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December 06, 2019

Newly-Elected Governors for 2020–2021 Term Announced

Television Academy Announces Newly Elected Governors for 2020–2021 Term

The Television Academy today announced the newly elected members to the Board of Governors who will serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2020–Dec. 31, 2021.

Governors elected to serve a first-ever two-year term are: Kim Coleman; Jill Dickerson; Jo DiSante; Joe Earle, CAS; Joel Fajnor; Christie Lyn Lugo Leigh; Luke Reichle; Renee Villafan; and Derek Spears.

Governors elected to serve a new two-year term after a one or multiple-year absence from the Television Academy's governing body are: Kathryn Burns, Tony Carey and Ed Fassl.

Additionally, governors reelected to serve a second two-year term are: Lesley Aletter; Bob Bergen; Daniel H. Birman; Scott Boyd, ACE; Jeffrey A. Calderon; Rich Carter; Terri D. Carter; Keiren Fisher; Greg Kupiec; Judalina Neira; Glenn Rigberg; Jeff Russo; Jill Sanford; Lori H. Schwartz; John Simmons, ASC; Halina Siwolop; Steven Spignese; and Michael Spiller.

Newly elected members to the Board of Governors:

 

PEER GROUP Governor until 12/31/21
ANIMATION Joel Fajnor
ART DIRECTORS/SET DECORATORS Halina Siwolop
CASTING DIRECTORS Kim Coleman
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING Jill Sanford
CHOREOGRAPHY Kathryn Burns
CINEMATOGRAPHERS John Simmons, ASC
COMMERCIALS Rich Carter
COSTUME DESIGN & SUPERVISION Luke Reichle
DAYTIME PROGRAMMING Renee Villafan
DIRECTORS Michael Spiller
DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING Daniel H. Birman
INTERACTIVE MEDIA Lori H. Schwartz
LIGHTING, CAMERA & TECHNICAL ARTS Jeffrey A. Calderon
LOS ANGELES AREA Christie Lyn Lugo Leigh
MAKEUP ARTISTS/HAIRSTYLISTS Terri D. Carter
MOTION & TITLE DESIGN Greg Kupiec
MUSIC Jeff Russo
PERFORMERS Bob Bergen
PICTURE EDITORS Scott Boyd, ACE
PRODUCERS Tony Carey
PRODUCTION EXECUTIVES Keiren Fisher
PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES Glenn Rigberg
PUBLIC RELATIONS Steven Spignese
REALITY PROGRAMMING Jill Dickerson
SOUND Joe Earle, CAS
SOUND EDITORS Ed Fassl
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS Derek Spears
STUNTS Lesley Aletter
TELEVISION EXECUTIVES Jo DiSante
WRITERS Judalina Neira

 

The full list of 2020 governors will be available online Jan. 1, 2020, at TelevisionAcademy.com/Governors.

About the Television Academy
The Television Academy seeks to expand the horizons of television excellence. Through the programs, publications and events of the Academy and its Foundation, it strives to empower storytellers who shape the evolving television space. And it celebrates those who have excelled by recognizing their achievements through accolades and awards, including television's most coveted prize, the Primetime Emmy Award. For more information, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com.

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Stephanie Goodell
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy)
Stephanie@breakwhitelight.com
818.462.1150


For the complete press release, click here.

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