UFS and USAN Leadership Endorse Ken Howard and Jenny O’Hara

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KEN HOWARD TO SEEK RE-ELECTION AS SAG-AFTRA PRESIDENT JENNY O’HARA WILL RUN FOR SECRETARY-TREASURER Candidates endorsed by Unite for Strength and USAN Leadership for 2015 SAG-AFTRA Elections Los Angeles and New York, (June 1, 2015) – SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard will seek re-election as the union’s top national officer. Current SAG-AFTRA Los …

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SAG-AFTRA reelects Ken Howard president

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Aug 19, 2013, 6:53am PDT Annlee Ellingson In a hard-fought race that pit moderate leadership against a progressive faction,SAG-AFTRA reelected Ken Howard to serve as president of the Hollywood union. The veteran actor beat rival Esai Moralesby a wide margin—16,396 votes (57 percent) to 9,850 (34 percent). In addition,Amy Aquino was reelected secretary-treasurer. Their two-year terms started Thursday. Howard previously …

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Mike Hodge Wins Narrow Victory In New York Local Race

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By Sean J. Miller | Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 10:08 a.m. New York Local President Mike Hodge fended off a challenge from Roberta Reardon, SAG-AFTRA’s former co-president, retaining the top job at the union’s second largest branch. Hodge, who ran on the United Screen Actors Nationwide slate, found himself in a close contest with Reardon, who was …

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Roberta Reardon Narrowly Loses SAG-AFTRA N.Y. Presidency To Mike Hodge

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Margin of 118 votes in contest Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary  Mike Hodge has narrowly retained the New York presidency of SAG-AFTRA, topping SAG-AFTRA co-president Roberta Reardon by 118 votes out of more than 6,000 following a spirited campaign. Results released early Friday showed Hodge with 3,121 votes and Reardon with 3,003. Ken Howard, who easily won election as national …

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SAG-AFTRA New York Local President Mike Hodge Reelected

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1:12 AM PDT 8/16/2013 by Jonathan Handel Hodge defeated national co-president Roberta Reardon by 118 votes to win the hotly-contested race. SAG-AFTRA’s New York Local members re-elected Mike Hodge for a two-year term as New York Local president, the union announced Friday. Hodge received 3,121 votes (50.96 percent) with SAG-AFTRA current co-president Roberta Reardon receiving 3,003 votes (49.04 percent). …

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SAG-AFTRA Releases Los Angeles Local Election Results

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8:16 PM PDT 8/15/2013 by Jonathan Handel All three top officers are members of the pro-merger Unite for Strength group. SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles Local members elected Clyde Kusatsu as their local president, the union announced Thursday. Jenny O’Hara and Susan Boyd Joyce were elected as vice presidents. All three are members of the dominant Unite for Strength group. “I’m extremely …

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Ken Howard Re-Elected President of SAG-AFTRA

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Veteran thesp defeated Esai Morales for union’s top job Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary Ken Howard has been re-elected national president of SAG-AFTRA, defeating Esai Morales as his primary challenger in the contest to lead the actors union. Howard was first elected as a SAG moderate in 2009 and re-elected in 2011. He presided over the merger of SAG and AFTRA …

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SAG-AFTRA Election: Ken Howard Re-Elected in Landslide

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By Todd Cunningham Ken Howard made history Thursday, defeating Esai Morales to become president of a combined SAG-AFTRA in the first national election since Hollywood’s two largest labor unions merged last year. Ballots for the national officers election were mailed to 139,967 eligible voters on July 16, and 28,755 were returned by Thursday’s deadline, for a …

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Ken Howard Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA National President; Amy Aquino Is National Secretary-Treasurer

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By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Thursday August 15, 2013 @ 5:46pm PDT Incumbent Ken Howard has won a landslide victory as national president in the union’s first national election since the March 2012 merger. Amy Aquino was re-elected SAG-AFTRA‘s National Secretary-Treasurer. Both officers will serve two-year terms, effective immediately. Howard received 16,396 votes, with Esai Morales receiving 9,850 votes, Paul Edney receiving 1,359 …

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Ken Howard gets another term as president of SAG-AFTRA

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By Richard VerrierAugust 15, 2013, 5:39 p.m. Veteran actor Ken Howard has won another term as president of SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood’s largest entertainment union. Howard easily defeated his challenger, “NYPD Blue” actor Esai Morales, to determine who will lead the performers union over the next two years. Howard received 16,396 votes, with Morales receiving 9,850 votes, SAG-AFTRA said in a statement. Formed …

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SAG-AFTRA Leader Vaughn Will Not Seek Reelection

