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ATAS Announces Newly-Elected Representatives, Appointees to Executive Committee

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ATAS Announces Newly-Elected Representatives, Appointees to Executive Committee

Shaffner appoints Askin, Cheng to committee

By Andrea Domanick — Broadcasting & Cable, 2/1/2011 3:25:40 PM

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has named its newly-elected governors and executive committee members, according to a Tuesday announcement from Television Academy Chairman and CEO John Shaffner.

Those elected by the 2011 Board of Governors to serve on the executive committee include Conrad Bachmann (Performers Peer Group), Tim Gibbons (Producers Peer Group), Geoff Katz (Interactive Media Peer Group) and John Moffitt (Directors Peer Group). Shaffner has reappointed former Television Academy Chair Dick Askin; Albert Cheng, Disney/ABC Television Group executive vice president, digital media; performer Benito Martinez and director Millicent Shelton to serve as his chair’s appointees to the executive committee.

Tuesday’s announcement also includes new members that were voted in to represent their respective peer groups for a two-year term at the Television Academy. Those newly-elected governors include Ted Barba (Stunts), Gary Baum (Cinematographers), Beth Bohn (Professional Representatives), Daniel Evans, III (Children’s Programming), Sabrina Fair Thomas (Los Angeles Area), John C. Fisher (Daytime Programming), Leslie Frankenheimer (Art Directors/Set Directors), Kathryn Joosten (Performers), Melinda Leasure (Animation), Howard Meltzer, CSA (Casting Directors), Patricia Messina (Makeup Artists & Hairstylists), Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg (Production Executives), Michael Olman, C.A.S. (Sound), Kevin Pike (Special Visual Effects), Mary Rose (Costume Design & Supervision), Jason Rosenfield, A.C.E. (Picture Editors), Mark Samels (Nonfiction Programming) and Michael Sluchan (Television Executives).

The executive committee members and newly elected governors begin their terms immediately.

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