The Executive Board would like to thank all of the applicants for their interest in filling the vacancy on the Executive Board. The group of applicants included some of Local 238's best and brightest minds, and we have no doubt that many of them will hold union leadership positions in the future.
Pursuant to Article XVI, Section 16, of the IBEW Constitution: Vacancies in any L. U. office and the Examining Board shall be filled by the L. U. Executive Board until the next regular election, except when filled by the I. P.
At their Saturday, February 25 meeting, the Local 238 Executive Board filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Brother Buck Buchanan with Brother Phil Przybylski. Brother Przybyski will serve out the remainder of Brother Buchanan's term which expires at the monthly meeting in July, 2022 when the installation of newly elected officers occurs.
Brother Przybylski was initiated into membership on October 17, 2015. He is a graduate of the Local 238 Apprenticeship Program and has completed the IBEW Education Department's Union Leadership Training, Code of Excellence Train the Trainer, IBEW Steward's Training, Contract Negotiations Training, and is a past president of the Local 238 RENEW Chapter.