SOUTHERN CONFERENCE OF LOCALS

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS


AGENDA

Saturday, June 27, 2020
10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time

Call to order………………….President Stewart Williams
Roll Call of Delegates………Secretary-Treasurer Lovie Smith-Wright

Invocation

Welcome………………………President Stewart Williams

Approval of 2019 Minutes & 2020 Agenda

Introduction and Welcome of Dignitaries and Guests
Introduce New Delegates
President Stewart Williams

10:30 – Jay Blumenthal, International Secretary-Treasurer

11:10 – Alfonso Pollard, Diversity, Legislative & Political Director

11:30 – Steve Begnoche, International Representative of the Southeast Territory

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch Break

2:00 – Ray Hair, International President

2:45 – Pension Report
Jani Rachelson, AFM-EP Fund Counsel, Cohen Weiss & Simon
Tim Herman, Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman

3:15 – Rochelle Skolnick, Director of Symphonic Services Division

3:40 – COVID-19 Panel Discussion
Bruce Fife, International Vice President
Tino Gagliardi, Director Touring/Theatre/Booking Division
Michael Manley, Director Organizing & Education
John Painting, Assistant Director EMSD
Alfonso Pollard, Diversity, Legislative & Political Director
Rochelle Skolnick, Director SSD/Special Counsel

Adjourn – First Day

 

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Sunday, June 19, 2020
10:00 a.m. Central

Welcome Back

10:00 – Diversity Report
Lovie Smith-Wright

10:15 – Local Elections, and other Challenges
Ken Shirk, Assistant to the International President

10:45 – Musicians Streaming Their Own Content
John Painting, Assistant Director EMSD

11:40 – Committee Reports
Secretary-Treasurer Lovie Smith-Wright

Closing Remarks – President Stewart Williams

Adjournment