Board

IDEO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive Board

President: Elizabeth McChesney

Past President: Rachel Swenson

Treasurer: Molly Jorgensen

Secretary: Ashley Hoopes Storm

 

General Board

 

Private Artist Dance Representative: Melanie Meenan

Community Dance Representative: Megan Brandel

University Faculty Dance Representative: Belle Baggs

University Student Dance Representative:

Private Dance Studio Representative: Vicki Webb Martin

Elementary Dance Representative: Hilarie Neely

Jr High/Middle School Dance Representative: Danielle Salts

High School Dance Representative: Kelli Brown

Health and Wellness Representative: Wendy Bone

Membership Chair: Gary Larsen

Development Director: Rachel Swenson

Advocacy Director:

Marketing/Publicity Director:

 

Committee Chairs

 

Nominations Chair:

NHSDA Chair: Dr. Lauralee Zimmerly

Conference Chair: Cynthia Jones

Conference Co-Chair: Rachel Swenson

Jr High/Middle School Day of Dance Chair:

High School Dance Festival Chair: Joy Esplin

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Executive Board

President – 4 year term (President-Elect – 1yr, President – 2yrs, Past-President – 1 yr)
This Board Member works with the Executive Board to address the philosophical goals and objectives of the organization, and along with the other Board Members, works to implement those ideas.

Treasurer – 3 year term
This Board Member serves as a member of the Executive Board and works to address the philosophical goals and objectives of the organization and, along with the other Board Members, works to implement those ideas. The Treasurer also works closely with the Secretary and the NDEO office to facilitate membership dues and is responsible for facilitating the financial needs of the organization.

Secretary – 3 year term
This Board Member serves as a member of the Executive Board and works in tandem with the President to communicate with the board, prepare agendas, and disseminate minutes from board meetings. The secretary keeps a current board directory, maintains archival and historical records, and works with other Board Members to implement organizational goals and activities.

General Board

Elementary Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the elementary education sector. They also serve as participant of Art Powered Schools and IDEO advocate at that conference.

Jr High/Middle School Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the middle / junior high education sector. They also serve as the Junior High Day of Dance Chair.

High School Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the high school education sector. They also serve as the High School Festival Co-Chair.

Higher Education Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the higher education sector.

Private Studio Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the private studio sector. They will also serve as the Idaho Dance Festival liason.

Professional/Independant Artist Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the private artists, professional performers and artistic directors sector.

Community Representative – 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the community dance sector.

Student Representative – 1-2 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the student members.

Membership Chair – 3 year term
This Board Member will work with the Treasurer to oversee recruitment and retention of the membership of the organization.

Development Director – 3 year term
This Board Member will coordinate development and fundraising efforts, including grant writing, to further the objective of the organization.

Advocacy Director – 3 year term
This Board Member will create advocacy tools and materials to disseminate to the members to promote Dance Education.

Marketing/Publicity Director – 3 year term
This Board Member will work with the Executive Board to disseminate information to members and potential members and to develop materials to promote the organization. They also serve as the Newsletter Editor.

High School Dance Festival Chair – 3 year term
This Board Member will work with the High School Representative to Co-Chair a state wide high school dance festival once a year.

Nominations Chair – 3 year term                                                                                                                  This Board Member will create tools for collecting nominations, communicating with those nominated, encouraging members to nominate, organize voting process, and collect votes.