THE BROTHERHOOD COMMITTEE
Ø Born as a function of IBEW Local # 76.
Ø Began in April of 2001.
Ø Chairman: Richard Valencia.
Ø Tacoma's "City of Destiny" 2003 Award winner.
Ø Tacoma Events Commission's "Volunteers of the Year" 2007 Award winner.
Mission Statement: "To improve the quality of life for all and to provide the doorway to community and personal service."
Ø Enhancement of solidarity within the Local Union.
Ø Promotion of ourselves within the community.
Ø The budget is generated by dues deductions.
Ø All monies are maintained in a separate account.
Ø The Business Manager, under the supervision of the executive board, administers the fund.
Ø All disbursements must be approved by the Executive Board.
Ø Assist the sick and needy within our local
Ø Members who are trained United Way counselors
Ø Detail the capacities of the individuals
Ø Length of training
Ø Examples of situations the can help with
Ø Contact information:
· Rich Valencia 253-906-8609
· Ken Jennings 253-310-6573
· Don 'Mac' McClellan 253-208-3720
· Nick Roberts 253-906-5543
· Maria Anderson 253-306-3026
· Mark Frick 253-468-2752
· Chayne Rudolph 253-227-7764
· Nick Stopherd 509-432-5152
Ø Financial assistance
· Direct compensation
· Approval by the Executive Board
· Direct access to multiple food banks, one phone call away
· Contact information: Contact Local Union 76
Ø Community Service Events
· Freedom Fair
· Capitol Lake Fair
· Ethnic Fest
· Bonney Lake Days
· Maritime Fest
· Tall Ships Tacoma
Ø Promote solidarity within Local Union 76
o Build attendance at general meetings
§ Fifth Tuesday celebrations
§ Bowling night
§ Baseball at Cheney Stadium
§ Pin night
· History of the pins
o Golf tournament
Committee meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 5:30pm and is open to any and all.