System Council 16, IBEW

999 Westview Drive, Suite 5
Hastings, MN 55033
Phone (651) 438-2927 Fax (651) 480-1731
ibewsc16@outlook.com

Officers & Staff of System Council 16

Executive Board Members

  • Dale Doyle
  • Mark Klecka
  • Brad Carothers- Local 418
  • Jeffrey Hegg - Local 506
  • Paul Mayer- Local 533
  • Chris Cassens - Local 547
  • Jeff Allred - Local 778
  • Charles Cox- Local 881
  • Andy Bailey- Local 1146
  • Joseph Lopez Jr. - Local 1199
  • Ralph Jimison - Local 1856

Audit Committee

  • Jeffrey Hegg
  • Paul Mayer
  • Chris Cassens


System Council 16

Officers

Dale E. Doyle - General Chairman
Phone (651) 438-2927 Fax (651) 480-1731
ibewsc16@outlook.com

  • Hired on the BN Railroad in 1976 at Alliance, NE as a Shop Electrician.
  • Served Local 1517 for 11 years as Recording Sec. and then Local Chairman.
  • Came on staff with System Council 16 in 1992 as Asst. General Chairman.
  • Became General Chairman in 1999.

Mark S. Klecka - Vice General Chairman
Phone (651) 304-2887 Fax (866) 312-5758  
Mobile (815) 501-3151
mklecka@myfastmail.com

  • Hired on the Chicago Northwestern Railroad in 1976 at Chicago, IL as a Laborer.
  • Went to work for the BN Railroad in 1977 as a Shop Electrician and later became a System Electrician.
  • Served Local 533 on the audit committee and Local 547 as Local Chairman for 18 years.
  • Came on staff with System Council 16 in 2003.

Staff

Darrell Patterson - Assistant General Chairman
Phone (913) 608-5122 Mobile (913) 206-3326
dpattersonsc16@outlook.com

  • Hired on the ATSF Railroad in 1990 at Kansas City, KS  as a Shop Electrician.
  • Served Local 866 for 12 years as Vice President, President and then Local Chairman.
  • Came on staff with System Council 16 in 2011.

Jeff Allred - Assistant General Chairman
Mobile (417) 830-3735
jpallred72@outlook.com

  • Hired on the BN Railroad in 1994 at Springfield, MO  as a Shop Electrician.
  • Served Local 778 for 10+ years as President and Local Chairman.
  • Came on staff with System Council 16 in 2015.

Brad Carothers - Assistant General Chairman
Mobile (254) 223 0159
Carox353@gmail.com

  • Journeyman Electrician 1992-2005
  • Hired on the BNSF Railroad in 2006 at Temple, Texas as a Shop Electrician
  • Served Local 418 as  Financial Secretary and Local Chairman for 10 years
  • Came on Staff in 2016

Amanda Jacobs - Administrative Assistant

  • Came on staff with System Council 16 in May 2014.