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DGA Elects First African American President: TV Director Paris Barclay

by Anne Thompson
June 22, 2013 10:30 PM
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Complete List of 2013-2015 DGA Officers and National Board Members is below:


Paris Barclay

National Vice-President

Vincent Misiano


Michael Apted

Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

Scott Berger

First Vice-President

Betty Thomas

Second Vice-President

Gary Donatelli

Third Vice-President

Thomas Schlamme

Fourth Vice-President

Jace Alexander

Fifth Vice-President

Jon Favreau

Sixth Vice-President

John LiBretto

Board Members

Lesli Linka Glatter

Taylor Hackford

Brooke Kennedy

Cleve Landsberg

Mimi Leder

Don Mischer

Donald Petrie

Scott L. Rindenow

Liz Ryan

Steven Spielberg

Mary Rae Thewlis

Alternate Board Members

Jon Avnet

Laura Belsey

Karen Gaviola

Todd Holland

Randal Kleiser

Michael Mann

Jonathan Mostow

Matthew Penn

Rosemary Rodriguez

Millicent Shelton

Jesus Trevino

Michael Zinberg

Associate Board Members

Alan Curtiss

Duncan Henderson

Dennis W. Mazzocco

Kathleen McGill

Barbara Roche

Second Alternates

Lee Blaine

Timothy G. Engle

Julie Gelfand

Louis J. Guerra

Jennie O'Keefe

Bill Miller

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  • Anne Thompson | June 22, 2013 11:32 PMReply

    I wasn't sure about that, are you positive?

  • Alonso Duralde | June 23, 2013 4:58 PM

    Definitely -- he was a columnist for The Advocate for several years during my tenure there, and he's been actively involved with Outfest. THR's reportage also identifies him as openly gay. Cheers!

  • Alonso Duralde | June 22, 2013 10:56 PMReply

    It's worth noting that he's also the first openly gay DGA president.

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