John Lindley Will Not Seet Reelection As President Of Cinematographers Guild – Deadline


After one time period, John Lindley says he won’t search reelection as president of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600. He made his choice public right now within the guild’s publication. His choice to not run comes prematurely of the guild’s upcoming elections. Lindley grew to become president in March 2020, and can stay in workplace for one more six months.

“At last weekend’s National Executive Board meeting, I announced that I will not seek a second term as National President,” he wrote. “It has been my privilege to work for the membership and with my fellow elected leaders {and professional} workers. I consider that the union is strongest when working members take part, and I’m assured that the subsequent technology of leaders is able to step up. Leadership consists of planning for the longer term and inspiring new voices to talk up. The work is demanding and the dedication is critical, however the alternative to form the way forward for our business and our native is significant for these keen to place within the time and vitality whereas additionally pursuing their careers.

“I will use the last six months of my tenure to advance the Local initiatives that remain most important to me: Safety, including safety officers on all sets, Mentorship, Rides and Rooms and a Legislative program that is directly linked to the health and safety of our members. I also plan to continue the dialogue with members on all sides of complex issues about how we can encourage fact-based discourse, engage in direct conversations, and then, once choices are made, move forward in unity and recognize and celebrate our progress. With the right group of elected leaders, our Local is ready to take the next steps forward to continued success. With the knowledge that although the work is never done, the last two years have proven that our strength is matched by our will and our tenacity, and we will prevail in our fight for fair wages, safer working conditions, better health and a dignified retirement for all our members.”

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