IBEW Local 8
  • Welcome to Local 8!

    IBEW Local 8 represents more than 2000 members in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan providing skilled craftsmen in the electrical construction industry including commercial, industrial, alternative energy, instrumentation, residential and voice-data-video.

    Our apprenticeship training programs offer students on-the-job training while attending class at our state-of-the-art Joint Apprenticeship Training Center. Providing highly skilled electricians for our customers is the goal of the IBEW. 

    Members also have the opportunity to take journeyman education classes in order to improve their skills and to continue to provide customers with the best trained workforce.

    Local 8's jurisdiction covers Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams and Wood Counties in Ohio and Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe Counties in Michigan.

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    June 16, 2019
    Upcoming Events
    Regular Union Meeting
    Jun 17, 2019
    Motorcycle Club Meeting
    Jun 17, 2019
    Building Corp Meeting
    Jun 17, 2019
    Defiance Unit Meeting
    Jun 18, 2019
    Executive Board Meeting
    Jun 24, 2019
    Main Office
    807 Lime City Rd
    Rossford, OH 43460
    Office hours:
    Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Saturday 7:30 am - 11:30 am
    Adrian Unit
    136 E. Maumee St.
    Adrian, MI 49221
    *Union meetings are held the
    2nd Wednesday of the month.*
    Defiance Unit
    623 W. Second St.
    Defiance, OH 43512
    *Unit meetings are held the
    3rd Tuesday of the month.**
    Findlay Unit
    120 W. Front St.
    Findlay, OH 45840
    *Unit meetings are held the
    2nd Tuesday of the month.*
    Fremont Unit
    1310 Siler Street
    Fremont, OH 43420
    *Unit meetings are held the
    4th Tuesday of the month.*

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  • Union Meeting News
    Updated On: Jun 14, 2019

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    Reported at the Union Meeting on June 3, 2019

    Retiree Joseph Sulaica passed away on May 26.

    Retiree Chris Pilatowski passed away on June 2.

    Leonard G. Wiggins-Tucker, Father of Brother Leonard Tucker-Wiggins Jr,  passed away on May 13.

    Mary Lynn Byrd, Mother of Brother Tim Taylor, passed away on May 27.

    Brother David Conner's Mother passed away.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on May 20, 2019

    Retiree Jerry Lee Anteau passed away on May 10.

    Helen J. Faust, Mother of Retiree Jack Faust, passed away on May 5.

    Donna M. Platt, Wfe of Brother Heath Platt, passed away on May 16.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Report at the Union Meeting on May 7, 2019

    Retiree Roland E. Burnard passed away on April 23.

    Betty Jean Lauderman, Wfe of Retiree Blaine "Bill" Lauderman, passed away on April 23.

    Margaret A. Wooding, Wife of Brother James Wooding and Grandmother of Brother Logan Spires, passed away on April 22.

    Anna M. Niceley Tanner, Mother of Sister Cathy Ward and Grandmother of Sister Angela Ward, passed away on April 28.

    Paul Defenbaugh, Father-in-law of Retiree Mike Sierra, passed away on May 3.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Sister Rebecca Hasty's daughter and her dauther's unborn child died unexpectedly over the weekend.

    Report at the Union Meeting on April 15, 2019

    Retiree Jack Barker passed away on March 2.

    Brother John Nowicki passed away April 9.

    Lesa Kay Domschot, wife of Brother Dennis Domschot, passed away on April 9.

    Retiree Noram Streichert passed away on April 11.

    Ila Stephenson, Mother of International President Lonnie Stephenson, passed away on April 12.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Retiree Jim Kozlowski - possible health issues.

    Brother Elwood "Aaron" King, CE3, fell off ladder at work. 

    Report at the Union Meeting on April 1, 2019

    Brother Jaylen M. King passed away on March 9.

    Retiree Eugene A. Robedeau Jr. passed away on March 14.

    Ann Sutton, Mother of Brother Mark Sutton, passed away on March 18.

    Retiree James A. Firebaugh passed away on March 18.

    Beatrice M. David, Mother of Retiree Lauretta Papp, passed away on March 24.

    Janet E. DiModica, Wife of Deceased Retiree Paul DiModica, passed away on March 25.

    Naomi R. Patton, Wife of Retiree James Patton, passed away on March 28.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Brian Pohorecki - knee.

    Brother Joe Crouse - update.

    Brother Robert Beene Jr. - return to work soon.

    Brother Joe Sulaica - Toledo Hospital in ICU.

    Retiree Kris Cousino - surgery.

    Report at the Union Meeting on March 18, 2019

    Retiree Dean Sonner, Father of Retirees Cynthia Calcamuggio and Tim Sonner and Grandfather of Sister Stacie and Brother Luke Honan, passed away on March 8.

    Retiree Eugene Komisarek passed away on March 10.

    Brother Carl Amrhein passed away on March 12.

    Barbara Hamel, Mother of Brother Jim Hamel, passed away on March 1.

    Gladys "Jean" Bowser, Mother of Sister Barbara Benschoter, passed away on March 1.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Report at the Union Meeting on March 4, 2019

    Retiree Lewis "Lew" Sprague passed away on February 27.

    Eugene Gerrier, Father of Retiree Mike Gerrier and Grandfather of Brother Brian Gerrier,  passed away on February 14.

    Phyllis Morton, Mother of Brother George Morton III, passed away on February 20.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Eric Ganzel needs a liver.

    Retiree Dan Lewandowski is in Lakeland Hospital having testing done. Brother Lewandowski called the Business Office on Monday, February 18 and said the tests came back good!

    Report at the Union Meeting on February 18, 2019

    David L. "Butch" Chamberlin and Marla D. Chamberlin, Parents of Brother David Chamberlin, passed away on January 28.

    Rex W. Zipfel, Father of Brother Brian Zipfel, passed away on February 10.

    Angela J. "Angie" Ball, Mother of Brother Austin Ball, passed away on Feburary 10.

    Brother Joe Crouse has received his new heart.

    Retiree Pat Manahan had bypass surgery.

    Retiree Mark Pickard had brain surgery.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on February 4, 2019

    Edward Skipka, Father of Brother Michael Skipka, passed away in January.

    Carolyn Knight Robinson, Sister of Brothers Ed and Chuck Knight, passed away on January 22.

    Ethel Lois Gonzalez,, Wife of Brother Arthur Gonzalez, passed away on January 22.

    Elizabeth A. Kiger, Mother of Brother Tim Kiger, passed away on January 23.

    Loretta Kenney, Sister of Sister Stephanie Swan, passed away on January 24.

    Retiree Gerald "Jerry" Clark passed away on January 25.

    Brother David Chamberlin's Mother and Father passed.

    Brother Joe Crouse is in Cleveland Clinic.

    Brother Ed "Steve" Quinonez hurt his ankle.

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