Robert Renteria, Jr., #446

Robert Renteria Jr., card number D546128, had 46 years of service to the IBEW. He was born February 2, 1953 and initiated into the IBEW in 1975. Robert passed away on October 14, 2021 and will be missed greatly.   Funeral information can be found here.  

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Now Hiring: Organizer

Now hiring a internal position at the hall: Organizer Local 520 is looking for a talented and motivated individual to help grow our strength. Key Responsibilities:  To conduct broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers. To build one-on-one relationships with workers. To identify, recruit, and develop worker leaders. To conduct individual and group meetings…

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Election 2021

Local Union elections will be held on July 16th from 7 am until 6 pm at the Union Hall. The following candidates are running for office: President Charles “Chuck” Cates Kasey Lansangan   Vice-President Johnny “Cheese” Mortellero Marc Pendleton   Recording Secretary Elizabeth Brink   Treasurer James Briceno   Business Manager/Financial Secretary Ben Brenneman Matt…

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Loyad J. Bonnet, #426

Loyad Bonnet, card# D68842, had 54 years of service to the IBEW. He was born on August 13, 1937 and initiated into Local 520 in 1966. Loyad becaume a contractor and was a co-owner of WK Jennings. Later, his company DB Electric wired the Training Center. Loyad passed on August 29, 2020. He will be…

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Billy John Schleuter, #425

Brother Johnny Schlueter, card # D397730 passed away on August 23rd, 2020 after 50 years of service to the IBEW. He was born in 1945 and initiated into Local 520 in 1970. After serving as a volunteer EMT in Travis County, he began a career in law enforcement and owned Hamburger Hill Plus in Dripping…

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Melvin McNair, #424

Brother Melvin McNair was born on July 8, 1938. He was initiated into Local 520 in 1952. He passed away on July 17, 2020, after 68 years of service to the IBEW. His father was John A McNair, who was the shop superintendent for Hill Electric. He is survived by his son Barry McNair, who…

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Larry J. Cullum, #423

Brother Larry J. Cullum was born August 19, 1950. He was a proud member of Local 898 who initiated into his Local in 1988. He had 32 years of service to the IBEW. He will be missed. Death benefit #423 is now due and payable.

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Tex Lucus, #422

Brother Tex Lucus was born on New Years Eve 1938. He was initiated in to Local 898 in 1965, making him a 55 year member of the IBEW. Brother Lucus often talked to his family about how proud he was to be a union man. He passed away on July 27th, 2020. He will be…

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Max Ladusch, #421

We are sad to announce the passing of Brother Max Ladusch on May 20, 2020 (5/20!).   Brother Ladusch was initiated into Local 520, Austin Texas on March 21, 1953. He served in the military from 1953-1955, interrupting his apprenticeship, but resuming and completing his apprenticeship upon discharge.   As a member of Local 520,…

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