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January International Executive Council Meeting
Minutes and Report of The International Executive Council's Regular Meeting

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The regular meeting of the International Executive Council was called to order at 8 a.m. by Chairman Erikson, on Monday, January 30, 2017, in Naples, Florida. Other members of the council in attendance were Calabro, Calvey, Burgham, Riley, Walter, Easton, Lavin and Galbraith.

International President Stephenson

International President Lonnie R. Stephenson met with the members of the International Executive Council a number of times to discuss a variety of matters affecting all branches of the Brotherhood.

International Secretary-Treasurer Chilia

International Secretary-Treasurer Salvatore (Sam) J. Chilia presented financial reports covering the IBEW Pension Fund and the Investment Portfolio of the Brotherhood both in Canada and in the United States.

International Secretary-Treasurer Chilia also discussed convention issues.

Legal Defense

Payments for legal defense, made from the General Fund, were examined and approved in accordance with the requirements of Article X, Section 1, of the IBEW Constitution.

Financial Reports

The International Secretary-Treasurer's Reports for the various funds of the Brotherhood were presented to the members of the International Executive Council, examined, approved and filed.

IBEW Local Union 410

A motion was made, seconded and carried to grant the International President the authority of up to $500,000 for the startup of IBEW Local Union 410, as a result of the successful NLRB election of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. These funds are contributed unencumbered.

Article XX and XXI Cases

In 2016, the IBEW was involved in one Article XX disputes, and five disputes under Article XXI.

IBEW Consolidated Balance Sheet/Income Statement
Covering the 6-Month Period Ending December 31, 2016

Reviewed and Filed

IBEW Pension Benefit Fund Consolidated Statement of Net Assets/Changes Covering the 6-Month Period
Ending December 31, 2016

Reviewed and Filed

Retirement of International Representatives

Michael R. Grunwald,
International Representative,
Ninth District
Effective — January 1, 2017

Ralph Merriweather, I
nternational Representative,
Seventh District
Effective — January 1, 2017

Retirement of International Office Employees

Joseph F. Thole Sr.,
Information Technology Department
Effective — January 3, 2017

This regularly scheduled meeting was adjourned on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 2:35 p.m. The next regular meeting of the International Executive Council will commence at 8:30 a.m., on Monday, June 5, 2017, in Jackson, Wyoming.

For the International Executive Council

Patrick Lavin, Secretary
February 2017

The IEC acted on numerous applications under the IBEW pension fund. For a complete listing, consult, clicking on the International Executive Council link on the "About Us" page.