DGA taps 10 as 1-year alternates to council

'Strong group of leading directors,' Shea says

The Directors Guild of America’s Western District Council has named 10 members to serve one-year terms as alternates to the council.

The alternates are Robert Butler, Victoria Hochberg, Randal Kleiser, Nancy Malone, Frank Marshall, Phillip Noyce, Brad Silberling, Steven Soderbergh, Betty Thomas and Ron Underwood.

Strong group

“I am pleased that our Guild’s Western District Council will have the benefit of participation from such a strong group of leading directors,” said DGA prexy Jack Shea.

Each alternate is eligible to serve as a voting member of the council in the absence of a member. Council members with terms until 2001 are Walter Hill, Arthur Hiller, Paul Mazursky and Joan Tewkesbury. Council members with terms until 2002 are Michael Apted, LeVar Burton, Gil Cates Jr., Taylor Hackford, Michael Mann, Daniel Petrie, Mark Rydell and Lili Zanuck.

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