President and Alternative Energy Director, I.B.E.W. Local 46
Sean Bagsby currently serves as the President and Alternative Energy Director for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 46, in Kent Washington. His duties include administration of seven (7) Collective Bargaining Agreements that cover various Units of Electrical Workers across several counties in Washington, as well as workforce and electrical contractor development. He has served as a Labor Trustee for the Puget Sound Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust, located in Renton Washington since 2008.
Mr. Bagsby participates on the Technical Advisory Committees for Cascadia Community College, and the Shoreline Community College; Zero Energy Technology Program. He served on the Technical Advisory Board for the Seattle Vocational Institute Pre-Apprenticeship and Construction Training Program from 2009 – February 2015, and in 2010 was elected Chairman. He served as Chairman until 2015. In December 2015, Mr. Bagsby became Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board for the new Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE) program with the Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council.
Mr. Bagsby is actively involved in several local Community groups including as President of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (E.W.M.C.) Seattle Chapter, Puget Sound Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trades Unionist (C.B.T.U.), and member of the Fair access to Sound Transit (F.A.S.T.) Coalition
Mr. Bagsby was a Union Member of U.F.C.W. Local 1105, (now Local 21) for 20 years, and has been a Member of I.B.E.W. Local 46 since 1999. He was elected Vice-President of IBEW Local 46 in 2011, and served in this capacity until 2011. Mr. Bagsby became President of the Local Union in 2014.
He received his A.A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute, Tukwila WA in 1994, and his B.A.S. in 1995. He has been a certified C.E.U. instructor with the State of Washington since 2009, and has taught several courses including basic electrical theory, and introduction to electric vehicle charging station infrastructure training.