Shape the Future of Your Union: Learn More About the Proposed Merger of SAG and AFTRA Meeting on Feb. 29

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Shape the Future of Your Union: Learn More About the Proposed Merger of SAG and AFTRA Meeting on Feb. 29
03/01/2012 3:00am

With Special Guest SAG 2nd National Vice President Mike Hodge* and AFTRA New York Vice President Anne Gartlan*

All paid-up SAG and AFTRA members in good standing are urged to attend an important educational/informational meeting in Orlando to learn the facts and impact of the merger.

On January 27 and 28, the national boards of SAG and AFTRA overwhelmingly approved the merger agreement to form one union. Now the decision is in your hands. Ballots will be mailed on February 27 to all eligible AFTRA and SAG members to vote on this historic change for your union. Learn the facts, so that you can cast an informed vote.

What: SAG and AFTRA informational meeting to discuss the terms of the proposed SAG-AFTRA new union.

When: 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Where: Nova Southeastern University
4850 Millenia Blvd; Room #111
Orlando, FL 32839

There will be time for Q&A, so please bring your questions. Informational materials contained in the referendum packet are also available at

These meetings are only open to paid-up SAG and AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of younger performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG AND AFTRA MEMBERS, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid thru April 30, 2012) FOR ADMITTANCE.

If you need ADA accommodations, please let us know by contacting us at or (323) 549-6644.

*About Mike Hodge
Mike Hodge (SAG/AFTRA/AEA) is a freelance actor who has had a multitude of experiences with the same contracts as encountered by Florida performers.  You can see Mr. Hodge is such shows as Ringer, Law and Order, As the World Turns, Ed and Ghostwriter, plus a number of commercials, films and stage, including Broadway.

*About Anne Gartlan
A product of the theatre, Anne is one of the leading female voiceover artists in NYC and is currently featured Monday through Friday as the voice of The Early Show on CBS. She is well-known to America as a voice of morning television and promoted The Today Show for eight years.