Manny DeMello will be leaving his position at Local 399 effective as of Friday, May 15, 2015. Manny has an opportunity that he believes will be better for himself and his family.

Secretary-Treasurer Steve Dayan had this to say about Manny’s resignation. “I’m sad to lose Manny but I’m happy for him and his family. Manny has been an integral part of my team and everyone at Local 399 will miss him. I want to thank Manny for all of his hard work on behalf of our membership and wish him much success in his new endeavor.”

Manny DeMello – “I want to say thank you to Steve Dayan for giving me the opportunity of a lifetime to follow in his footsteps as the Organizer, a position I took great pride in representing the 399 membership, the best and only movie local in the country! I will always and forever be a part of Team Dayan. You have my continued loyalty and support!”

“I am stepping in as President of an iconic picture car company, Cinema Vehicle Services in North Hollywood. I will have big shoes to fill in replacing Ray Claridge.

A true Hollywood legend who has built some of the most famous cars in motion picture & Television history. I am looking forward to this new challenge in my life.”

On behalf of the staff of Local 399 we wish you all the best Manny!