Incumbent President Don Bresnan, Jr. is a 37 year, third generation member whose family boasts a tradition of IBEW service dating back to 1937 when his grandfather George Bresnan worked for Vote for the Unity Club Candidates!Business Manager Frank W. Jacobs, the grandfather of our current Business Manager.

Committed to excellence, Don continued his training after graduating from our Inside Apprenticeship by enrolling in labor negotiations, labor law, economics, business law, and management/supervision classes at St. Louis Community College. This training would serve Don well after his appointment in 2015 to the Inside Agreement Negotiating Committee

As President Don serves as a Trustee the Health and Welfare, Pension, 401K, Vacation, and Holiday Funds and holds a seat on the Electricians Building Company.

Don remembers fighting with his family to successfully defeat Right-to-Work legislation in 1978 and is confident that we will prevail again as he works in support of our Referendum Petition campaign.

Don vows to work hard for the betterment of all classifications and is committed to improving our working conditions and serving the membership with respect though his service as our President.

Don would like to thank all the members past and present who helped him become the Journeyman Wireman he is today.

Business Manager Frank Jacobs and the entire Unity Club recommends Brother Don Bresnan, Jr. for President!

Don Bresnan, Jr.
Age: 60
Initiated: October 17, 1980
Classification; Journeyman Wireman
Steward, Foreman, General Foreman
Examining Board, 2011 - 2012
Vice President, 1999 – 2003, 2012 – 2016
President, 2016 – Present
Member, Franklin County Labor Club
Voluntary Fund
Relief Committee

Grandfather – George Bresnan, Journeyman Wireman, Business Representative
Father – Donald Bresnan, Sr., Journeyman Wireman, former Business Manager
Brother – Tim Bresnan, Journeyman Wireman
Sister – Janice Bresnan, Communications member, Press Secretary
Cousin – Mike Bresnan, Journeyman Wireman
Cousin – John Blomberg, Journeyman Wireman
Cousin – Walter Blomberg, Journeyman Wireman Apprentice

Frank Jacobs

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