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2018 COMMITTEES

 


APPRENTICESHIP COMMITTEE

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, and Sean Thompson

Staff: Jessica Pratt
Email: apprenticeship@editorsguild.com


ARCHIVE & HISTORY COMMITTEE

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.

Co-Chairs: Sharon Smith Holley and Steve Rivkin
Members: Jeff Burman, Tom Fleischmann, Margaret Guinee, Alyson Moore, Glenn Morgan and Harry Oxnard

Staff: Adriana Iglesias-Dietl
Email: archives@editorsguild.com


COMMITTEE FOR CREATIVE RECOGNITION

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
Email:  creativerecognition@editorsguild.com     


CONSTITUTION & BY LAWS COMMITTEE 

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            


CREDIT & ARBITRATION COMMITTEE 

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


DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

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, Bobbi Banks, Susana Benaim, Lilian Benson, Chad Birmingham, Kevin Birou,Waldemar Centeno, Emily Chiu, Rahual Das, Mark Dashnaw, Shannon Davis, Mary DeChambres, Anedra Edwards, Jesse Dodd, Joaquin Elizondo, Nena Erb, Halima Gilliam, Gina Girodier, Karen Goffred, Anna Gramlich, Jacques Gravett, Dorian Harris, Wellington Harrison, Sharon Smith Holley, Ceci Hyoun,  Ken Johnson, Michael Jones, Nona Khodai, Diandra Kendal Luzon, Stephanie Lowry, Kathleen McAuley, Sean McKinley, Ruju Mehta, Marnee Meyer, Cindy Mollo, Glenn Morgan, Aziza Ngozi, Paul Overacker, Carrie Puchkoff, Lyric Ramsey Augustin Rexach, Tanya Riegel, Tricia Rodrigo, Jesus Rosales, Monica Salazar, Leander Sales, Terilyn Shropshire, Joan Sobel, Jackeline Tejada, James Wilcox, Sarah Williams, Mitsuko Yabe and Corey Ziemniak

The Diversity Committee is comprised of steering committees with no more than 12 members per committee:
  • 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 - Mary DeChambres and Corey Ziemniak Co-chairs
  • Pan Pacific and Asian Steering Committee - Cecelia Hyoun, Chairperson
  • Women's Steering Committee - Dorian Harris, Chairperson 



    ELECTION COMMITTEE 

    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


    FELLOWSHIP AND SERVICE AWARD COMMITTEE 

    The Fellowship  and Service Award Committee recommends and vets prospective recipients for the Motion Picture Editors Guild Fellowship and Service Award.

    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&SAward@editorsguild.com         


    FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE 

    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, Christy Richmond and Alexa Zimmerman

    Staff:  Shanda Zuniga


    MEMBERSHIP OUTREACH COMMITTEE 

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

    Staff:  Adriana Iglesias-Dietl
    Email: outreach@editorsguild.com           


    NATIONAL TRAINING COMMITTEE 

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

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

    Staff:  Muneeb Hassan and Dieter Rozek
    Email: nationaltraining@editorsguild.com             


    PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE 

    The Publications Committee offers oversight for the quarterly magazine, CineMontage, and the magazine website, CineMontage.org. The Committee advises the editor on the overall editorial and advertising policies of the publication. 

    Co-Chairs: Jeff Burman and AJ Catoline
    Members: Bobbi Banks, Dorian Harris, Frank Morrone, Kevin Ross and Molly Shock

    Staff:  Tomm Carroll, Editor
    Email: publications@editorsguild.com  


    TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE 

    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
    Email: technology@editorsguild.com       


    WEBSITE COMMITTEE

    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, Kevin Ross, and Alexa Zimmerman

    Staff:  Lisa Dosch
    Email: website@editorsguild.com