Actors' Equity Announces National Council Election Results

News   Actors' Equity Announces National Council Election Results
Actors' Equity Association has announced the results of its May 21 National Council election for the union's eastern, central and western regions.

A total of 14 seats were open, nine of them in the eastern region, one central and four in the western region. Each elected member will serve a five year term.

Eastern council includes Nancy Slusser, Julia Breanetta Simpson, James Ludwig, Bob Knapp, Gil Rogers and Brian Myers Cooper, who will represent principal actors; while Francis Jue and Ronald L. Brown will represent chorus members; and Jason A. Quinn will represent stage managers.

For the central region, Mark David Kaplan will represent principals; and Western council results include Larry Cahn as a principal representative; Jennie Ford as chorus councilor; and Pat Loeb and D. Christian Bolender have been elected to represent stage managers.


Actors' Equity Association was founded in 1913 and seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Actors' Equity Association is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions.

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