Contact Local 802


Physical address: 322 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036

Office hours for in-person visits:

RECORDING CHECKS WINDOW: Click here for hours

CLUB ROOM AND ROOM B: Click here to book a rehearsal

The rest of the building is currently closed to the public, but will be re-opening soon. Watch this space for details.

Phone: (212) 245-4802

General e-mail address: membership@local802afm.org


Full-time officers (click each name to send an e-mail):

Tino Gagliardi, President and Executive Director (212-245-4802, ext. 100)

Karen Fisher, Financial Vice President (212-245-4802, ext. 105)

Harvey Mars, Recording Vice President (212-245-4802, ext. 110)


Local 802 Executive Board, Trial Board and all elected positions


Members of the press and elected officials should contact the COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT


Union representatives:

  • Theresa Couture, Principal Business Representative (including all theatre and Radio City Music Hall)
  • Marisa Friedman, Senior Business Representative (including recording, electronic media, MPTF, and certain other contracts)
  • Pete Voccola, Business Representative (including Long Island engagements, club dates and single engagements, and certain other contracts)
  • Todd Weeks, Principal Business Representative (including jazz, club dates, single engagements, teaching, and certain other contracts)

  • CHECKS: (212) 245-4802, ext. 3
  • COMMUNICATIONS (including press inquiries and Allegro): (646)-765-9663
  • CONTRACTS (general mailbox for all Local 802 contracts, including electronic media, recording, music prep and field services): (212) 245-4802, ext. 7
  • HEALTH BENEFITS: (212) 245-4802, ext. 4
  • LOCAL 802 HOTLINE: (212) 245-4802, ext. 6
  • MEMBERSHIP: (212) 245-4802, ext. 2
  • MUSIC PREP: (212) 245-4802, ext. 119
  • RECORDING: (212) 245-4802, ext. 163 or ext. 165 or ext. 221

Full list of staff (in alphabetical order):

(You can always contact Local 802 at 212-245-4802 or membership@local802afm.org)

  • Michael Bauer (Health Fund Staff), (212) 245-4802, ext. 4
  • Alex Blake (Data Entry Specialist-Recording)
  • Cathy Calabrese (Paycheck Processing Specialist)
  • Rachel Chu (Paycheck Processing Specialist)
  • Theresa Couture (Principal Business Rep), (212) 245-4802, ext. 115
  • Jennifer Cronin (Data Administrator)
  • Maureen Cupid-Pierre (Executive Assistant to the Recording Vice President), (212) 245-4802, ext. 111
  • Steve Danenberg (Music Prep Consultant), (212) 245-4802, ext. 119
  • Robin Donach (Executive Assistant to the President / Operations Coordinator), (212) 245-4802, ext. 101
  • Daniel Dunford (Payrolls Auditor-Recording)
  • Mikael Elsila (Interim Chief of Staff / Communications Director / Political Director / Allegro Editor / Advertising Manager), (646) 765-9663
  • Alla Emelianova (Controller)
  • Amoh Essandoh (Assistant Building Manager)
  • Laura Fowler (Building Manager)
  • Marisa Friedman (Senior Business Representative / MPTF Administrator), (212) 245-4802, ext. 130
  • Donna Gancarz (Health Fund Staff), (212) 245-4802, ext. 4
  • Ronnie Gent (Legit 802), (212) 245-4802, ext. 175
  • Antonio Leo (I.T. Director), (212) 245-4802, ext. 132
  • Major Little (Building Assistant)
  • Gloria McCormick (Health Fund Administrator), (212) 245-4802, ext. 4
  • Marcus Medina (Payrolls Auditor-Theatre)
  • Lisa Mejia (Personnel Administrator)
  • Cassandra Palacio (Theatre Payroll Auditor Assistant)
  • James Park (Data Management Specialist)
  • Victoria Perez (Member Relations Specialist), (212) 245-4802, ext. 2
  • Tatiana Portsova (Administrative Data Specialist)
  • Denise Rodriques (Data Entry Specialist)
  • Paul Rusk (Systems Administrator / Desktop Support Technician)
  • Renee Russell (Health Fund Staff), (212) 245-4802, ext. 4
  • Debbie Shew (Data Entry Specialist)
  • Steve Singer (Paycheck Processing Specialist)
  • Chris Sporer (Payrolls Auditor-Single Engagement)
  • David Taylor (Payroll Manager / Accounts Payable Specialist / Membership Supervisor)
  • Chelsea Vargas (Executive Assistant to the Financial Vice President), (212) 245-4802, ext. 105
  • Peter Voccola (Business Representative ), (212) 245-4802, ext. 146
  • Todd Weeks (Principal Business Representative), (212) 245-4802, ext. 185
  • Harold Weg (Payrolls Auditor-Single Engagement)
  • Jodi Ann Wozowick (Health Fund Staff), (212) 245-4802, ext. 4