About Us

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 477

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.


IBEW 477 Officers:

Business Manager / Financial Secretary: Jason Eshelman 

President: Justin Lanford

Vice President: Juan Zamorano

Recording Secretary: Charles (Lake) Ballew

Treasurer: Shawn Brennan


Executive Board:

Thomas Dillon

Justin Gaudin

Dan Brown

Santiago Saiz

Frank Sinohui

Larry Venokur

David Hall


Examining Board:

Gabriel Sawvell

Benjamin Pratt

David Howard

Tom Dillon

Michael Hernandez