The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has announced the election of its new officers, which includes four women and the organization's first African-American officer. The new president is David Bondelevitch, the first music editor to be elected president of the organization. He is also a lecturer at the USC School of Cinema-Television and a member of the Cinema Audio Society.
After nine years as a board member, Bobbi Banks has been elected VP, and Devon Curry has been elected treasurer. Re-elected members include Lisa Ramirez, secretary; and Solange Schwalbe, sergeant-at-arms.
Newly elected to two-year terms on the board of directors are Midge Costin, Scott Haler, Glenn T. Morgan, Frank Morrone and Michael Ryan. Re-elected were Jim Corbett, Suhail Kafity, Mark Lanza, Maciek Malish, F. Hudson Miller, Todd Niesen, Marc Perlman and Chris Reeves. They join existing members Fred Burke, Gary Friedman, Elliott Koretz, Cliff Latimer, Maggie Ostroff, Albert Lord III, Steven Saltzman, Maurice Schell, Robert Sephton and Robert Ulrich.
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