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....

2024 Membership Retention
Powerpoint Presentation


7th District Membership Retention Plan Powerpoint....coming soon



Austin June 2023 FDS Class Picture

                                 June 2023 FDS Class - Austin, Texas


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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.

2024 and 2025 Scheduled FDS Classes are as follows

Session 3     October 7 - 11, 2024, Austin TX - Modules 1 & 2, 13  thru 16


Session 1     February 3 - 7, 2025, Austin, TX  - Modules 1 & 2, 3 thru 7

Session 2     June 2 - 6, 2025, Austin TX - Modules 1 & 2, 8 thru 12

Session 3     September 29 - October 3, 2025, Austin TX - Modules 1 & 2, 13  thru 16

Please watch your email for additional information,

or contact Angie Burris (817.557.1611 - angie_burris@ibew.org) to be added to the email list.


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. Foremen Leadership Books to Read
  9. 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.


Please see top of page for FDS Participating Local Unions






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