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D. Joseph Hartnett Appointed Assistant Director of the Stagecraft Department

D. Joseph Hartnett was appointed as the Assistant Director to the Stagecraft Department. Joe has been an International Representative in the Stagecraft and formerly, the Organizing Department, since 2009.

Joe was a longtime Master Electrician at the Pittsburgh Public Theater and a union steward from 1999 through 2006.

He is a former Business Agent and current member of Local 3 Stagehands in Pittsburgh, and President and member of Local 862, Treasurers and Ticket Sellers in Pittsburgh. He served as Business Agent for Local 3 from 2006-2009. He is also a Chair of the IATSE Young Workers Committee.

International President Loeb observed, “Throughout his career Joe Hartnett has demonstrated a passionate commitment to labor advocacy. We expect him to make a major contribution to the effectiveness of the Stagecraft Department.”

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees