Executive Director, Motion Picture Editors Guild

Cathy Repola

Cathy Repola, has served as the National Executive Director of the Motion Picture Editors Guild since 2016, when the Board of Directors unanimously appointed her to the post. She had previously served as the Guild’s Assistant Executive Director and then Western Executive Director for a combined 24 years. From 2015-18, she was appointed chairwoman of the first-ever IATSE Women’s Committee. Repola received the IA President’s award for Outstanding Woman Leader in 2017. She has served on the Board of FilmLA since 2015 and currently serves as chair of the Community Relations Committee. She was selected to participate in the #TimesUp women’s production group committee. She is also a longtime advocate, fundraiser and volunteer for the Motion Picture Television Fund.

*IATSE is the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees representing over 140,000 workers in the entertainment industry in the United State and Canada.