside Electrician collective agreement, as well as specialized agreements established throughout our jurisdiction. Mike serves on the board of the Electrical Joint Training Committee (EJTC) and is a delegate to the Vancouver and District Labour Council (VDLC).
Robin Nedila, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6515 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin administers and negotiates collective agreements with Baycross Communications, CityWest, Coastal Cable, Delta Cable, DVC Communications, Horizon Communications, Pacific West Cable, Parallax Industries, RMI Communications, Shaw Cablesystems G.P. (Port Coquitlam, North Shore, White Rock), SOS Communications, Van Wire Corp, West Coast Data. He is also the Secretary/Treasurer of NETCOM Vocational Training Association and Trustee for both the IBEW 213 Pension and Health & Welfare plans.
Ryan Osborne, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6506 | email@example.com
Before joining the IBEW 213 office full-time, Ryan was a customer service technician at FortisBC. He is a certified plumber and “A” ticketed gas fitter. He is responsible for negotiating multiple collective agreements within the IBEW 213 Utility Department.
Mandeep Saggu, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6512 | firstname.lastname@example.org
A certified electrician, Mandeep represents members working under the Inside Wire Agreement, Marine, and Shipyards.
Jeff Self, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6514 | email@example.com
Jeff is responsible for negotiating and administering our collective agreements with Fortis Electric, Beaver Electrical Machinery, Westburne Electric, the City of Summerland and the City of Penticton.
Darren Danbrook, Dispatcher
604.571.6533 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Night Line is updated daily weekdays and goes live at 4:30 p.m. Members in good standing should apply through the Night Line. If you have questions about dispatch or your position on the list, contact the Dispatch Office by phone or email. You will receive a reply in the order messages are received.
Organizing and Business Development
Dustin Brecht, Lead Organizer
604.571.6511 | email@example.com
Manny Randhawa, Organizer
604.300.3081 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Support Staff
Irene Astley, Bookkeeper
Todd Nickel, Communication | Office Administrator
604.571.6503 | email@example.com
Rhonda Earwaker, Reception | Member Services
Barbara Armstrong, Dues Clerk | Member Services
604.571.5262 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Varga, Membership | International Pension & Death Benefit
604.571.6501 | email@example.com
Connie Gordon, Switchboard | Member Services
Karolina Ochocki, Assistant to the Business Manager
604.571.6513 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Paige Taylor, Bookkeeper
604.571.6547 | email@example.com
Mariah Baker, ABM Support
604.474.5055 | firstname.lastname@example.org
IT & Technical Services
Curtis Miller, Technology Specialist
778.266.3510 | email@example.com