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Local 876

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.



Business Manager

Mel took over the position of Business Manager effective July 6, 2022.

Phone: 616-446-0925


Frank "alex" molnar

Assistant Business Manager

Alex has been appointed the Assistant Business Manager for the Lineman division.

Phone: 989-304-0304



richard crane

Assistant Business Manager - UP

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.       


Phone: 989.289.3923


steve "hook" hooker

Assistant Business Manager - Dispatcher

Steve Hooker has been appointed Assistant Business Manager/Dispatcher. Steve works with the Members to get 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



terra gurnari


Terra works in Membership Development for IBEW Local 876.  If you, or anyone you know, has questions about your workplace joining the IBEW, please contact Terra.  If you're a contractor and want to find out how the IBEW can help your business succeed, she can help with that, too!

Phone:  616.446.0924



shawn vincent

Business Representative - Teledata

Shawn has been appointed Business Representative for the Teledata division.

Phone: 616-446-0977



memory rodriguez

Office Manager

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


stacy lehner

Member Services Representative

Stacy 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 dalgleish

Member Services Representative

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



Business Representative - Tree

Derrick has been appointed Business Representative for the Tree division.

Phone: 989-444-9073


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