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2019 Committees


The Apprenticeship Committee is exploring ways to revitalize the editorial apprentice classification so the job remains relevant in the digital age.

Co-Chairs: Rob Kraut and Jerry Ross

Members: Shiran Amir, Natalie Boschan, Lisa Churgin, Frank Delgado, Tom Fleischman, Lora Hirschberg, Sharon Smith Holley, Scott Jacobs, Glenn Morgan, Aziza Ngozi, Bubba Nichols, Nancy Richardson and Sean Thompson

Staff: Jessica Pratt


The Archive & History Committee coordinates the Guild's historical photograph library and oversees the implementation of an audio-visual library of interviews and pertinent entertainment and union-related footage. Read about some of the committee's accomplishments at CineMontage: The Splice of Life

Co-Chairs: Sharon Smith Holley and Steve Rivkin
Members: Erik Andersen, Emma DuPell, Tom Fleischman, Margaret Guinee, Alyson Moore, Glenn Morgan and Harry Oxnard

Staff: Adriana Iglesias-Dietl


The Committee for Creative Recognition supports the efforts of the American Cinema Editors and the Motion Picture Editors Guild to recognize the category of Film Editing in Awards Festivals and Critics Organizations. 

Chair: Steve Rivkin
Members: John Axelrad, Louis Bertini, Dody Dorn, Paul Overacker and Jeremy Weinstein 

Staff: Lisa Dosch


The Constitution & By Laws Committee meets on an as-needed basis to discuss the application of existing language and recommends changes, if necessary, to the Board. All Constitutional changes must first be approved by the IATSE, and then the Local 700 membership.

Chair: Bill Elias
Members: Frank Delgado, Bubba Nichols and Sean Thompson 

Staff: Lisa Dosch


The Credit & Arbitration committee meets on an as-needed basis when a screen credit dispute arises. If multiple editors are employed on the same project and an agreement cannot be reached as to who should be afforded screen credit, the panel reviews the different versions of the project and makes a determination.

Co-Chairs: Michael Tronick and Sidney Wolinsky
Members: To be determined prior to arbitration 

Staff: Lisa Dosch


The Diversity Committee fosters initiatives that promote the Editors Guild’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Committee provides diversity awareness, support, mentoring and networking opportunities for members without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and age. Active members of the Guild are invited to join the Facebook group: Diversity in Post

Chair: Maysie Hoy

Members: Jane Abramowitz, Anisha Acharya, James Atkinson, Josie Azzam, Bobbi Banks, Susana Benaim, Lilian Benson, Chad Birmingham, Kevin Birou,Waldemar Centeno, Austin Childress, Emily Chiu, Maura Corey, Katie Cornblath, Pascia Cruise, Rahual Das, Mark Dashnaw, Shannon Davis, Mary DeChambres, Eileen De Klerk, Joanie Diener, Jesse Dodd, Amy Duddleston, Anedra Edwards, Joaquin Elizondo, Nena Erb, Alfred Espino, Andrea Espinoza, Craig Eustis, Diana Fishman, Scott Gamzon, Halima Gilliam, Gina Girodier, Karen Goffred, Anna Gramlich, Jacques Gravett, Katherine Griffin, Julia Grove, Saira Haider, Dorian Harris, Wellington Harrison, Lora Hirschberg, Sharon Smith Holley, Ceci Hyoun,  Ken Johnson, Michael Jones, Nona Khodai, Joelle Kristy, Jin Lee, Farrel Levy, Diandra Kendal Luzon, Stephanie Lowry, Kathleen McAuley, Sean McKinley, Ruju Mehta, Marnee Meyer, Cindy Mollo, Glenn Morgan, Nancy Morrison, Giselle Murillo, Ruben Navarro, Stephanie Neroes, Aziza Ngozi, Paul Overacker, Carrie Puchkoff, Lyric Ramsey Augustin Rexach, Tanya Riegel, Tricia Rodrigo, Jesus Rosales, Monica Salazar, Leander Sales, Terilyn Shropshire, Joan Sobel, Rosanne Tan, Amanda Taylor, Jackeline Tejada, Staci Vice, Robin Whittaker, James Wilcox, Sarah Williams, Mitsuko Yabe and Corey Ziemniak


