WGA West Announces Election Results

Christopher Keyser will return as president for another two-year term.

The WGA West announced the results of its 2013 officers and board of directors election Tuesday.

Christopher Keyser was re-elected president, while Howard A. Rodman and Carl Gottlieb will return as vice president and secretary-treasurer, respectively.

These eight members were elected to the WGAW’s board of directors (inc. signifies incumbent): Billy Ray (inc.), David S. Goyer (inc.), Patric M. Verrone (former WGA president), Alfredo Barrios Jr. (inc.), Carleton Eastlake (inc.), Ari B. Rubin, Thania St. John (inc.) and Karen Harris.

Numerical results for the winners: Keyser (1,217, 100 percent), Rodman (1,201, 100 percent), Gottlieb (713, 53.2 percent), Ray (872, 10 percent), Goyer (791, 9.1 percent), Verrone (714, 8.2 percent), Barrios (683, 7.9 percent), Eastlake (667, 7.7 percent), Rubin (631, 7.3 percent), St. John (626, 7.2 percent) and Harris (611, 7 percent).

All will serve terms of two years, effective immediately.

Results for those not elected: Candidates for officers: secretary-treasurer: Dan Wilcox (628, 46.8 percent). Board candidates: Jonathan Fernandez (600, 6.9 percent), Lee Aronsohn (565, 6.5 percent), Nancy Miller (521, 6 percent), Andrew Goldberg (451, 5.2 percent), Henry Alonso Myers (444, 5.1 percent), Cynthia Riddle (342, 3.9 percent) and Flint Dille (172, 2 percent).

A total of 1,463 ballots were cast from about 8,000 eligible voters for a turnout of about 18 percent. The count was supervised by Robbin Johnson of Pacific Election Services, an independent firm.

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