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Wed, 08/05/2015 - 17:34

 

On Wednesday, August 5, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Chicago Local elections. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

 

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 17:32

On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Dallas-Fort Worth Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*.

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:47

On Monday, August 3, 2015, the ballot tabulation of the Miami Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 19:03

On July 16, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Portland Local elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote:

Mary McDonald-Lewis

National Board Member

4-year term

Duane Hanson

President

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 00:02

Los Angeles and New York, (July 11, 2015) – The SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors met today in a one-day videoconference plenary and reviewed administrative, finance and governance matters.
 
The National Board received reports including:

President’s Report
SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard provided an update on the union’s Task Force on Education, Outreach and Engagement, which is working to engage and empower members across the country.

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:12

On July 7, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Michigan Local elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote:

Peter Tocco

National Board Member

4-year term

Jayne Bower

President

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:01

On July 7, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Atlanta Local elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote:

Debra Nelson

National Board Member

4-year term

Ric Reitz

President

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:47

SAN FRANCISCO (July 3, 2015) --- In another blow to quality local news coverage, Cumulus Media has closed KGO-AM’s South Bay Bureau. Since taking over KGO-AM in 2011, Cumulus has been widely criticized for cutting back on programming with a close connection to the Bay Area’s communities. In the latest move, an entire region that includes Silicon Valley and the City of San Jose and is home to 2 million residents has had their local reporting team eliminated.

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:32

On June 29, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Colorado Local elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote:  

Sheila Traister

National Board Member

2 year term

Sheila Traister

President

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:39

On June 16, 2015 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Hawaii Local election. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote:

David C. Farmer

President

2 years

Charles Uyehara

Vice-President

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 16:39

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Ratifies New Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Contract

Conducts Other Business During Two-Day Board Plenary

LOS ANGELES (April 19, 2015) --- The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in Los Angeles at SAG-AFTRA Plaza, overwhelmingly ratified the recently negotiated Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Contract.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 08:23

NEW YORK (April 13, 2015) --- SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard today praised the Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015, introduced by representatives Jerrold Nadler, Marsha Blackburn, John Conyers Jr. and Ted Deutch. The announcement of the bi-partisan legislation was made today at the SAG-AFTRA national office in Manhattan.

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