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Eddie Raymond

Retired VP / Training Director
Eddie Raymond retired from being the Safety & Training Director of IATSE Local 16 in 2014. He is the Past President of the Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA), and a founding member of the IATSE Crafts Advancement Program committee. He is a member of the ETCP Council and was a Subject Matter Expert for the original ETCP Entertainment Rigging Exams. Eddie has acted as the Scene Shop Foreman/Technical Supervisor at the American Conservatory Theatre, and, among other activities, as Construction Coordinator at Industrial Light and Magic. For the last 10 years he had been an OSHA outreach instructor and has worked with the IATSE and others on developing safety guidelines for the industry.
He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and did post graduate work there in Education.