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By Sean J. Miller | Posted July 24, 2013, 2 p.m. Photo Source: Kevork Djansezian It’s mission accomplished for Ned Vaughn, the outgoing executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA. The Alabama-born Vaughn, who helped cement the SAG-AFTRA merger, is leaving union leadership in September. In an interview with Backstage, Vaughn said he was stepping down with …

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Alec Baldwin Endoreses USAN in SAG-AFTRA Election

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By Sean J. Miller | Posted July 19, 2013, 6:43 p.m. The SAG-AFTRA group USAN released a list of endorsements ahead of the union’s NewYork Local elections. The group led by New York Local Co-President Mike Hodge, who is being challenged by Roberta Reardon, announced it’s being supported by several high-profile actors including Ron Perlman, …

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Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman Endorse SAG-AFTRA NY USAN Group

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4:07 PM PDT 7/19/2013 by Jonathan Handel The group is locked in a race against a rival slate topped by Roberta Reardon. The SAG-AFTRA group known as USAN, which has effectively been the incumbent group in the union’s New York local, announced a host of celebrity endorsements Friday. The list provided by the group names Alec …

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Octavia Spencer, Ron Perlman Endorse Ken Howard’s SAG-AFTRA Faction

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Ballots due August 15 Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary  The SAG-AFTRA election campaign has heated up, with Octavia Spencer and Ron Perlman endorsing co-president Ken Howard’s Unite For Strength slate in the union’s first election. Ballots for the election went out Tuesday to the 160,000 members of the performers union and must be returned by Aug. …

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Alec Baldwin Endorses Ken Howard for SAGAFTRA President

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JULY 19, 2013 | 08:26PM PT SAG-AFTRA election concluding Aug. 15 Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary  Alec Baldwin has endorsed Ken Howard for the SAG-AFTRA presidency along with the United Screen Actors Nationwide slate in New York as campaigning heats up for the union’s first election. Ron Perlman, S. Epatha Merkerson, Susie Essman, Phylicia Rashad, Margo Martindale and …

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USAN Press Release

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ALEC BALDWIN, RON PERLMAN, OTHER HIGH PROFILE MEMBERS JOIN SAG-AFTRA CO-PRESIDENT KEN HOWARD AND EXECUTIVE VP NED VAUGHN IN ENDORSING MIKE HODGE AND THE USAN TEAM USAN also Announces Convention Delegate Candidates for 2013 SAG-AFTRA Elections   New York, (July 19, 2013) USAN today announced its list of endorsers for the 2013 SAG-AFTRA New York …

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SAG-AFTRA Planning Contract Talks for 2014 : Variety

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‘Early next year, we begin contact talks’ – Ken Howard Dave McNary Film Reporter@Variety_DMcNary SAG-AFTRA leaders are planning to begin contract negotiations next year on a successor deal to its feature-primetime contract — rather than this year. No date has been set for the start of negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television …

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Mike Hodge to Seek Re-Election as SAG-AFTRA’s N.Y. President :The Wrap

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Published on The Wrap Movies (http://www.thewrap.com) Mike Hodge to Seek Re-Election as SAG-AFTRA’s N.Y. President United Screen Actors Nationwide announces slate of candidates for N.Y. and national boards Published: June 27, 2013 @ 6:14 pm Incumbent Mike Hodge will seek a third term as president of SAG-AFTRA’s New York local. The announcement was made Thursday by United Screen …

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New York SAG-AFTRA Group Announces Slate : Hollywood Reporter

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Source URL: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/new-york-sag-aftra-group-576656 New York SAG-AFTRA Group Announces Slate 7:10 PM PDT 6/27/2013 by Jonathan Handel The official list of all candidates has not yet been released, however. A New York based slate of SAG-AFTRA officer and board candidates announced its candidates Thursday, June 27, in advance of a more comprehensive list expected from the union …

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USAN Unveils SAG-AFTRA Election Slate: Deadline Hollywood

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USAN Unveils SAG-AFTRA Election Slate By DOMINIC PATTEN Thursday June 27, 2013 @ 4:14pm PDT Today the race for SAG-AFTRA’s first leadership election since the unions merged last spring unofficially began. Jumping the gun on the official candidates list that the union is expected to be released in the next week or so, the New York-based Unite SAG-AFTRA Nationwide …

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USAN Press Release

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2013 MIKE HODGE & USAN SET COURSE FOR STRONG UNION LEADERSHIP IN NEW YORK. USAN ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR 2013 SAG-AFTRA NATIONAL AND NY LOCAL BOARD ELECTIONS.   USAN today announced its candidates for the 2013 SAG-AFTRA National and New York Local Board Elections. Topping the ticket is Mike Hodge for NY Local President, Rebecca Damon, Maureen Donnelly, Jay Potter, and Liz Zazzi for NY Vice Presidents. USAN will also be offering …

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