The Crater Lake Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust is a non-profit charitable trust. The sole purpose of the Trust is the education of apprentices and journeymen wireman in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Financial support for the Training Center is provided as part of the benefit package between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 659 and the Oregon-Cascade Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association.
Established in February, 1967, the Crater Lake Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust has been an important part of the workforce in the Rogue Valley, educating hundreds of men and women in the electrical trade, many of whom are now electrical contractors. The Trust is overseen by a Board of Trustees, composed of members of the National Electrical Contractors Association and IBEW Local 659.
James R. Hess,Owner Pacific Electrical Contractor
Dave Forgard, Owner Sims Electric
Mike Hamilton, Owner Valley Electrical Contractor
Marc Bernsen, Chapter Manager Oregon Pacific Cascade Chapter NECA
Ron Jones, Business Manager, LU 659, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Jon Flegel, Assistant Business Manager, LU659, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Shawn Haggin, Journeyman Wireman
Todd Boerste, Journeyman Wireman
The Training Center is overseen by:
Clarine L. Lizana, Journeyman Wireman
4864 Airway Drive
Central Point, OR. 97502