Actors' Equity Announces Results Of National Council Election
Actors' Equity Association, the union which represents more than 51,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, announced the results of the 2018 National Council election. In total, 55 Council seats across all three regions and representing three (3) categories (principal actor, chorus actor and stage manager) were filled, effective immediately.
Officers: President Kate Shindle, 3rd Vice President Ira Mont, Secretary/Treasurer Sandra Karas, Central Regional Vice President Dev Kennedy and Western Regional Vice President Doug Carfrae ran without opposition.
The following candidates were elected Eastern Region Principal Councillor:Stephen Bogardus
Brandon J. Dirden
Kristen Beth Williams The following candidates were elected Eastern Region Chorus Councillor:
The following candidates were elected Eastern Region Stage Manager Councillor:
In the Central Region:
The following candidates were elected Central Region Principal Councillor:
Michael A. Newcomer
The following candidate was elected Central Region Chorus Councillor:
The following candidate was unopposed and deemed elected Central Stage Manager Councillor:
Malcolm D. Ewen
In the Western Region:
The following candidates were elected Western Region Principal Councillor:
The following candidate was elected Western Region Chorus Councillor:
The following candidates were unopposed and deemed elected Western Stage Manager Councillor:
James T. McDermott
Jenifer A. Shenker
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers. Equity endeavors to advance the careers of its Members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits (health and pension included). Member: AFL-CIO, FIA. www.actorsequity.org #EquityWorks.
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