Los Angeles – Directors Guild of America National Executive Director Jay D. Roth announced today that Daniel G. Bush has joined the executive staff of the Directors Guild of America as an Assistant Executive Director.

Bush will focus on areas related to representation, contract enforcement and organizing, in a newly-created position designed to enhance the Guild’s efforts in these areas. He will report to Associate National Executive Director/Western Executive Director Bryan Unger.

“Danny’s labor relations experience and his knowledge of contracts and organizing will be in high demand as the DGA expands its coverage of these areas and prepares for major contract negotiations next year,” said Roth.

“We’re very pleased to have Danny join our executive team,” said Unger. “We look forward to making full use of his knowledge and skills in the service and representation of our members.”

Prior to joining the DGA, Bush was an attorney at Bush Gottlieb Singer Lopez Kohanski Adelstein & Dickinson, a union-side labor law firm, where he represented public and private sector labor unions, including serving as lead negotiator for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Mineworkers ILWU Local 30. Previously, he worked for the SEIU as an organizer. Bush received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis and his J.D. from Yale Law School.