Leaders

The DGA is governed by an elected National Board of Directors made up of actively working DGA members and is managed by a professional staff of 140.

 


National Executive Director
Jay D. Roth
Jay D. Roth
National Executive Director
Associate National Executive Directors
Russ Hollander
Russell Hollander
Associate National Executive Director
David Korduner
David Korduner
Associate National Executive Director
Bryan Unger
G. Bryan Unger
Associate National Executive Director
Senior Executives
Danny Bush
Daniel Bush
Western Executive Director
David Dreyfus
David B. Dreyfus
General Counsel
Neil Dudich
Neil J. Dudich
Eastern Executive Director
Kathy Garmezy
Kathy Garmezy
Associate Executive Director, Government & International Affairs
Marcel Giacusa
Marcel Giacusa
Associate Executive Director, National Operations
Lisa Layer
Lisa Layer
Associate Western Executive Director
Sahar Moridani
Sahar Moridani
Associate Executive Director
Morgan Rumpf
Morgan Rumpf
Associate Executive Director, Communications
Joan Sumpter
Joan Sumpter
Chief Financial Officer
Executives
Joyce Baron
Joyce Baron
Assistant Executive Director, Research and Strategic Analysis
Mike Berger
Michael Berger
Assistant Executive Director
Director of Diversity Frank Gonzalez
Frank Bennett Gonzalez
Executive in Charge of Diversity Programs and Committees
Steven Knauss
Steven Knauss
Assistant Executive Director
RP
Rachel Paster
Assistant Executive Director
Nhu Phan
Nhu-Y Phan
Assistant Executive Director,
Local Stations
Eric Popish
Eric Popish
Chief Technology Officer
Daniel Tenkman
Daniel Tenkman
Assistant Executive Director
Administrators
Lily Bedrossian
Lily Bedrossian
Director of Media Relations
Jenni Bell
Jennifer Bell
Contracts Administrator
Barbara Berman
Barbara Berman
Senior Contracts Administrator
Marilyn Eckerlin
Marilyn Eckerlin
Signatories Department Administrator
Mary Gallagher
Mary Gallagher
Membership Department Administrator
Carlos Gutierrez
Carlos Gutierrez
Mailrooom/Printshop Administrator
Jeffrey Heimer
Jeffrey D. Heimer
Reports Compliance Department Administrator
KristenH
Kristen Hiraoka
Residuals Enforcement Administrator
Thomas Imada
Thomas Imada
Controller
Bob Jensen
Bob Jensen
Director of Contracts Administration
EJ
Elisabeth Jones
Awards/Special Events/
Foundation Administrator
Steve Kesmodel
Steven Kesmodel
Credits Department Administrator
Moira Pittman
Moira Pittman
Human Resources Administrator
Mayra OCampo
Mayra Ocampo
Special Assignments Executive
Alison Russ
Alison Russ
Special Projects Administrator
Andrea Scott
Andrea Scott
Executive Assistant to the
National Executive Director
Tim Webber
Tim Webber
Director of Theater and Building Operations
Hilary Whiting
Hilary Whiting
Contracts Administrator
Kathy Wong
Kathy Wong
Residuals Processing Administrator
Field Reps
DGA Bart Daudelin
Bart Daudelin
Senior Field Representative
Jon Drew
Jon Drew
Senior Field Representative
Gabe Kahsay
Gabe Kahsay
Field Representative
Michelle Kuchinsky
Michelle Kuchinsky
Field Representative
JL
Joseph Longo
Field Representative
VP
Victoria Pistone
Field Representative
Ivy Quicho
Ivy Quicho
Field Representative
Faith Santilla
Faith Santilla
Field Representative
Legal
Kristina Fredricks
Kristina Fredericks
Associate General Counsel
Cynthia Tollett
Cynthia Tollett
Associate General Counsel
Kimberly Goldfarb
Kimberly Goldfarb
Assistant General Counsel
Stephanie Lee
Stephanie Lee
Assistant General Counsel
Publications
Steve Chagollan
Steve Chagollan
Editor, DGA Quarterly
Darrell Hope
Darrell L. Hope
Editor, DGA Monthly/DGA Website
Contact
DGA Main Number 310-289-2000 or 800-421-4173
Fearless Leaders

In the last two decades, Guild presidents have continued the fight for economic and creative rights.

A Guild is Born

The forward-thinking directors who came together to found the Guild in 1936 were seeking to protect the same creative rights the Guild fights for today.