Behind every successful lineman is a mother who is waiting, worrying and cheering for her power line hero. Take Sallie Slattery, with not one but two sons who work as apprentice linemen. She said her youngest was born to be a lineman.
“I remember when my son Brian was seven years old,” she recalled. “I looked outside, and he was climbing a palm tree to hang Christmas lights.”
Another mom, Rachel Muñoz, has four sons who all work for Salt River Project. Two of her boys