Candidate for Business Representative; incumbent Executive Board member
Karen Lynne Nugent
IATSE Member since 1988, Locals 839 and 695
Candidate for Business Representative
As an Executive Board Member, I served on the Negotiation Committee and always voted to protect YOUR RIGHTS.
For the past 5 semesters I have been the Maya Instructor at Pasadena City College. My students know the importance of a Union.
I was employed at Disney Feature Animation for 13 years.
Negotiated the Color Systems Technology IATSE contract from the inside.
At Mattel Electronics I was the liaison between the Marketing and Development Departments, designing computer games and supervising the Graphics and Animation staff.
Times are tough. We need a Business Representative who protects YOUR HARD-EARNED MONEY and JOBS.
Is management watching? Asking you about problems at work puts a BULLSEYE on your back.
NO MORE BULLSEYE’S
If elected the first thing would be to work with the Directors to reduce the length of tests given to board artists. This has been a problem for several contracts. The producers agree that more than three days is excessive. It’s time to solve the problem.
If elected as your Representative I look forward to meeting and working with you. If you see a problem bring it to me. I can’t promise everything will be fixed in a month. Some of the problems have been ongoing for years. The WELCOME MAT will always be out.
It’s time for a new, user-friendly Business Representative with the experience, integrity, and diligence you deserve.