LAT: ‘Clyde Kusatsu elected president of SAG-AFTRA’s L.A. local’

electionresults_2013_fClyde Kusatsu, a veteran character actor, has been elected president of SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles local, reported the Los Angeles Times on August 16.

“I’m extremely pleased so many members expressed their support for my leadership,” Kusatsu said in a statement. “I’m grateful for their vote of confidence and look forward to serving as president of SAG-AFTRA’s largest local. I’m excited to play an even greater role in strengthening our union and I’m counting on Los Angeles members to join me in that effort.”

Read the full article on latimes.com. Here’s SAG-AFTRA local’s official press release.

THR: ‘SAG-AFTRA Releases Los Angeles Local Election Results’

SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles Local members elected Clyde Kusatsu as their local president, the union announced Thursday. Jenny O’Hara and Susan Boyd Joyce were elected as vice presidents. All three are members of the dominant Unite for Strength group. “I’m extremely pleased so many members expressed their support for my leadership,” said Kusatsu. “I’m grateful for their vote of confidence and look forward to serving as President of SAG-AFTRA’s largest local.”

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