June 2018

LU 520 Elections

LU 520 Elections will be on:

  • June 15, 2018
  • Poles will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • 4818 East Ben White Blvd. Ste. 300(Executive Board room)
  • Austin, TX, 78741

AETA Class of 2018

Congratulations to the Austin ETA 2018 graduating class. All of the class also passed the state TDLR Journeyman test. The outstanding apprentice of the class was August Wells with Chris Upton representing LU 520/AETA at the 7th District Apprentice Competition. These are the graduates:

Hermilo Aviles, Jr,

Michael Beuhle

Zachary Booth

Matthew Castleman

Michael Clark

Anthony Dietrich

Dewarn Easley

John Gonzales

Marcus Gonzalez

Christopher Green

Ronnie Hardi, Jr.

Matthew Hargus

Daniel Hernandez

Robert Kucera

Jared Mather

Nicholas Murillo

Zachary Richardson

Jovan Rodriguez

Joseph Sandoval

Matthew Sigur

Robert Snowden

Phillip Tink

Eric Turner

Chris Upton

August Wells

A banquet was held to honor their achievement and to celebrate with family and friends. Once again congratulations to all!


LU 520 Scholarship Awards

The following Apprentices completed the requirements for their LU 520 Scholarship for 2017-2018. They will be receiving their checks at the June monthly meeting :


First Year                                                                        Fourth Year

Matthew Busby                                                              Joshua Balzer

Curtis Mason                                                                   “Big Joe” Joseph Hernandez

Marvin Peterson                                                           Kasey Langsangan

Lazlo Whitfield-Mercolino                                        Waldir Ramirez


Second Year                                                                  Fifth Year

Jason Crawford                                                              Hermilo Aviles

Scott Earnest

Taylor Sweet



Third Year

Brandon Campbell

Helen Taylor

GW Kirkland

Robert Whitfield



Continuing Education

TDLR has approved our CE curriculum for 2018. The next Code update class is scheduled for:

There is no Continuing Education scheduled for June 2018

If you are interested in taking the CE class to renew your State license, please contact the Training Center. (512/389-3024 Ext. 4)

CW/CE  and JIW Classes

There are no classes scheduled for Summer of 2018. Classes will begin again in September 2018.

Please Contact Lane Price for more class information:


New Member Orientation (NMO)

There will be a New Member Orientation Class, Parts I & II, held on:

  • June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • July 21, 2018 @ 9;00 am – 4:00 pm

Seating is limited to the first 40 registrants including their spouses for the Saturday session. Also since this will be an informative/educational meeting we ask that no children should attend. Please be sure to contact either Mary or myself if your spouse will be attending this class as well.

You may register online @:

New Member Orientation


Lane Price

Email: president@ibew520.org

Cell: 512/983-8759