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COVID-19

The IBEW Local 48 Business Office and Dispatch have resumed operations as outlined in the Emergency Hiring Hall Rule Amendment dated March 23, 2020.

Dispatch will begin the evening of July 15, 2020 at 6:00pm.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES page on our website (click here to be redirected)  and follow our Local 48 Facebook page.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 Local 48 will be closing its business office effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Local 48 staff will still be dispatching members as outlined in the Emergency Amendment to the Hiring Hall Rules. If you feel that you need in person assistance, please call 503-256-4848. Basic dues may be paid by phone, online or mail. The Local’s staff will continue to serve our membership via phone and e-mail during this difficult time. You can find all staff phone numbers and e-mails under the Leadership Tab of this website. 

Kevin Jesequel

  • Membership Development

Membership Development Rep Kevin Jesequel has been a member of IBEW for the past 6 years. Previously, he served as Chair of the VOC from 2015-2016.

After moving from Arizona to Oregon, Kevin found himself working next to a union plumber on several jobs. The more he learned about the union from his new friend, the more interested he became in learning about membership. A conversation with an organizer (our very own Aaron Barber Strong) followed, during which time Kevin became convinced that the union was the right place for him.

Today, Kevin is proud to be able to contribute to being part of something bigger than himself and to helping others realize the value of membership, just as Aaron once helped him.

Phone Number: 

(503) 251-9951

Email Address: 

Cell Number: 

(971) 985-8291
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