Bethesda, MD (September 21, 2011) – Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Washington-Baltimore Branch elections.
Candidates elected from the Washington-Baltimore Branch include:
Stephen F. Schmidt / National Director / three-year term
Kirk Penberthy / President / three-year term
Susan Jeanne Snyder / Vice President / three-year term
Terri Price / Secretary-Treasurer / three-year term
Jim E. Brady / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Lynn-Jane Foreman / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Jack Jenkins / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Mike Monroe / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Martha Newman / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Ellie Wang / Council Member at Large / three-year term
Those members elected as Officers and Council Members at Large will also be seated as Alternate National Directors who may be called upon to serve at National Board meetings when the National Board member from the Washington-Baltimore Branch is unavailable to attend.
The newly elected leaders will assume office on September 25, 2011.
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.
Contact: Pamela Greenwalt
Communications Executive Director
Screen Actors Guild