MISSION STATEMENT

MembershipFirst is an organization of SAG-AFTRA performers coming together to protect the rights and interests of every member, in every category of our union.


  • We strive to make our union what it was created to be: the most powerful and respected entertainment union in the world.

  • A union that is run democratically and with transparency.

  • We will negotiate the best contracts possible, hire the best staff, and be a powerhouse partner at the bargaining table.

  • A union that effectively responds to all of its members’ needs.

  • A union every member can be proud of and rely on to protect our livelihood.

  • MembershipFirst is about us, the Members of SAG-AFTRA.

  • That’s who we are…that’s who we’ve always been.

  • Only together can we achieve these goals.