Los Angeles – The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced that television writer and executive producer John Bowman and screenwriter Billy Ray have been named co-chairs of the Contract 2011 Negotiating Committee. Bowman chaired the Negotiating Committee in 2007 during the Guilds’ last round of negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Both co-chairs are currently members of the WGAW Board of Directors.