James Atkinson Jr., President
Associate Professor of Dance
Alabama State University
Montgomery, Alabama

Adrienne Wilson, Vice President
Associate Professor of Dance
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama

Christina Hicks, Treasurer
Executive and Artistic Director
Alabama Dance Works
Dothan, Alabama

Tyra Jackson Ike-Asogwa, Secretary
Founder/Co-Artistic Director
INNERGY
Mobile, Alabama

James L. Boyd III
Department of Theatre and Dance
Troy University
Troy, Alabama

Angela Dussouy
Dance Educator
Davidson High School
Mobile, Alabama

Katia Garza
Artistic Director
Mobile Ballet
Mobile, Alabama

Srikanth Karra
Chief Information Officer
Jefferson County Commission
Birmingham, Alabama

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

Laquangela Littleton
Founder/Director
Symphony Q Academy of Dance
Montgomery, Alabama

Cheryl Kaye Marshall
Founder/Director
Alabama Rhythm Tap
Birmingham, Alabama

Azalea McRae
Instructor/Social Media Manager
Downtown Dance Conservatory
Gadsden, Alabama

Pamela Merkel
Founder/Director
Alabama Dance Academy
Birmingham, Alabama

Meryane Murphy
Artistic Director
Andalusia Ballet
Andalusia, Alabama

Anne Nelson
Independent Artist
Birmingham, Alabama

Sudha Raghuram
Artistic Director
Shivalaya School of Dance
Montgomery, Alabama

Jamorris Rivers
Faculty
University of Alabama
Department of Theatre and Dance
Birmingham, Alabama

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

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

Maya Spivey
Artistic Director
Dance Levels
Pinson, Alabama

Ursula Smith
Founder/Artistic Director
Ursula Smith Dance
Birmingham, Alabama

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

Ex-Officio Members

Celeste Crawford
President
Alabama Dance Educators Association
Dance Educator
Paul W. Bryant High School ‘s Tuscaloosa Fine Arts Academy
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Euri Carr
Performing Arts Program Manager
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Montgomery, Alabama

Rosemary Johnson
Executive Director
Alabama Dance Council
Birmingham, Alabama

Board Members Emeritus

Tracy Solomon
Executive Director
Southeast Alabama Dance Company
Dothan, Alabama

Teri Weksler
Founder, Southern Danceworks
Faculty, Alabama School of Fine Arts
Birmingham, Alabama

Yvette Smedley
Arts Advisor
Montgomery, Alabama

Staff

Kerri-Noelle Humphrey
Director, Programming
Alabama Dance Council
Huntsville, Alabama

Rachel Gates
Program Associate
Alabama Dance Council
Birmingham, Alabama