Steve Pendergrass initiated as an apprentice member of Local 86 (Seattle) in July 1981 and became a journeyman in 1984. Steve was elected as vice president of Local 86 in 1997, and later as an executive board member. He was elected as financial secretary/business manager in 2000. In addition to his duties and responsibilities to Local 86, Steve was elected the Pacific Northwest District Council’s second vice president in 2004; after serving four years, Steve was elected the Pacific Northwest District Council first vice president. In July 2012, he was elected president of the Washington State Building Trades. On December 1, 2013, FST-BM Steve Pendergrass of Local 86 (Seattle) was appointed general organizer. Effective April 1, 2018, General Organizer Steve Pendergrass was promoted to general vice president by General President Eric Dean.
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