Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1
of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Representing the most highly skilled trowel trade craftworkers
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Membership Spotlights

  • C. Edward Poarch, II

    C. Edward Poarch, II

    With great sadness, we announce the passing of Brother C. Edward Poarch, II 01MD Bricklayer, passed away May 30, 2023. He was a member for 49 years following his initiation …Continue Reading »
  • Alan Baker

    Alan Baker

    Alan Eugene Baker, age 57, formerly of Herndon, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at reston Hospital.  He was born on June 18, 1965 in Gettysburg, PA and …Continue Reading »
  • Wade Vallimont

    Wade Vallimont

    Wade gained his wings 04/13/2023. With his wife Barbara by his side and very good friends Carl and Stacy Mcle. He leaves behind brother Herb Zorn his wife Audrey, sister …Continue Reading »

Green Man
Contractor Development and Training

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Recent News


The DC Chapter Office and Beacon Administrators Consultants, Inc. are moving effective May 22, 2023 Our …

Gary Paul Menna, a DMV-native, died on December 11, 2022 at the age of 73 in …

2022 Newsletter

On Thursday, July 28th, IUBAC will host a webinar focusing on the very important issue of …

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Extracting Mortar Joints
How To:
Extract Mortar Joints

In one of the few training videos with a specific trade focus, this lesson shows viewers the proper way to extract mortar joints when restoring a build. Even if they aren’t in the PCC trade, viewers can learn a thing or two about properly maintaining their structures.

Seven Course Block Lead
How To: Build a Seven Course Block Lead

Our Apprenticeship Training Program shares a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a seven course block lead.

Stone Repair
JATC Stone Repair Preview

Instructor Matthew Redabaugh demonstrates how to repair stone masonry in the field. To learn more about repairing marble, visit the JATC webpage at https://baclocal1.org/training/ to become an apprentice!

How to use zoom
How to Use and Download Zoom

Follow these easy steps to learn how to join your BAC Local 1 chapter meeting with Zoom. The second half of the video will walk you through the steps of downloading Zoom on your computer or on your phone.

Baltimore Office Update
BAC 1 New Baltimore Office

Take a tour of BAC 1 MVD's new Baltimore office. Explore the restaurant-turned-office space as we begin construction on this great new location. Like and subscribe so you don't miss the "after" video!

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About Us

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers has been representing workers in the trowel trades since October 17, 1865. Our Local supports those skilled craftworkers in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. areas. To learn more about our history and our mission, please visit the About page. To meet our amazing team, click on any of their photos below.


Brick Field Representative

Office Manager

Secretary Treasurer

Stone, Marble & PCC
Field Representative