34-year member Keith Hopp has joined the IBEW 1245 staff as a Business Representative. He will be working with members in PG&E’s Sacramento Division, including Marysville and Marysville Materials, as well as Colusa Power Plant, CGT Meridian, Yuba City CNG, Roseville, Fairfield and Rio Vista.
Brother Hopp has been active in Local 1245’s safety program ever since the day he hired on with PG&E. He served as a Safety Steward for nearly his entire career, helped start Local 1245’s “Control the Pressure” peer safety program for Gas members, and participated in the Local’s Health & Safety committee for seven years.
He also served as Marysville Unit Chair, and spent 24 years as a Shop Steward. He was a member of the ballot committee during multiple union election cycles, at one time serving as its leader. Additionally, he sat on the Gas LOP ad hoc committee, helped to craft the M&C Coordinator job classification, and spent three months in San Francisco working on business transformation for fleet & warehouse.
Welcome aboard Brother Hopp!