Staff and Board of Directors

Staff Members

 President and CEO  

 Denise Saunders Thompson

Denise Saunders Thompson

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Executive Committee and Board Members At-Large
2015-2017

Executive Committee Members

Joan Myers Brown

 

 

 

 



Joan Myers Brown

Honorary Chair
Founder/Artistic Director
Philadanco!, The Philadelphia Dance Company

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Yvonne Walker

Yvonne Walker
Board Chair
Managing Director
Baltimore Dance Tech

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Cleo Parker Robinson
Cleo Parker Robinson
Vice Chair
Founder/Artistic Director
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

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Ann Williams
Ann Williams
2nd Vice Chair
Founder/Artistic Director
Dallas Black Dance Theatre

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Vivine Scarlett
Vivine Scarlett
Secretary
Founder/Executive Director
dance Immersion

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Lula Washington
Lula Washington

Treasurer
Founder/Artistic Director
Lula Washington Dance Theatre

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Debbie Blunden-Diggs

Debbie Blunden-Diggs
Membership Chair
Artistic Director
Dayton Contemporary Dance
Company

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Board Members At-Large

 

Charles Augins
Charles Augins
Director
Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Dance Department

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Vikki Baltimore-Dale
Vikki Baltimore-Dale

Professor of Dance
University of Las Vegas, Nevada

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Carol Foster
Carol Foster

Founder/Artistic Director
DC Youth Ensemble

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Sandra Foster-King
Sandra Foster-King
Professor of Dance
University of California, San Diego

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Beverly Harper
Beverly Harper
Founder/President
Portfolio Associates, Inc.

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Malik RobinsonMalik Robinson
Executive Director
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

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Abdel Salaam
Abdel Salaam
Executive Artistic Director/ Choreographer
Forces of Nature Dance Theatre

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Linda Simmons
Linda Cleveland Simmons

Professor of Dance
Wayne State University

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 Katherine J. Smith
Katherine J. Smith
Performer and Dance Instructor
Duke Ellington School of the Arts

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 DoraRae Vactor
Dora Rae Vactor

Founder/Board Chair
Cleveland Dance Movement

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Tamica Washington-Miller
Tamica Washington-Miller
Associate Director
Lula Washington Dance Theatre

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2015-2017
Honorary Board Members

Carmen DeLavallade

Carmen de Lavallade
Dancer, Choreographer, Professor, Stage and Film Actress

Donald McKayle

Donald McKayle
Modern Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher, Director and Writer

Sherrill Berryman Johnson

Sherrill Berryman Johnson
Dancer, Choreographer, Professor
(1947 - 2010)