Formed in 2015 the Local 258 IBEW Women’s Committee aims to educate, assist, support and empower women in our Union.
The IBEW Women’s Committee is committed to increasing the participation of women in every aspect of the Union, including apprenticeship training, mentoring, leadership, community and political activism.
To encourage, educate and uplift our sisters to take on activist and leadership roles within their communities and the IBEW;
To educate and inform our industries on issues related to gender equality, gender opportunity and gender discrimination;
To assist in the development of mentoring programs, formal and informal, that support women’s leadership and promote opportunity;
To assist in the establishment of programs and educational materials to further educate our members and employers on diversity and inclusion the workplace;
To aid in the elimination of sexual harassment, violence against women, sexual discrimination and exploitation in IBEW Union halls and workplaces;
To advocate for employment equity and civil, human, and women’s rights.
Members of our Local 258 IBEW Women's Committee (current June, 2022):
Sister Dayna Gill Chair; working at Local 258 IBEW, Assistant Business Manager
& Sister Marina Luporini Co-Chair; working at Local 258 IBEW, Assistant Business Manager
vacancy Vice Chair
Sister Karen Porter Committee Member; working at BC Hydro
Sister Cathy Tagseth Committee Member; past Unit 5 Chair; retired from BC Hydro
Sister Carolyn Furler Committee Member; past Unit 2 Recorder; working at BC Hydro
If you are interested in joining the Committee, please contact Sister Dayna Gill at email@example.com