Malcolm Sinclair re-elected President
11 July 2012
Malcolm Sinclair has been re-elected as President of Equity in a ballot of union members. He polled 1,819 votes against 1,503 for Jean Rogers and 603 for Dave Eager. The turn out was 12 per cent, exactly the same as for the President and Council elections two years ago.Malcolm has commented: "I am delighted that the members have shown confidence in the way the union is progressing under the partnership of Christine Payne and myself. Equity must be even more politically active in fighting government policies and the appalling cuts in the public investment in our industry. "
The new members of the Equity Council are:
General List: Laura Bailey, Ian Barritt, Jo Cameron Brown, Anna Carteret, Stephanie Cole, Jonathan Coy, Nick Fletcher, Peggy-Ann Fraser, Graham Hamilton, Joseph Kloska, Belinda Lang, Pauline Moran, Frederick Pyne, Jean Rogers, Brodie Ross, John Webb and Samuel West.
Specialist seats: Laurence Bouvard (Audio Artists), Paul Mead (Choreographers), Tom Emlyn Williams (Chorus and Ensemble), Natasha Gerson (Dance), Mark Holden (Minority Ethnic Members), Bryn Evans (Opera), Dennis Ray (Singers), Adam Burns (Stage Management), Chris Webb (Stunt Performers), David Cockayne (Theatre Designers), Di Christian (Theatre Directors), Andy Medhurst (TiE and Young People’s Theatre), Annie Bright (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Dave Eager (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Mary Lane (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Brenda Marsh (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Tina May (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Rhubarb the Clown (Variety, Light Entertainment and Circus), Christine Bucci (Walk-ons) and Paul Kirby (Walk-ons).
National and Area seats: Peter Barnes (London Area), Sally Treble (Midlands Area), Yvonne Joseph (Northern Area), Louis Rolston (Northern Ireland), Isabella Jarrett (Scotland), Michael Branwell (South East Area ), Nicky Diprose (South West Area) and Julia Carson Sims (Wales).
The following members were elected to the Appeals Committee: Joan Blackham, Lynn Farleigh, Doreen Mantle, Graham Padden and Jeffry Wickham.
The following members were elected to the Standing Orders Committee: Sylvia Alexander-Vine, John Carnegie, Robert Mill, Graham Padden and Geremy Phillips.
The Council has re-elected Jean Rogers and David Cockayne as Vice-Presidents and Bryn Evans as Honorary Treasurer.
You can download the full election results from this website at: https://www.equity.org.uk/documents/election-results-2012/. See a complete list of the new Equity Council here: https://www.equity.org.uk/about-us/our-set-up/council/.
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