CHANGE THE NAME OF THE UNION*
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE PREAMBLE AND ARTICLE 1
Stage Managers’ Equity Association is a national labor union, founded for the purpose of negotiating strong agreements that protect the wages, hours and working conditions of its members; enforcing those agreements; organizing new work opportunities for professional stage managers and actors and pursuing appropriate legislation on matters affecting their profession. Stage Managers’ Equity Association values diversity and inclusion, and is aggressive and responsive in seeking equity for all its members. Furthermore, Stage Managers’ Equity Association seeks to lead the industry as a voice for the values it has adopted.
The name of this Association shall be Stage Managers’ Equity Association. It is and shall be a voluntary Association, under the laws of the state of New York, consisting of seven or more persons and having a President and Secretary/Treasurer. Its seal shall bear the name of the Association and the date of organization. It shall endure until dissolved by action of its National Council and its members, as hereinafter provided.