Business Manager & Financial Secretary
604.474.5269 | email@example.com
Jim is a Trustee of the Local 213 Electrical Worker’s Pension Plan and the Health & Benefits Plan. He is the Local 213 past President.
Jim Dyball, President
Kurt Thygesen, Vice President
Ken Heatley, Recording Secretary
Emelia Colman-Shepherd, Treasurer
Jonas Calimbas, Unit 1 Chair
Rebecca Lupton, Unit 2 Chair
Steven Bennett, Unit 3 Chair
Graham Menzies, Unit 4 Chair
Jeff Fisher, Unit 5 Chair
Steve Brewster, Unit 6 Chair
Scott Ashton, Director of Education / Director of Personnel
604.571.6517 | firstname.lastname@example.org
As Director of Personnel, Scott is responsible for the Personnel Department, which handles hiring, administration, and training of office personnel. As Director of Education Scott manages the Education programs in the areas of employee education including ABM and Administrative staff training. He develops labour education for members such as the Shop Steward training, and liaises with the EJTC and NETCOM, and represents the Local on education committees including the BC Fed Standing Education Committee. Scott is a Trustee of the Local 213 Welfare and Pension Plans and a delegate to the Vancouver District Labour Council.
William Maarsman, Director of Business Development
604 571.6511 | email@example.com
William is in charge of Membership Development. He is a Delegate for the Fraser Valley Labour Council, Vancouver New West Labour Council, and Vancouver New West Trades Council. He also interviews applicants for Construction Electricians.
Mervyn Van Steinburg, Director of Partnerships & Community Engagement
604.571.5265 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mervyn is a Red Seal electrician has been a Local 213 member for close to 45 years. Starting in 1986 he was the Labour Director at the United Way of the Lower Mainland where he spent 30 years raising the profile of the Labour/United Way partnership.
Albert Bortolussi, Business Representative
604.571.6513 | email@example.com
Albert assist with the Utilities groups (Beaver Electric, 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
604.571.6516 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina is responsible for negotiating and administering our collective agreements with Euro-Rite Cabinets, Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD), Trader Corporation, Wall2Wall Media, Sears Canada, Simon Fraser University (SFU), NCR Canada, Abbotsford Hospital (BJCC) and Interior Heart and Surgical Centre (WFSLP). Christina also sits on the Human Rights committee at the BC Federation of Labour and is the local president of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC).
Corey Broslow, Assistant Business Manager
604 571-6508 | 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.
Rav Ghuman, Assistant Business Manager
604 571-6513 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Rav is responsible for negotiating and administering our collective agreements with FortisBC (Gas Operations), and Pacific Northern Gas (PNG). He is also the primary Pension Trustee representing Local 213 members on the FortisBC Energy Inc. (Gas) Pension Plan.
Lisa Langevin, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.5270 | email@example.com
Lisa is responsible for negotiating and administering our collective agreements with the Vancouver School Board, the City of Vancouver Electrical Operations, the City of Vancouver Inspectors and Technicians, the City of New Westminster, and Mackay Communications. She is a founding member and staff representative to the IBEW 213 women’s committee, sits on the BC Federation of Labour Women’s Committee, is the President of the BC Tradeswomen Society, and is a Board Member on the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
Robin Nedila, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6515 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin negotiates and administers our collective agreements with Baycross Communications, City West Cable North, City West Telephone, 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.
Ryan Osborne, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6506 | email@example.com
Ryan most recently held a position at FortisBC as a customer service technician before joining the IBEW in a full time capacity. He is a certified plumber and “A” ticketed gas fitter. Ryan is responsible for administrating the FortisBC Gas and Pacific Northern Gas collective agreements.
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 Electric, Westburne Electric, the City of Summerland and the City of Penticton.
604.571.6533 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike is the Dispatcher, responsible for placing apprentice and journey electricians with signatory contractors within greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Sunshine Coast and Okanagan. He is a Red Seal electrician with experience in Marine, Heavy Industry, Commercial and Manufacturing. Mike is currently the Vice Chair of the Unit 2 Committee.
604.474.5266 | email@example.com
Glynis Jones, Assistant to the Business Manager
604.571.6518 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Irene Astley, Bookkeeper
Todd Nickel, Communication | Member Services
604.571.6503 | email@example.com
Rhonda Earwaker, Reception | Member Services
Michelle Tough, Member Services
604.474.5055 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Armstrong, Dues Clerk | Member Services
Jessica Varga, Membership | International Pension | Member Services
604.571.6500 | email@example.com
Connie Gordon, Switchboard | Member Services