The WGA West said today that 13 candidates will be vying for eight open seats in its upcoming board of directors election.
Incumbents seeking re-election include former guild president Patric Verrone, Marjorie David, Jonathan Fernandez and Chip Johannessen. The others in the race are Keenen Ivory Wayans, Matthew Weiner, Ligiah Villalobos, David Slack, Ali LeRoi, Courtney Ellinger, Glen Mazzara, Zoanne Clack and Richard Keith.
The guild will host its annual candidates’ night forum August 31 at its LA headquarters. Guild members will receive candidate, non-candidate and rebuttal statements with their ballots prior to the election. Ballots must be returned by September 19.