UPDATE: February 29, 2012
MINUTES OF THE FFF’s ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
The Annual Board Meeting of the TV Writers Fund for the Future was held on December 15, 2011 in Los Angeles. CLICK HERE to review minutes of the meeting.
ANNOUNCEMENT: December 1, 2011
Annual Meeting of the Board of the TV Writers Fund for the Future
December 15, 2011
6:00 - 8:30 PM
At the Residence Inn by Marriott Beverly Hills
1177 South Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90035
Open to all Fund for the Future beneficiaries!
UPDATE: November 15, 2011
The FFF Board of Governors held a meeting on October 26, 2011 to discuss finalization of the FFF Bylaws, the Social Welfare Loan Fund, and the organization’s search for an Executive Director.
To review the minutes of the meeting, CLICK HERE.
To review the finalized FFF bylaws, CLICK HERE.
UPDATE: August 30, 2011
The FFF bylaws have been approved by the Board of Governors for posting on this website for comment by FFF beneficiaries, in accordance with the Court’s Implementation Order No. 1.
To view the FFF bylaws draft, CLICK HERE.
To view Implementation Order No. 1, CLICK HERE to return to the home page.
Pursuant to that order, all FFF Beneficiaries – that is, claimants in the TV Writers Settlement II who did NOT opt out of participation in the FFF – are entitled to comment on these bylaws before they become final. All comments received within 30 days of this posting (on or before Friday, September 30, 2011) will be considered by the Board, Counsel, and Trustees of the FFF before the bylaws are finalized. Changes may be made to respond to comments or recommendations received from Beneficiaries.
Comments may be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com
or via postal mail to
TV Writers Fund for the Future
Sprenger Lang Foundation Building
1614 20th Street NW
Washington DC 20009-1001
The meeting at which the bylaws were preliminarily approved by the Board for posting took place on August 10, 2011. Minutes of the meeting are available by CLICKING HERE.
The first organizational meeting of the FFF Board took place on May 18, 2011. Minutes of the meeting are available by CLICKING HERE.
UPDATE: June 24, 2011
The first Board of the FFF has been selected from among nominations received by the QSF II Trustees. The following members of the settlement class of TV Writers are now members of the Board: Patricia D. Benke, John D. F. Black, Skye Dent, Art Eisenson, Ron Friedman, Allan Leicht, Ron Lux, Larry Mintz, and Brendan N. Ward.
Craig Ackerman has been selected and confirmed by the Board as the FFF’s General Counsel.
To review the bios of Board members, CLICK HERE.
To review bios of the General Counsel, CLICK HERE.
An initial organizational meeting of the Board was held on May 18, 2011. Minutes will be posted (as required by the Settlement Agreement and Implementation Order No. 1) after they are approved by the Board.
In July, a draft of the proposed bylaws is expected to be posted for comment. In accordance with Implementation order No. 1 issued by the court, settlement class members will have 60 days to submit comments on the draft.
To view Implementation Order No. 1, CLICK HERE.
The Board plans to activate the emergency loan fund with the greatest possible expediency and hold an inaugural get-together in the fall for interested class members.
Please note that only settlement class members in the TV Writers Cases who did not waive participation in the FFF are eligible to participate in FFF events and services, seek benefits from the FFF or serve on its Board.
To find out about the FFF itself, CLICK HERE.