UDEO Board - Responsibilities

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.
Click to see the current President - Amanda Sowerby
Click to see the current President-Elect - Karen Jensen

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.
Click to see the current Treasurer - Joanne Lawrence

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.
Click to see the current Secretary - Sarah Donahue

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 liason on the daCi Utah Day of Dance Committee.
Click to see the current Elementary Representative - Chelsea Alley

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.
Click to see the current Jr High/Middle School Representative - Natalie Terry

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 Chair.
Click to see the current High School Representative - Meryl McFarland

Higher Education Representative - 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the higher education sector.
Click to see the current Higher Education Representative - Patricia Meredith

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 Utah Dance Festival liason.
Click to see the current Private Studio Representative - Lori Higbee

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.
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Community Representative - 3 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the community dance sector.
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Student Representative - 1-2 year term
This Board Member will give voice to the needs and interests of the student members.
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Membership Chair - 3 year term
This Board Member will work with the Treasurer to oversee recruitment and retention of the membership of the organization.
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Development Director - 3 year term
This Board Member will coordinate development and fundraising efforts, including grant writing, to further the objective of the organization.
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Advocacy Director - 3 year term
This Board Member will create advocacy tools and materials to disseminate to the members to promote Dance Education.
Click to see the current Advocacy Director - Heather Francis

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.
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