March 2018

LU 520 Elections

Elections for officers of LU 520 are right around the corner, June 15, 2018. If you are interested in serving as an officer please consult:

IBEW Constitution Article XVI- Officers of Local Unions

IBEW LU 520 Bylaws Article III- Officers-Elections-Duties

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Continuing Education

Some of our members gave been calling the Training Center referencing the next available Continuing Education class for their TDLR license renewal. To date, TDLR has not approved our submitted course for 2018. We have been told there is a 6-week backlog in the approval process. We are expecting to receive confirmation on the course approval sometime in March. If you wish to put your name on the next available CE class, do not contact the Training Center, but contact me. Once we receive confirmation I will contact you. Thank You!


Austin Electrical Training Alliance (AETA)

There is an opening for a position on the AETA Committee. if your are interested in being considered for this position on this committee please contact me. Thank you!


CW/CE Classes Scheduled

There will be three (3) classes starting in May 2018:

  • Basic Motor Control
    • TBD
    • Instructor: Jimmy Schmidt
    • Cost: $160*
  • Codeology
    • TBD
    • Instructor: Lane Price
    • Cost: $240*
  • Foreman Training Series
    • TBD
    • Instructor: Dave Terwilliger
    • Cost: TBD**

*Cost determined by minimum of 10 students per class

**To Be Determined

Do not call the Training Center for class information at this time.  For more information, please contact Lane Price at:

Annuity Education Class

An Annuity Education Class has been set for:

  • Thursday March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
  • Location: The Hall

Kevin Cliff,  LU 520 Annuity Programs advisor of Morgan-Stanley, will be present to answer questions you may have concerning the program. Please register for this class online:

Annuity education Class Registration

On our website or contact me. Spouses are welcome. No children please as this will be a Professional Business


New Member Orientation (NMO)

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

  • Saturday March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am -4:00 pm
  • Saturday April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am

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


Cell: 512/983-8759