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Frank Lazarto

Television Business Manager

212-333-2500 ext 129

Flazarto@iatse-local1.org

Frank Lazarto has been happily married to his wife, Alicia for 23 years and together have two boys, Blaise and Bryce. As Business Manager, Frank is honored to serve the great membership of Local One. Frank has worked throughout the Local One jurisdiction for over 30 years. He has labored at numerous venues including various television studios, special events, and live theatre.

 
Education
Frank earned a Bachelor’s Degree, in Finance, from Baruch College in 1992. He is also a graduate of the I.A.T.S.E. Officer Institute 1.0, Secretary-Treasurer 2.0, Organizing 2.0, and Trustee Training Certification. Frank holds multiple Cornell University ILR Certificates in Labor Leadership, Contract Negotiation, Costing Out Contracts, Advanced Collective Bargaining, Communication and Stewardship. He is also a graduate of the Long Island Federation Of Labor Leadership Program

 
Service to Local One
 In 2022, Frank was elected to the position of Business Manager, following his successful elections in 2019 to Chairman of Trustees and 2016 to Trustee. Frank was appointed to the Local One Benefits Committee in 2008 and Budget Committee in 2010 and is an active PAC Committee Member. Frank has served on multiple Television, Theatre and Arena Contract Negotiations, as well as inaugural contracts at Local One organized venues. His past service also includes arbitration and grievance proceedings, as well as Shop Steward at CBS Studio 43, ABC TV23, and ABC TV17. Frank was elected Delegate to the 67th, 68th, and 69th I.A.T.S.E. Quadrennial Conventions.

Associations and Honors
 
Frank is a Local One Delegate to the New York City Central Labor Council and the Long Island Federation of Labor. In 2013, at Lehman College, Frank represented Local One as a guest speaker for the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting.
 

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