IBEW Local 46 continues its proud tradition of quality craftsmanship, leadership in our community, excellent wages and benefits for members, and innovation in organizing the unrepresented.

Local 46 jurisdiction includes King, Kitsap, Jefferson and Clallam Counties. Our main office is located in the Kent valley with a satellite office in Silverdale.

Local 46 is composed of over 5,000 members in a variety of craft units.

Our units include:

  • Broadcast
  • HVAC
  • Inside Wireman
  • Low Voltage
  • Maintenance Units
  • Marine
  • Motor
  • Neon Sign
  • Residential
  • Sound & Communications

We also represent all apprentices in the above units.

Local 46 Mission Statement

To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into Local Unions;

  • To promote reasonable methods of work;
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry;
  • To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible);
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress;
  • To secure employment;
  • To reduce the hours of daily labor;
  • To secure adequate pay for our work;
  • To seek a higher standard of living;
  • To seek security for the individual;

And by legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.

All those who dared to dream

Take a walk through IBEW Local 46's history to learn how our Union has evolved and thrived since those Brothers, who formed our Union at the beginning of the Twentieth Century.

Executive Members

Sean Bagsby, President president@ibew46.com

Warren Shill, Vice President warren@ibew46.com

Bud Allbery, Business Manager/ Financial Secretary bud@ibew46.com

Tony Doll, Recording Secretary

Michelle North, Treasurer

Karlena Allbery, Press Secretary karlena@ibew46.com

Executive Board Members

Nicole Anderson

Damon E. Barnett

Eric Vane

Pat Vaughn

Steven K. Murphy


Gillian Burlingham

Rodney "Steve" Cross

Bryan Johnson

David Khbeis

Rick Oreskovich

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BASIC Dues increase EFFECTIVE 1/1/2020




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