National Leadership Council for Dance Members

2018 National Leadership Council for Dance


Greg Cameron, executive director, Joffrey Ballet, Chicago, IL
Kim Ondreck Carim, chief operating and financial officer, Oakland Museum of California, Alameda, CA 
Jennifer Cheng, president, Cheng Family Foundation and executive director, DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion, Los Angeles, CA
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
Nancy J. Kadel, MD, Bend, OR
Jean E. May, Houston, TX
Lucy Bowen McCauley, artistic director and choreographer, Bowen McCauley Dance, Arlington, VA
Glenn McCoy,
executive director, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA 
Felicia A. Rosenfeld, executive director, Dance Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA
Catharine Soros, president, Center Dance Arts, Los Angeles, CA 
Heather Thorne, board of directors, Nashville Ballet, Nashville, TN

as of 6/19/2018


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