Deborah Hicks, President
Department of Theatre & Dance
Troy University
Troy, Alabama

Michael Medcalf, Vice President
Dance Program Director
Alabama State University
Montgomery, Alabama

Pamela Merkel, Treasurer
Founder/Director, Alabama Dance Academy
Birmingham, Alabama

Shellie Chambers, Secretary
Sanspointe Dance Company
Fultondale, Alabama

Sarah Barry
University of Alabama
Department of Theatre and Dance
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Wes Chapman
Dance Department Chair
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Birmingham, Alabama

Angela Dussouy
Dance Educator, Davidson High School
Mobile, Alabama

Jordan Gulledge
Artistic Director
Halls of Ivey Dance | Centre for Performing Arts
Montgomery | Prattville, Alabama

David Herriott
Artistic Director, Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre
Huntsville, Alabama

Lawrence Jackson
University of Alabama
Department of Theatre and Dance
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Karen M. Kennedy
Managing Director/Development Director
Mobile Ballet
Mobile, Alabama

Matthew Kiel
Artistic Director
Florence Academy of Fine Arts Dance Company
Florence, Alabama

Diane Litsey
Executive Director
The Dance Foundation
Birmingham, Alabama

Jacqueline Crenshaw Lockhart
J. Lockhart Performing Arts Institute
Dance Educator, Ramsay High School
Birmingham, Alabama

Linze Rickles McRae
Director of Dance, Artistic Director
Downtown Dance Conservatory
Gadsden, Alabama

Meryane Murphy
Artistic Director
Andalusia Ballet
Andalusia, Alabama

Jamorris Rivers
Artistic Director
AROVA Contemporary Ballet
Birmingham, Alabama

Sheila Rubin
Founder/Artistic Director
Natyananda Dance Company
Birmingham, Alabama

Pia Sen
Founder/Artistic Director
Notinee Indian Dance
Birmingham, Alabama

Tracy Solomon
Executive Director
Southeast Alabama Dance Company
Dothan, Alabama

Winston Strickland
Artistic Director
M.A.D. Skillz Dance Company
Irondale, Alabama

Teri Weksler
Artistic Director
Southern Danceworks
Birmingham, Alabama

Elaine Willingham
Artistic Director
Cullman Ballet Company
Cullman, Alabama

Adrienne Wilson
Department of Theatre and Dance
Auburn University
Auburn University, Alabama

Stacy Young
Director
Variations Dance Studio
Auburn, Alabama

Ex Officio Members

Yvette Jones-Smedley
Performing Arts Program Manager
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Montgomery, Alabama

Rosemary Johnson
Executive Director
Alabama Dance Council
Birmingham, Alabama

Lisa Gibbs
Administrative Assistant
Alabama Dance Council
Birmingham, Alabama