Welcome to the IBEW 7th District Website

The 7th District of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers covers the states of Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.  The IBEW exists to help workers provide a better standard of living for themselves and their families.


Click on the district map to locate the state directory....

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The Foreman Development Series is the creation and property of the IBEW 7th District.  It is copyrighted material that is entrusted to and to be used ONLY by Instructors who have completed FDS Train the Trainer Classes.

FDS Classes will resume as follows:

February 15 - 18 , 2022, Austin Texas - Modules 1 & 2, 3 - 7

July 12 - 15, 2022, Austin TX - Modules 1 & 2, 8 - 12

October 11 - 14, 2022, Austin TX - Modules 1 & 2, 13 - 16

Please watch your email for additional information.


Want information on the FDS Program? Please review the following information.

  1. Are you interested in FDS?
  2. FDS Train the Trainer Program
  3. FDS Overview
  4. FDS - Food for Thought Handout
  5. FDS Tri-Fold Brochure
  6. FDS Train the Trainer Teaching Schedule
  7. What Makes a Good FDS Trainer
  8. For additional information contact Tom Ross at tross3333@outlook.com or 505.977.5458

 Please click here for FDS Training Materials  

ONLY Instructors certified through the FDS Train the Trainer Program are authorized to utilize OR distribute this material for educational purposes.

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May 2019 FDS Class