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Reardon tops AFTRA N.Y.

Local casts ballots for cabinet, nat'l board members

HOLLYWOOD — Roberta Reardon has been elected president of AFTRA’s New York local, succeeding Anne Gartlan, who won for first VP.

Reardon has served on the local board since 1997 and has been third VP since 2001. She also is a member of AFTRA’s national board, served as AFTRA national chair of the non-broadcast/industrial contract negotiations, and is national chair of the upcoming commercial contract negotiations.

Reardon is also on the Arts & Entertainment Committee of the New York State Federation of the AFL-CIO and is New York chair of the “Consolidation & Affiliation” campaign to combine SAG and AFTRA. Reardon has appeared in hundreds of commercials and does TV voiceovers, radio commercials and industrial training films and narrations.

Ingram, Fry also elected

Also elected to two-year terms: second VP Dan Ingram, third VP Ed Fry, fourth VP Tom Wiggin and fifth VP Janette Gautier; treasurer Mitch McGuire; and recording secretary Lainie Cooke.

Elected to three-year terms on the local board in the actor category are Tom Wiggin, Roberta Reardon, Harry Peerce, Lynne MacLaren, Karla Denise Moore and Larry Marx; in the announcer category, L.J. Ganser and Tim Tyrell; disc jockeys, Dan Ingram; singers, Catherine Russell, Arlene Martell and Roger Crouthamel; specialty acts, Alan Abel; and sportscasters, Don Gould.

Elected for three-year terms on AFTRA’s national board: actors, Ed Fry, Martha Greenhouse, Lainie Cooke, Joyce Reehling, Sally Winters, Joyce Korbin, Harry Peerce and Mary Ann Conk; disc jockeys, Dan Ingram; singers, Arlene Martell; sportscasters, Don Gould; and a dancer to be determined.

A total of 2,891 valid ballots were received.

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