SAG/AFTRA Elects Carteris EVP

National VPs Also Elected at LA cConvention; Diversity Study to be Released

SAG-AFTRA has elected 90210 alum Gabrielle Carteris to a two-year term as executive vice president.

Carteris is the former L.A. national vice president and has served on the boards of both SAG and AFTRA, according to the union.

The merged SAG-AFTRA also elected eight new vice presidents at its national convention in Los Angeles Thursday.

New national vice presidents are Clyde Kusatsu, L.A.; Mike Hodge, New York; Ilyssa Fradin, mid-sized locals; David Hartley-Margolin, small locals; Robert Newman, actors/performers; Catherine Brown, broadcasters; and Dan Navarro, recording artists.

Today (Sept. 27), the union, in association with UCLA, is releasing what it bills as a groundbreaking study of sexual orientation/gender identity diversity in the entertainment industry.

SAG-AFTRA represents more than 165,000 entertainment industry professionals including performers, journalists and editors.