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February 2021

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

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International President Stephenson

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

International Secretary-Treasurer Cooper

International Secretary-Treasurer Kenneth W. Cooper presented financial reports covering the IBEW Pension Fund and the Investment Portfolio of the Brotherhood both in Canada and in the United States.

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.

Appeals Filed with the International Executive Council

The International Executive Council conducted a thorough review of the facts pertaining to an appeal from Local Union 11-member Ivan Bacelic, and it is the decision of the IEC to deny Brother Bacelic's appeal.

Article XX and XXI Cases

There were no new Article XX or XXI cases during the second quarter of 2019.


Local Union 2330 remains under trusteeship. Local Union 316 was placed in trusteeship, effective July 6, 2020.

IBEW Consolidated Balance Sheet ending June 30, 2020

Reviewed and Filed

IBEW Pension Benefit Fund Consolidated Balance Sheet ending June 30, 2020

Reviewed and Filed

Retirement of International Representatives

Gary Buresh, International Representative, Seventh District
Effective — September 1, 2020

William Laird Cronk, International Representative, First District
Effective — September 1, 2019

William Dietz, International Representative, Fourth District
Effective — July 1, 2020

International Office Employees

Carol Fisher, Sr. Production Assistant, Media Department
Effective — October 1, 2020

Caroline Grayson, Data Entry Operator, Per Capita & Audit Department
Effective — July 1, 2020

Vested Pension

Jacob Collingwood, Support Services
Effective — January 1, 2019

Daniel Dyer, Research Department
Effective — January 1, 2019

This regularly scheduled meeting was adjourned, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. The next regular meeting of the International Executive Council is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

For the International Executive Council

Patrick Lavin, Secretary
September 2020

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 "Who We Are" page.