Entertainment Community Fund Announces Annette Bening as New Chair

6/15/2023 10:59am


The Board of Trustees of the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), have voted Annette Bening as the new Chair of the Board. The Fund is a national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment. The Board of the Entertainment Community Fund establishes policies for administering the programs and services of the organization, which has served the community since 1882. Bening joined the Board in 2010 and was appointed Vice Chair in 2016. She now steps into her new role as Chair of the Board, succeeding Brian Stokes Mitchell, who held the position of Chair since 2004. Mitchell will continue to serve the Fund as a Trustee and Chair of the newly-formed Leadership Council, a group of performing arts and entertainment community leaders comprised of former Trustees, Entertainment Community Fund Medal of Honor laureates and volunteer representatives who help to advance the organization's work in communities across the country. For a full listing of the board, councils and committees of the Entertainment Community Fund, visit entertainmentcommunity.org/leadership. Press contact: DKC/O&M (212/695-7400)...