The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) selected Local Union 1260 Business Manager/Financial Secretary Leroy Chincio Jr. to its International Executive Council (IEC). Chincio is the first-ever representative from Hawaii to be named to the IEC. In this position he will represent IBEW’s Seventh District which includes Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and the Pacific Rim including Guam, Saipan, Wake Island.
The IEC unanimously approved IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson’s recommendation to appoint Chincio to the nine-member council. The IEC the governing body of the IBEW. Chincio replaces former Local Union 47 (California) Business Manager Pat Lavin who retired after 21 years on the IEC.
The IBEW represents approximately 775,000 active members and retirees in both the United States and Canada. It is currently one of the largest American unions in the AFL-CIO. For more information, go to ibew.org.