Screen Actors Guild Boston Branch Announces Election Results

Screen Actors Guild Boston Branch Announces Election Results

Boston (September 16, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild today announced the election results for the Boston Branch.

Candidates elected from the Boston Branch include:

Bill Mootos / National Board Member / three-year term
Doug Bowen Flynn / President / three-year term
Michele Proude / 1st Vice President / three-year term
Mick Hoegen / 2nd Vice President / three-year term
Ellen Colton / Secretary / three-year term
Steve Auger / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Alecia Batson / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Frank Cacciola / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Emma Goodman / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Rob Gray / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Stephen Kyle / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Celeste McClain / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Peter McSwiggin / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Chuck Slavin / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Don Warnock / Council Member at Large / three-year term

Those members elected as Officers and Council Members at Large were also elected as Alternate National Directors who may be called upon to serve at National Board meetings when the National Board member from the Boston Branch is unavailable to attend.
 
The candidates named today as National Board Member, President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President and Secretary ran unopposed and were elected without the necessity of ballot vote pursuant to the Branch Rules of Procedure. The newly elected leaders will assume office on September 25, 2011.
 
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Screen Actors Guild is the nation’s largest labor union representing working actors. Established in 1933, SAG has a rich history in the American labor movement, from standing up to studios to break long-term engagement contracts in the 1940s to fighting for artists’ rights amid the digital revolution sweeping the entertainment industry in the 21st century. With 20 Branches nationwide, SAG represents more than 125,000 actors who work in film and digital motion pictures and television programs, commercials, video games, corporate/educational, Internet and all new media formats. The Guild exists to enhance actors’ working conditions, compensation and benefits and to be a powerful, unified voice on behalf of artists’ rights. SAG is a proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO. Headquartered in Los Angeles, you can visit SAG online at SAG.org.

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