Skip to main content
HomeGovernance

To add a link to the left side, click in the white space below the existing links.Use the link builder in the toolbar to add a link. The page will automatically style the links. To edit colors, edit the html, and change #4c4c4c and #a12422 to the colors you want. Be careful removing existing links. Don't backspace too far, it'd be better if you edited the html.

NDEO Board of Directors

 

The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a membership driven organization. Members have a strong voice in its work and governance. NDEO's Board of Directors is a working board and requires expertise in specific roles that are integral to NDEO leadership, infrastructure, and long-term stability. The NDEO governance consists of a Policy Board of Directors and an Advisory Board of Directors. 

The Policy Board of Directors provides leadership and assumes responsibilities for establishing and implementing duties relevant to policy-making, financial matters, and legislative issues. The Policy Board consists of: the officers of President, Secretary, Treasurer, and either President Elect or Past President; 5 policy board members; and the Executive Director. All policy board members have voting rights. Each Policy Board member acts as a liaison to an Advisory Board position.

The Advisory Board of Directors provides leadership and assumes responsibilities in specific areas of expertise. Elected Advisory Directorships include: Awards; E-Communications; National Honor Society for Dance Arts; Research; Resources; Membership Engagement; State Affiliates; and 2 student liaisons (Undergraduate and Graduate). Appointed and Liaison Advisory Directorships include: Advocacy; Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment; Registry of Dance Educators (RDE); and the Editors of Journal of Dance Education and Dance Education in Practice. Each Advisory Board of Director works with a committee of volunteer members who assist in carrying out the duties of that position. Committee work provides additional opportunities to serve NDEO and the field while also providing training for future leaders. 

NDEO is for the members, by the members and of the members. Our members’ expertise and dedication invests in the future of dance education. 

Congratulations to our newly elected Board Members!


Tina Curran | Policy Board Member
Yoav Kaddar | Policy Board Member
Mary Fitzgerald | Advisory Director for Awards
Jessica Lewis | Advisory Director for Honor Society Engagement
Beth Wright Fath | Advisory Director for State Affiliates
Nitya Seshadri Vedantam | Graduate Student Representative
Kailey Schneider | Undergraduate Student Representative


NDEO thanks all members who participated in continuing to strengthen our board by offering nominations and voting in the 2018 board elections. These new board members will be joining the NDEO Board in October 2018 at the NDEO National Conference. To read more about them, click here.