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Thu, 09/26/2013 - 16:19

Los Angeles (Sept. 26, 2013)—SAG-AFTRA today announced that Gabrielle Carteris has been elected as executive vice president of the union. Carteris was elected to the two-year term at the inaugural SAG-AFTRA Convention in Los Angeles. Her term begins immediately.

A total of 303 ballots were cast in the election that consisted of three candidates. Carteris received 66.5 percent of the vote, Mike Hodge received 23.22 percent, Jane Austin received 10.28 percent. Millie Wright was also a candidate. 

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:51

Los Angeles (August 15, 2013) — SAG-AFTRA today announced the results of elections for its top two elected positions. Members have re-elected Ken Howard and Amy Aquino to lead the union. Howard will serve as the first elected national president of SAG-AFTRA and Aquino as its first elected secretary-treasurer. Both previously served the Screen Actors Guild for two consecutive terms prior to merger, and each served respectively as co-president and co-secretary-treasurer of SAG-AFTRA following the merger in 2012. Their two-year terms begin today.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 23:51

Los Angeles (July 12, 2013) –  SAG-AFTRA today released the official rosters of candidates for its upcoming elections.

National president and national secretary-treasurer positions are up for election, both of which carry two-year terms. All national board seats are up for election this year, along with all local officer, local board, and convention delegate positions.

The executive vice president and other vice presidents will be elected at the inaugural SAG-AFTRA Convention in September.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 15:08

Please be advised that the SAG-AFTRA Executive Committee has approved an extension to the deadline for submitting proposed amendments for National Board consideration from Monday, July 8 by 5pm PDT to Monday, July 15, 2013 by 5pm PDT. Late submissions will not be considered.

Summary of Deadlines (see below for details)

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 17:28

This summer, the union’s top leadership positions will be determined by a vote of the membership. You will have the chance to elect the union’s first National President and National Secretary-Treasurer. Elections will also take place in all of the union’s 25 locals for National Board, Local Officer, Local Board and Convention Delegate positions, and eight (8) Vice Presidents will be elected at the union’s first biennial convention held in Los Angeles, Sept. 26-29, 2013.

Wed, 11/28/2012 - 10:02

Next year, SAG-AFTRA will hold elections for all leadership positions. Based on the expected calendar for the 2013 SAG-AFTRA elections, in order to meet the good standing eligibility requirement to be nominated for election as a National Officer, National Board Member, Local Board Member, or Convention Delegate, members should ensure their November dues bill payment is received by SAG-AFTRA no later than Friday, November 30, 2012.

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 21:39

Los Angeles (October 22, 2011) – The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors met in a regularly scheduled plenary meeting on October 22, in the James Cagney Board Room at the Guild’s Los Angeles headquarters.

The meeting began with a moment of silence in honor of members who have passed away since the last meeting. The board received reports from operational departments, committees and task forces including:

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