Moderate USAN sweeps SAG N.Y. election
Faction rep reports results, but guild hasn't confirmedUnited Screen Actors Nationwide, the moderate faction that already holds firm control over the Screen Actors Guild's New York division, has swept the guild's New York elections, according to a USAN spokesperson. SAG has not yet confirmed the result.
The party released the following statement from Mike Hodge, SAG New York president and secondnd national vp, who won re-election to the New York and national boards of directors: "I am honored that the SAG NY membership has chosen to allow me to serve them on the national board for one more term. But I am even more grateful that they have seen fit to elect all those who ran with me under the United Screen Actors Nationwide banner. It is clear that the N.Y. membership is solidly behind our commitment to working with AFTRA to bring about One Union to represent everyone who works in front of a camera or a microphone. There is no time to waste in achieving this vital goal."
Nancy Giles, Richard Masur, Maureen Donnelly, Sue Anne Morrow and Hodge were elected to three-year terms on the New York and national boards.
Manny Alfaro, Justin Barrett, Marc Baron, Jay Potter, Kevin Scullin, John Rothman, Joe Narciso, Dave Bachman and Andrew Dolan were elected to one years terms as New York board members and national board alternates.
Full election result from SAG's Hollywood division are expected later Thursday night.