HONORARY MEMBERS


ANN-MARIE JOHNSON & GRETCHEN KOERNER

Ann-Marie Johnson and Gretchen Koerner were both instrumental in helping to word the SAG Rules carefully and correctly regarding men doubling women. Gretchen and Ann-Marie were advocates for stunt performer’s equality, and never hesitated to speak up for all stuntmen and stuntwomen at SAG. Gretchen also served on the SAG Board as the Stunt and Safety Chairman making sure that the stuntmen and women were taken care of.

JADE DAVID

Jade David is a charter member of the United Stuntwomen’s Association. It was her ideas about stuntwomen’s equality, hard work, and set etiquette that helped shape the Bylaws for USA. Jadie also helped pave the way for Ann-Marie Johnson and Gretchen Koerner to have SAG add the rule about men doubling women.

RITA EGLESTON

Rita Egleston is a charter member of the United Stuntwomen’s Association. She helped to write the Bylaws as well as held Office as Treasurer for many years in USA.

JEFF DASHNAW

Jeff Dashnaw has always stood up for stuntwomen’s rights, and has been a continuous supporter of the United Stuntwomen’s Association. His wife (Tracy Dashnaw) is a cherished and valued member of USA. Jeff is a fan of promoting and supporting USA as well as Brand X, and made sure that USA’s logo was the only stuntwomen’s group on Zoe Bell’s jacket in Quentin Tarantino’s, Deathproof.

QUENTIN TARANTINO

Quentin Tarantino is a longtime supporter of stuntwomen and USA. He has created timeless action movies that kept a lot of our members working throughout the years. Quentin never hesitates to speak up for stuntwomen, and takes his stunt professionals safety very seriously. Quentin had final approval of Zoe Bell’s stunt jacket in Deathproof after Dashnaw had the patches put on.

TANYA SANDOVAL RUSSEL

Tanya Russel Sandoval is the founder of the United Stuntwomen’s Association. It was her insight and sense of community that helped to form such a strong bond for all of the Charter Members of USA thus helping the girls to strengthen and grow as the group matured.

AMANDA HOLDEN

Amanda Holden is a British actress and presenter. While shooting her British Documentary Series entitled “Fantasy Lives” Amanda interviewed and trained with several USA members. She proved to be a woman with quality character and amazing athleticism; Martial Arts Fighting, Fire Gags, Driving, High Falls, Trampoline, Horse work; Amanda could do and WOULD do it all. She was very gracious and interested in the lives of stuntwomen; wanting to show the true nature of the business as well as showcase the talent of the ladies of USA.

LANE LEAVITT

Lane Leavitt has been an avid supporter and teacher of stuntwomen for years. Lane will always lend a hand to the ladies of USA, and thoroughly enjoys teaching and training the girls at his Stunt Lab. Lane has always respected stuntwomen, and would have no problem standing up for any stunt girl.

BOB YERKES

Bob Yerkes has supported USA and our members since we first started. In fact for 50 years Bob has been teaching, training, supporting, and often times housing stuntmen and women at his home and training facility. Bob is a big hearted, talented person who only wants to see all of the stuntmen and women he meets meet their full potential as stunt performers, and to do it with a smile on their faces.

GENE LeBELL

Gene LeBell is the toughest man alive who also happens to have the biggest heart as well. Gene has been an avid supporter of USA since the beginning as well as close friends with many of our members before USA started. He has always gone above and beyond to make sure that every stuntperson, young and old, he meets gets the correct training as well anything else they may need. Gene wares his heart on his sleeve, and will speak up for all stuntwomen as well as any stunt professional.

LOCATION

UNITED STUNTWOMEN’S ASSOCIATION
26893 BOUQUET CYN RD.
SUITE C, BOX #218
SAUGUS, CA 91350

CONTACT

UNITED STUNTWOMEN’S ASSOCIATION OFFICE: 818-508-4651
MISSY’S: 818-774-3889 USASTUNTS@USASTUNTS.COM

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