  • African American Steering Committee - Shannon Baker Davis and Leander Sales, Co-chairs
  • Career Longevity Steering Committee - Halima Gilliam, Chairperson
  • Eastern Region Steering Committee - Jackeline Tejada, Chairperson
  • Latin Steering Committee - Glenn Morgan, Chairperson
  • LGBTQ Steering Committee - Craig Eustis and Corey Ziemniak Co-chairs
  • Pan Pacific and Asian Steering Committee - Cecelia Hyoun, Chairperson
  • Women's Steering Committee Chairperson: Dorian Harris 

Staff:  Lisa Dosch


The Election Committee chairperson is selected before the Guild’s annual General Membership Meeting. Only members not running for re-election in the upcoming board of directors’ election can serve. The committee is apprised of the progress of the election, and may need to meet if a member contests their ineligibility or to resolve issues that may arise during the election.

Members: To be determined prior to annual election

Staff: Lisa Dosch


The Fellowship and Service Award Committee recommends and vets prospective recipients for the prestigious Motion Picture Editors Guild Fellowship and Service Award. To see past recipients, visit:

Co-Chairs: Jeff Burman and Sharon Smith Holley
Members: Diane Adler, Rachel Igel, Alyson Moore, Glenn Morgan and Paul Overacker

Staff: Adriana Iglesias-Dietl 
Email: F&


The Finance and Audit Committee reviews the annual financial audit in advance of the Board, and meets on an as needed basis throughout the year.

Co-Chairs: Rachel Igel, Treasurer and Kevin Ross
Members: Lisa Churgin, Frank Delgado, F. Hudson Miller, Aziza Ngozi, and Alexa Zimmerman

Staff: Shanda Zuniga


The Membership Outreach Committee seeks to identify and cultivate union-minded leaders within our Guild, who can then assist in improving overall communication with the membership at large. Active members of the Guild are invited to join the Facebook group: I Am the Union

Co-Chairs: Stephanie Brown and Molly Shock

Members: Mary Albrecht, Shiran Amir, Jason Brotman, AJ Catoline, Mary DeChambres, Dody Dorn, Erik Evans, Sharon Smith Holley, Rob Kraut, Stephanie Lowry, Alyson Moore, Glenn Morgan, Bubba Nichols, Paul Overacker, Carrie Puchkoff, Richard Sanchez, Holly Sklar, John Vitale, Tim Wilsbach and Alexa Zimmerman

Staff: Adriana Iglesias-Dietl


The National Training Committee oversees budgets and training programs for both the Los Angeles and New York offices.

Co-Chairs: Tom Fleischman and F. Hudson Miller
Members: Chad Birmingham, Sam Casas, Frank Delgado, Sharon Smith Holley, Harry Miller III and Richard Sanchez

Staff: Muneeb Hassan and Dieter Rozek


(L-R) Jeff Burman, Erik Andersen, A.J. Catoline, Kevin Ross, Dorian Harris, Molly Shock, Frank Morrone and Tomm Carroll

The Publications Committee provides oversight of the quarterly magazine, CineMontage, and the magazine website, The Committee advises the editor on the overall editorial and advertising policies of the publication.
Co-Chairs: Jeff Burman and AJ Catoline
Members: Erik Andersen, Bobbi Banks, Dorian Harris, Frank Morrone, Kevin Ross and Molly Shock

Staff: Scott Collins, Editor


Previously referred to as the Emerging Technology Advisory Council, the Technical Advisory Committee advises the Board of Directors, the National Executive Director and staff on matters related to technology as used by or impacting the membership. The Committee will distill and disseminate this information to the membership at large, and create ways to stay abreast of changing and interesting news and trends through articles in the magazine, website, social media and vendor presentations.

Chair: Joe Birkman
Members: Shiran Amir, Steve Cohen, Laura Creecy, Scott Janush, Rob Kraut, and Sam Restivo

Staff: Dieter Rozek


The Website Committee offers oversight regarding the editorial, technological and advertising policies of the website.  

Co-Chairs: Vice President F. Hudson Miller and John Vitale

Members: Shiran Amir, Jason Brotman, Jeffrey Burman, AJ Catoline, Rob Kraut, Aaron Morgan, Kevin Ross, David White, and Alexa Zimmerman

Staff: Lisa Dosch