The Local 876 Team
The IBEW Local 876 team, under the supervision of Business Manager Melvin Crawford, are here to serve our members needs.
We are committed to helping our members succeed, by utilizing training programs such as OSHA 10 ET&D, OSHA 30, First Aid/CPR and
Code Of Excellence.
We are committed to growing and improving the Local for the
betterment of our Members.
Melvin Crawford is the new Business Manager as of July 6, 2022.
Terra Gurnari has taken over as the Organizer for Local 876. If you, or anyone you know, has questions about your workplace joining the IBEW, please contact Terra.
Frank "Alex" Molnar
Assistant Business Manager
Alex Molnar has been appointed Assistant Business Manager for the Lineman Division.
Steve "Hook" Hooker
Assistant Business Manager/Dispatcher
Steve Hooker has been appointed Assistant Business Manager/Dispatcher. Steve works with the Members to them registered for work and with the Contractors to get them the manpower they need. If you have questions about work please contact Hook.
phone: 616.784.1133 ext.101
Assistant Business Manager - U.P.
Richard Crane is a longtime member of the IBEW Local 876. He is also a resident of the Upper Peninsula. Rich was a Journeyman Lineman with Cloverland Electric and as a Steward handled much of the negotiations. He is now your Assistant Business Manager for the U.P.
Memory is the longest standing employee of the 876 staff. She has been with Local 876 for over 16 years. Memory oversees the daily front office operations. She handles all of the payroll, audit & accounting needs for the Local. She also makes sure that your retirement benefits and death benefits are among her top priorities.
phone: 616.784.1133 ext.104
Member Service Rep
Member Service Rep
Stacy Lehner handles processing all Contractor dues reports as well as Member dues payments by phone. Stacy also handles any Steward updates and FR related questions.
phone: 616.784.1133 ext.106
Shelby handles updating and submitting contracts to the International Office after negotiations. Shelby also manages the quarterly newsletter and processing dues for Members over the phone and by mail.
phone: 616.784.1133 ext.107