The SAG-AFTRA San Francisco–Northern California Local represents members working in Northern California. The following is a list of the San Francisco staff. If you are not sure who to call for what, call the main number at (415) 391-7510 and we will be happy to direct your call.
Kathryn Howell – President
Ed Vagersian – Vice President, Performer
Mike Pechner – Vice President, Broadcast
Micci Toliver – Recording Secretary
Jessica Day Medina
The Background Committee addresses the concerns, welfare and best practices for members regularly engaged for background, stand-in and photo double work, by creating workshops, career seminars and community-building events.
The Communications and Organizing Committee is all-encompassing in its outreach to membership and the production community alike, through education of its contacts and promotion of the San Francisco-Northern California Local as a destination for filming and sourcing local talent through sponsorship of film festivals, collaboration with film commission offices and hosting membership and industry events throughout Northern California.
The Conservatory Committee is dedicated to the craft, offering a variety of workshops, seminars and classes cost-free to membership in good standing and supports members in their efforts to expand their skill sets, build their business and grow their careers.
The Voiceover Committee is comprised of dedicated voice actors. Through close collaboration with local staff, outreach through educational events and advocacy from the voice actor’s perspective, we strive to reflect the unique needs of our SAG-AFTRA San Francisco-Northern California voice acting community.
If you are a current member in good standing interested in participating, please email email@example.com.