Mayra Ocampo has been promoted to Assistant Executive Director of the DGA. She joined the guild as a field rep in 2014 and was promoted to special assignments executive in 2015. In her new role, she’ll continue to report to Associate Western Executive Director Lisa Layer.

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“Since joining the DGA, Mayra has helped to grow our organizing and expand our services to address the unique needs of our members working in non-dramatic categories including reality television,” said DGA National Executive Director Jay Roth. “As Assistant Executive Director, she will now build upon those efforts and take on additional duties as part of the DGA’s senior management team. We look forward to putting her deep experience and specialized skills to use in the service of our members who work across an array of categories.”

Ocampo has more than two decades of labor union and membership organization experience. Prior to joining the DGA, she was the director of government affairs at the Nevada local of the Service Employees International Union. She also has worked in various national and regional organizing roles for the AFL-CIO, United American Nurses and the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union.