WIFTI announces their new Board members that will join existing members to move the organization further.
Online PR News – 07-February-2018 – New Orleans, LA –
Women In Film and Television International
PRESS RELEASE February 1, 2018
Women In Film and Television International elect new Board Members
New Orleans, LA – Women In Film and Television International (WIFTI) elect new Board Members for their 2018-2020 term by their members in good standing from around the world.
WIFTI, an international organization created to serve as the umbrella organization for Women In Film chapters from around the world will work with the new members during a transition period of five months to assist the new members in seamlessly moving the organization forward.
Eileen Hoeter of the Vancouver, Canada Chapter and Chair of WIFTI states, “we are very excited to bring on these new members to breathe new energy into this organization that represents women in all areas of the film and television industry. In light of recent developments around the world with the #MeToo Movement and “Times Up”, there is no better time to bring our 44+ chapters and 14,000 members together to speak with one voice.”
Elections have taken place and the new Board Members will be working with the current Board members to take on programs, development and membership responsibilities. The new Board members effective June 1, 2018 include Helene Granquist of Sweden, Nicole Ackermann of Germany, Melanie Yonks of Dallas, Nancy McBride from Florida, Leanna Bonamici of the Palm Springs Chapter, Susan Britton from Vancouver and remaining Board members Sue McEvoy from Utah, Emma Thomas of the UK and Nancy Puetz of Tennessee.
Currently serving on the Board and rolling off in June after the transition period will be Eileen Hoeter of the Vancouver Chapter and current Board Chair, Meighan McGuire from Minnesota, Carol Bidault of Louisiana and Faith Dickinson from the Pittsburgh Chapter and host of the 2014 WIFTI International Summit. Kimberly Skyrme from Washington DC has been serving as the immediate Past Chair and will continue on through the transition period to advise.
About WIFTI: http://www.wifti.net