Business Manager & Financial Secretary
604.474.5269 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Bobby Singh, Unit 3 Chair
Graham Menzies, Unit 4 Chair
Jeff Fisher, Unit 5 Chair
Steve Brewster, Unit 6 Chair
Scott Ashton, Director of Education & Personnel
604.571.6517 | email@example.com
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 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.
Albert Bortolussi, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6513 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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
604.571.6516 | email@example.com
Christina is responsible for negotiating and administering our collective agreements with Euro-Rite Cabinets, Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD), Trader Corporation, YP Next Home (formerly Wall2Wall Media), 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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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, Business Representative
604.554.0698 | email@example.com
Sandra is a Red Seal Electrician with experience in high voltage substation work, commercial and industrial construction as well as building maintenance. She is on the board of directors for the EJTC (Electrical Joint Training Committee) and is a delegate to the Fraser Valley District Labour Council. Sandra is also the staff representative for the IBEW 213 Women’s Committee.
Rav Ghuman, Assistant Business Manager
Rav is currently on extended leave. Please contact Ryan Osborne in his absence.
Mike Logan, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.5270 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike 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. 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.
Robin Nedila, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6515 | email@example.com
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Mandeep Saggu, Assistant Business Manager
604.571.6512 | email@example.com
A certified electrician, Mandeep represents members working under the Inside Wire Agreement, Marine, and Shipyards.
Jeff Self, Assistant Business Manager
Jeff is currently on extended leave. Please contact Albert Bortolussi or Christina Brock in his absence.
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.
604.571.6533 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Emelia is the Dispatcher responsible for placing apprentice and journey electricians with signatory contractors within greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Sunshine Coast and Okanagan. She is a Red Seal electrician, and was the coordinator at the BC Centre for Women in the Trades (BCCWITT). In 2018, Emelia was elected to the IBEW 213 Executive Board as Treasurer. She is also a delegate to the Vancouver District Labour Council (VDLC) and active in the IBEW 213 Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) and Women’s Committee.
Dustin Brecht, Business Representative
604.474.5266 | email@example.com
Office Support Staff
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
Barbara Armstrong, Dues Clerk | Member Services
Jessica Varga, Membership | International Pension & Death Benefit
604.571.6500 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Connie Gordon, Switchboard | Member Services
Amarys Joseph, Member Services