Eight seats open for next election
The Writers Guild of America West has received 20 nominations from its board nominating committee for eight open seats for two year-terms on its board of directors.The panel submitted incumbents Carl Gottlieb, Dennis Feldman, Charles D. Holland, Brenda Lilly, Tim O’Donnell and Jim Stahl. It also nominated Ron Bass, Jarrett Bryant, Carlton Cuse, Kirk Ellis, Callie Khouri, Glen Mazzara, Jim Milio, Craig Miller, Michael R. Perry, Paris Qualles, David W. Rintels, Hannah Shearer, Joel Wilf and Bryce Zabel. Incumbent board members David H. Balkan and Amy Holden Jones are not seeking re-election. The board is comprised of 19 members, including president, vice president and secretary-treasurer. Members of the WGAW can also become candidates by submitting a petition by 5:30 p.m. July 24. The guild will host an event Sept. 6 for members to meet candidates. Members may vote by mail or at the general membership meeting on Sept. 21.