Board of Trustees


Michelle Ramos, Board Chair – Alternate Roots
Malik Robinson, Board Chair Elect – Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Doug Singleton, Board Past Chair – Charlotte Ballet  
Arthur Espinoza, Jr., Vice Chair – Tempo Arts Management
Kim Ondreck Carim, Treasurer– Oakland Museum of California
Jerron Herman, Secretary – Heidi Latsky Dance
Amy Fitterer, Executive Director – Dance/USA 


Greg Cameron – The Joffrey Ballet
Sue Porter – BalletMet
Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez – TU Dance
Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour – San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

Marlana Doyle – METdance
Victoria Morgan – Cincinnati Ballet

Jim Leija – UMS 

Jane D'Angelo – OhioDance

Kristopher McDowell – KMP Artists along with Bernard Schmidt of Bernard Schmidt Productions as Co-Chair


Holly Bass – Holly Bass|360 (Washington, DC)
Kathy Brown – New York City Ballet (New York, NY)
Greg Cameron – The Joffrey Ballet (Chicago, IL)
Kim Ondreck Carim – Oakland Museum of California (Oakland, CA)
Jane D'Angelo – OhioDance (Columbus, OH)
Thaddeus Davis – Wideman/Davis Dance & University of SC – Columbia (Columbia, SC & Chicago, IL)
Thomas DeFrantz – SLIPPAGE (Durham, NC)
Marlana Doyle – METdance (Houston, TX)
Arthur Espinoza, Jr. – Tempo Arts Management (Washington, DC)
Shane Fernando – Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College & Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts (Wilmington, NC)
Amy Fitterer – Dance/USA (Washington, DC)
Pamela Green – PMG Arts Management (Durham, NC)
Genie Guerard – UCLA Library Special Collections & Dance Heritage Coalition (Los Angeles, CA)
Jerron Herman – Heidi Latsky Dance (New York, NY)
Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández – Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández & Mexico en Movimiento & Ballet de México de Amalia V.B. Hernández USA (Mexico)
Anne Huang – World Arts West (San Francisco, CA)
Antoine Hunter – Urban Jazz Dance Company & Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival (San Francisco, CA)
Rosemary Johnson – Alabama Dance Council (Birmingham, AL)
Roger A. Kluge – DeWitt Stern (New York, NY)
Jim Leija – UMS (Ann Arbor, MI)
Stanford Makishi – New York City Center (New York, NY)
Kristopher McDowell – KMP Artists (Austin, TX)
Victoria Morgan – Cincinnati Ballet (Cincinnati, OH)
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko – poet│curator│performance artist (Brooklyn, NY)
Sue Porter – BalletMet (Columbus, OH)
Michelle Ramos – Alternate Roots (New Orleans, LA)
Malik Robinson – Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (Denver, CO)
Cookie Ruiz – Ballet Austin (Austin, TX)
Denise Saunders Thompson – The International Association of Blacks in Dance (Washington, DC)
Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez – TU Dance (Saint Paul, MN)
Celine Schein Das – Chitresh Das Institute (San Francisco, CA)
Iquail Shaheed – DANCE IQUAIL (Philadelphia, PA)
Linda Shelton – The Joyce (New York, NY)
David Shimotakahara – GroundWorks DanceTheater (Cleveland, OH)
Rosy Simas – Rosy Simas Danse (Minneapolis, MN)
Doug Singleton – Charlotte Ballet (Charlotte, NC)
Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour – San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (San Diego, CA)
Mary Verdi-Fletcher – Dancing Wheels Company & School (Cleveland, OH)
Ellen Walker – Pacific Northwest Ballet (Seattle, WA)
Pamela Young – DANCECleveland (Cleveland, OH)

Updated as of July 1, 2018.

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