The Albany Musicians’ Association, Inc. (Local 14 of the American Federation of Musicians) is an organization of professional musicians formed to promote and ensure professional performance opportunities for members in the various forms. The Association establishes standards of working conditions, compensation, benefits and services for members in an environment of cooperation and fairness. Local 14 was chartered on December 14, 1896.
Local 14 Officers 2012-13:
John Van Voris, Vice-President and Business Agent
Patricia J. Melita, Secretary-Treasurer
Diane Geddes, Recording Secretary
Linda Ellen Brown, Executive Committee
Ryan Cioffi, Executive Committee
Steve Lambert, Executive Committee
Quency Rene, Executive Committee
Peter White, Executive Committee
Local 14 Jurisdiction:
All of Albany and Rensselaer Counties except those portions which are in the jurisdiction of Local 85 -133, Schenectady; also Durham, Greenville, New Baltimore and Coxsackie in Green County; all of Columbia County except New Lebanon and Canaan (which are in the jurisdiction of Local 171, Springfield, MA).