Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Nashville Branch election.
The candidate elected from the Nashville Branch:
Cece DuBois National Director Three year term
The candidate named today ran unopposed and was elected without the necessity of ballot vote pursuant to the Branch Rules of Procedure. The newly elected leader will assume office on September 25, 2011.
Screen Actors Guild has once again been recognized for communications excellence by the International Labor Communications Association, winning four awards for communications efforts that took place during the 2010 calendar year. "It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and we are all quite proud of the achievement," said SAG Communications Executive Director Pamela Greenwalt.
Screen Actors Guild is extremely pleased to hear about today’s announcement of the new Copyright Alerts System Agreement between Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and entertainment companies. This landmark agreement will help Internet subscribers learn and understand when their Internet account is potentially being misused for digital content theft.
Screen Actors Guild is teaming up with AFTRA, DGA, IATSE and major studios and networks to launch the Creative America initiative to discourage content theft and educate the public about its harmful effects. President Ken Howard today sent a message announcing the launch to SAG members across the country and SAG staff received a video message from national executive director David White.
Please click here to see the Creative America news release sent out today.
Silver Spring, Maryland (June 19, 2011) ---- Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists convened this weekend for the first, formal face-to-face discussions between the AFTRA New Union Committee and the SAG Merger Task Force at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland.