Equity Appoints New Assistant Executive Director

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Actors' Equity Association has named longtime employee Christine Provost its new Central Regional director/assistant executive director. She will assume the post Jan. 1, 2012, replacing Kathryn V. Lamkey, who is retiring. Provost will supervise a staff of 20 and oversee administration of all Central Region contracts.

"I am very excited to assume the role of Central Regional director/assistant executive director," Provost said in a written statement. "This is an exciting time in our union's history, and I look forward to being part of the leadership as Equity moves towards its 100th anniversary and beyond."

Provost has been an Equity senior business representative since 2000. She joined the union's staff in 1996 as a business representative.