Announcements & News:
July 1 through the end of the year, Local 99 is waiving both Local and National initiation fees, a savings of $85. It’s a great time to join: in addition to the tangible and intangible benefits of membership like networking opportunities and first-rate professional development advice, you’ll be part of and participating in a democratic organization that’s been working for better wages and working conditions for musicians for over 100 years. Contact the local for more info.
Monday, July 8
Members of the Local met convivially on the evening of Monday, July 8 to share a meal and talk a little bit of business. Three proposals were approved: a cost-of-living increase to minimum scale, a minor category modification regarding assisted living centers and the like, and to dedicate the Local’s board room to our recently departed and dearly missed Vice President, the late Teddy Moore.
Members of the Local met on Monday, October 7 to hear nominations for officers, and to vote on changes to the bylaws.
- President [3 year term]: Bruce Fife
- Vice President [term through 2015] : Dolores D’Aigle
- Executive Officer (Exec. board)-[3 positions, 2 year term]
Mary Ann Kaza
Lars CampbellThe aforementioned were elected by acclamation.
Amendments to Local 99 Bylaws:
A few minor housekeeping tweaks were made to reflect changes in communication technology.