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General Membership Meeting: Oct. 26, 2020

On the Agenda (subject to change):

– Presentation of 50 year pins
– Officer Reports
– Old and New Business (Update on Live TV negotiations)

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the California Governor’s Office prohibiting group gatherings during the COVID-19 crisis, we will be holding our next General Membership Meeting on Oct. 26, 2020, electronically via Zoom.

This meeting is open to all Local 47 members in good standing. Registration is required. Once your membership is verified, you will receive an email link with the virtual access code.

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Next General Membership Meeting: July 27, 2020

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the California Governor’s Office prohibiting group gatherings during the COVID-19 crisis, we will be holding our next General Membership Meeting on July 27, 2020, electronically via Zoom.

This meeting is open to all Local 47 members in good standing. Registration is required. Once your membership is verified, you will receive an email link with the  virtual access code. Register at afm47.org/gmm.

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On the agenda (subject to change):

• Officer Reports
• Phase 2 Feasibility Report
• Old and New Business

Open to all members in good standing.

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General Membership Meeting: April 27, 2020

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the California Governor’s Office prohibiting group gatherings during the COVID-19 crisis, we will be holding our next General Membership Meeting on April 27, 2020, electronically via Zoom. Open to all members in good standing.  

All Local 47 members will be receiving an email alert inviting you to register for the meeting. Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a unique link and information about joining the Zoom Membership Meeting. (If you are a member who did not receive an email, send a message to: press@afm47.org

On the Agenda (subject to change):
– Nominations for Election Board and Salary Review Board*
– Officer Reports
– Old and New Business

* Nominations will be open for the Election Board and the Salary Review board during the meeting. Per the decision of the Local 47 Election Board, nominations will be accepted at the meeting, and should more candidates than positions available be nominated, an electronic election will be held via Election Buddy.

UPDATE: A special election to fill a vacancy for Trustee on the Executive Board, currently held temporarily by Lydia Reinebach as appointed by the Board, will take place at our July 27 General Membership Meeting.

General Membership Meeting & Musicians’ Club Annual Meeting: Jan. 27, 2020

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Open to all members in good standing. Food & refreshments will be served.

On the Agenda (subject to change):
* Presentation of 50-Year Pins
* Presentation by the LA County Federation of Labor
* Officer Reports
* Old and New Business

MEMBERS: Please join us for our next General Membership Meeting on Monday, Jan. 27. President John Acosta will provide an update on AB5, and we will hear a special presentation by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor about the special report on Amazon released by Economic RoundTable. Called “Too Big to Govern: Public Balance Sheet for the World’s Largest Company,” the report’s findings show the significant negative impact Amazon has on working people and our communities.


Annual Meeting of the Musicians’ Club of Los Angeles
Immediately following Membership Meeting

All members of AFM Local 47 are members of the Musicians’ Club of L.A. Nine (9) members are needed to constitute a quorum for regular or special meetings of the Musicians’ Club of Los Angeles. Club Bylaws may be viewed in the members section at afm47.org.

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General Membership Meeting: Oct. 28, 2019

On the Agenda (subject to change):
* Presentation of 50-Year Pins
* Officer Reports
* Wage Scale Committee Update
* Old and New Business

Open to all members in good standing.
Please review meeting policies here.

At our next membership meeting on Oct. 28, the Wage Scale Committee invites members to address any questions, concerns, corrections, suggestions, etc. relating to our Live Performance and Live Music Prep wage scales as we prepare updates for 2020. If you are unable to attend the meeting but wish to share your comments with the Wage Scale Committee, please email gary.lasley@afm47.org. Continue reading

General Membership Meeting: July 22, 2019

Members: please join us for our Summer Membership Meeting on Monday night. Arrive early for BBQ and a movie!

6:30 p.m. – BURNT TO A CRISP food truck
(First 20 members to arrive get a FREE food voucher!)

7 p.m. – MPTF Film Screening: “MusicianFest: Never Too Old” (10 min.)

7:30 p.m. – Meeting


On the Agenda (subject to change):
* Presentation of 50-Year Pins 
* Special Election to Fill Vacancy on Executive Board
* Investments Update from Alon Haim, Merrill Lynch
* Officer Reports
* Old and New Business

Open to all members in good standing.

Join us at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy delicious BBQ from the BURNT TO A CRISP TEXAS SMOKEHOUSE food truck. We’ll have complimentary vouchers for the first 20 members to arrive!

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SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL VACANCY ON EXECUTIVE BOARD

During the meeting there will be a special election to fill a vacancy on the Executive Board, currently held temporarily by P. Blake Cooper as appointed by the Board. For information on Vacancies and Special Elections, please refer to Articles IX and X of the AFM Local 47 Bylaws, available in the members section of our website or upon request from the Secretary/Treasurer’s Office.


At 7 p.m. we will present a special 10-minute screening of the new documentary MusicianFest: Never Too Old. Created by the Music Industries’ Music Performance Trust Fund, the film highlights the power of music to bring joy, purpose, connectivity, and healing to all people. It explores the paths that led the professional AFM musicians featured in the film, many who are seniors themselves, to perform for older audiences in New York City, New Orleans and Long Beach, California. Continue reading

Next General Membership Meeting: April 22, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:30pm
@ AFM Local 47 – Rehearsal Room 7
3220 Winona Ave. Burbank CA 91504

On the Agenda (subject to change):
* Presentation of 50-Year Pins 
* Jay Cohen Plaque Presentation
* Officer Reports
* New Media Campaign Update
* Old and New Business

Open to all members in good standing.
Pizza & light refreshments will be served.

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October General Membership Meeting w/ Siddhartha Khosla

At our Fall 2018 General Membership Meeting we are excited to welcome composer Siddhartha Khosla as our special guest speaker. He will talk about the process and showcase some of his works from hit TV series “This Is Us” (NBC) and Marvel’s “Runaways” (Hulu). Don’t miss it!

Open to all members in good standing.

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General Membership Meeting: July 23, 2018

At our next General Membership Meeting we are excited to kick off our new Guest Speaker Series. Please join us for a presentation by SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local President Jane Austin, who will speak about the union’s recent video game campaign win, and share ideas and thoughts regarding organizing and motivating members. Don’t miss it!

On the agenda (subject to change):

  • Special Guest Speaker Jane Austin, President, SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles
  • Presentation of 50-Year Pins
  • Resolution to Amend the Bylaws
    (Resolution published in the Summer 2018 issue of Overture Magazine, also
    available in our pdf Overture archive in the members section at afm47.org)
  • Officer Reports
  • Old and New Business

Location: AFM Local 47 Room 7
3220 Winona Ave. Burbank CA 91504

Open to all members in good standing.
Food & refreshments will be served.