Smart Local Union №565


About Us

This Local Union is governed by the Constitution & Ritual of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers our Local By-laws.

Our Local Union is directed by officers, which are elected to three-year terms by the membership. The officers are as follows:

Business Manager/Financial Secretary Treasurer
Jesse Buell


Business Representative/Recording Secretary
Tom Niebuhr


Business Representative/Organizer
Scott Seymour


Tyler Wolfe


Terry Lyon


Executive Board Member
Rhonda Elliott


Executive Board Member
Teng Lee


Executive Board Member
Dan Rohde


Brian De La Pena


Tammy Johnson


Robert Jacobson


Tony Thao



We have thirteen signatory employers, all which have separate bargaining agreements and Union Bargaining Committees.

Bou-Matic (formerly Dairy Equipment/Madison One Holdings) 1956 (Original) 37 (Madison)
Sub-Zero Freezer Co. 1957 790 (Madison)
Greenheck Fan 1962 1125 (Schofield)
Trachte Building Systems 1965 45 (Sun Prairie)
Carnes Company 1966 14 (Verona)
Everbrite (formerly General Indicator) 1967 15 (Pardeeville)
Wolf Appliance 2001 733 (Fitchburg)
Loudspeaker Components 2001 6 (Lancaster)
Therma-Stor 2008 133 (Madison)
Greenheck Fan (Architectural Product Division) 2013 161 (Schofield)
Roadview, Inc 2018 1 (Fitchburg)
IBEW Local 159 Office Staff 2019 2 (McFarland)
Integrity Lifestyle Benefits 2020 2 (Mosinee)
12/31/23 updated



Who to contact:

Jesse Buell – Represents Everbrite, Trachte Building Systems, Bou-Matic, Therma-Stor, Carnes Co., IBEW 159 Office Staff, Roadview Inc., Integrity Lifestyle Benefits
Cell: 608-770-3604 • email:

Tom Niebuhr – Represents Sub Zero Freezer Co., Wolf Appliance, Loudspeaker Components
Cell: 608-770-3606 • email:

Scott Seymour – Represents Greenheck Fan, Architectural Products
Cell: 608-770-3603 • email:

Sarah Przybylski – Office Manager (dues-related questions)
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • email:

Organizing – Internal or External Organizing questions
Cell: 608-770-3580 • email:

Tyler Wolfe – Local 565 President
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • email:

SMART International General Office: 202-783-5880

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