2015 SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local Election Results – Jane Austin Elected Los Angeles President
On August 20, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Los Angeles Local election was conducted.
In addition, the following candidates ran unopposed and are deemed elected without the necessity of a balloted election:
National Board Member (Broadcaster) – Hal Eisner; National Board Member (Dancer) – Bobbie Bates; Local Board Member (Broadcaster) – Rob Archer; Local Board Member (Dancer) – Danielle Towne; Local Board Member (Singer/Recording Artist) – Jasper Randall; Convention Delegate (Broadcast Entertainment) – Mike Sakellarides; Convention Delegate (Broadcast News & Information) – Rob Archer; Convention Delegate (Dancer) – Danielle Towne; Convention Delegate (Singer) – Ayana Haviv, Jasper Randall, Fletcher Sheridan, Sally Stevens
Those members elected as Local Officers, Local Board members and Convention Delegates, by virtue of their election to those positions, are also eligible to serve as Alternate National Board members who may be called upon to serve at National Board meetings when National Board members from the Los Angeles Local are unable to attend.
The Local President, Local Officers and National Board members, by virtue of their election to those positions, shall also serve as Convention Delegates.
The newly elected leaders take office immediately.
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