Contact Us

IBEW Local 697
Health & Benefit Office

7200 Mississippi St. – Suite 300
Merrillville, Indiana 46410

Phone: (219) 940-6181
Phone: (219) 845-4433
Fax: (219) 844-1799

Pam Huff
Money Purchase Plan & Trust,
Sub Fund, Claims,
Health & Benefit Eligibility

Debbie Higby
Health & Benefits Eligibility,
Billings & Claims, Plan P

Mary Kay Cole
Pension & Plan P

Jo Swider
Hours Worked, ERTS & Reciprocity

Patrick J. Keenan
Funds Manager

Welcome to the IBEW Local 697

Benefits Fund Website

The IBEW Local Union 697 Benefits Fund manages all health, pension and supplemental pension benefits that the IBEW Local Union 697 receives through collective bargaining.

On this site you can find various information you need about your health, pension and supplemental pension benefits. Please click on the Health, Pension or Supplemental Pension link at the top of the page to view additional information about your benefits.

IMPORTANT - Statement of Privacy and Disclaimer

This site is intended primarily for Fund participants and beneficiaries to provide them with additional access to Fund information that they may find helpful. Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of the below limitations and your acknowledgment that the content and services provided at this site are for information only.

Please note: this site does not permit access to any confidential health related information or financial information.

Do not rely on this site or its links for determination of questions that you may have about your eligibility or entitlement to Fund benefits or for Plan coverage and benefits. Neither this site nor its links can provide you with a binding answer as to whether any claim you may have for Fund benefits will be allowed or denied. If you have questions concerning your benefit eligibility, coverage or a benefit claim by you or your beneficiaries, you should contact the Benefit’s Office at 7200 Mississippi Street, Suite 300 Merrillville, Indiana 46410 (219-845-4433 or 219-940-6181).

Any general medical and other information provided by this site and its links is for your convenience only. Do not rely on this information if you have specific medical questions. Specific questions about medical issues should be addressed to your doctor. And, do not disregard any medical advice you may have received because of information you may obtain from this site.

If you have questions about Union membership or related Union matters, address your questions directly to your Local Union business agents at 7200 Mississippi Street, Suite 200 Merrillville, Indiana 46410 (219-844-6386 or 219-945-0697). If you would like to view the Nondiscrimination Statement, click on this link: Nondiscrimination Statement