District News

Brother and Sisters in a letter that was sent out to all Locals on August 28, 2015, the International Vice President for the 10th District Mr. Bobby Klein announced his retirement effective October 31, 2015. Vice President Klein has served in the Vice President position for over thirteen years. We wish Bobby and Sharon a happy retirement and we appreciate his many years of dedicated service to the IBEW.

On November 1, 2015, Mr. Brent Hall assumed the position of International Vice President for the 10th District.


Brother Jim Denton has announced his intentions to retire as the International Representative assigned to the Arkansas region on September 30, 2015. Jim has been an International Representative for the 10th District since 1998. Pictured above is Jim and Gwen Denton, we wish them both a happy Retirement!


2015 IBEW 10th District Progress Meeting 


This years 10th District Progress meeting was held in Chattanooga, TN. and I think most will agree it was a huge success.  Delegates and Guest were able to meet the new International President Lonnie R. Stephenson. Lonnie was appointed to the International Presidents position on May 27, 2015.


In addition, other speakers to this years meeting included.

Salvatore J. Chilia

International Secretary-Treasurer, IBEW




William W. Riley

International Executive Council, IBEW 4th District


Chris Wagner

International Executive Council, IBEW 6th District


Pat Lavin

Secretary, International Executive Council, IBEW


Mary Mancini, Chair

Tennessee Democratic Party


Charles G. Pardee

Executive Vice President & COO

Tennessee Valley Authority


Steve Freind

Vice President, Director of Labor Relations

Henkels & McCoy




Coach Phillip Fulmer

University of Tennessee

NCAA Football Hall of Fame


Janet Schwingshakl and Linda Mathews, conducted New Business Manager II training this week at Local Union 175 in Chattanooga, TN. Pictured above are those completing the training and being congratulated by Vice President Bobby Klein.