National Leadership Council for Dance Members

2016 National Leadership Council for Dance


C. C. Conner, managing director emeritus, Houston Ballet, Houston, TX
Robert Dorf, consultant, New York, NY
Patti Eylar, co-director, Chicago Ballet Arts, Chicago, IL
Eve Farren Farber, Silver Spring, MD
Amy Fitterer, executive director, Dance/USA, Washington, DC
Strelizia Foundation, Dallas, TX
Nancy J. Kadel, MD, Bend, OR
Lucy Bowen McCauley, artistic director, Bowen McCauley Dance, Washington, DC
Glenn McCoy, executive director, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA 
Felicia A. Rosenfeld, executive director, Dance Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA
Heather Thorne, board of directors, Nashville Ballet, Nashville, TN
Yael Mandelstam and Ken Tabachnick, New York, NY 

as of 1/25/17


Founding Members


Dance/USA created the National Leadership Council for Dance in 2012 with support from the following individuals: 

D. David Brown, executive director, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle, WA
C. C. Conner, managing director emeritus, Houston Ballet, Houston, TX
Pamela Crutchfield, DanceWorks Chicago, Chicago, IL
Robert Dorf, New York, NY
Patti Eylar, Chicago Ballet Arts, Chicago, IL 
Harris N. Ferris, executive director, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA 
Amy Fitterer, executive director, Dance/USA, Washington, DC
Jay Franke and David Herro, Chicago, IL
Michael D. Ginsberg, Wright Ginsberg Brusilow, LLP, Dallas, TX 
Barry Hughson, executive director, The National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, Ontario 
Nancy Kadel, MD and Robert Ripley, MD, Seattle, WA
Glorya Kaufman, Los Angeles, CA
Paul King, co-founder, White Bird, Portland, OR 
Ruby P. Lockhart, former executive director, Garth Fagan Dance, Rochester, NY 
Sharon Gersten Luckman, former executive director, Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, New York, NY 
Glenn McCoy, executive director, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA
Linda Shelton, executive director, The Joyce Theater, New York, NY
Yael Mandelstam and Ken Tabachnick, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York, NY
Michael Uthoff, artistic and executive director, Dance St. Louis, St. Louis, MO