FSC Elections Open for 2013-14 Board of Directors

CANOGA PARK, Calif.—The Free Speech Coalition sent ballots to members for election of its 2013-2014 Board of Directors on Thursday, December 27. 

Ballots were sent electronically to current FSC members who had joined by December 11, at the close of nominations and the record date set by the FSC Board of Directors. The ballots were sent via e-mail survey through Zoomerang-Survey Monkey. In addition, FSC posted the bios of Board candidates on its blog.

Incumbents up for re-election include Board Chair and adult industry attorney Jeffrey Douglas, Board President and owner of AAA News Sid Grief, Board Secretary and Senior Editor for AVN Mark Kernes, Board Treasurer and Sales Manager for Pipedream Products Lynn Swanson, Founder and CEO of Kink.com Peter Acworth, Sales and Marketing Director for Maia Toys Mara Epstein, Founder and President of XBIZ Alec Helmy, President of Good Vibrations Joel Kaminsky, and adult industry attorney Reed Lee.

Non-incumbents running for the Board include: VP Production & Licensing for Vivid Entertainment Marci Hirsch, adult industry performer Amber Lynn, Vice President for Girlfriends Films Moose, Co-owner of Porn Guardian Peter Phinney, and adult producer, director and photographer Mo Reese.

FSC members may vote for nine seats available in this year’s election, from the field of 14 candidates.

"If you are a Free Speech Coalition Member as of December 11, 2012 and you haven’t received a ballot, call our office today at 818-348-9373, or email me here," said Diane Duke, Free Speech Coalition CEO. "It is important to make sure we have current information to allow all of our members to participate in the election process."

Elections close Thursday, January 10, at midnight.

The Free Speech Coalition is the national trade organization to the adult entertainment industry.  Its mission is to lead protect and support the growth and wellbeing of the adult entertainment industry.