Welcome to the Phoenix USA Dance Chapter ##4033 Website
Our Mission: Dancing in Harmony
The (Jan) 2015 - (Dec) 2016 Board of Directors: (from left to right)
Chuck Ericksen (Director At Large) Chuck@PhoenixUSADance.org
Peter Greenslade (Treasurer) Peter@PhoenixUSADance.org
Ans Stork (Secretary) Ans@PhoenixuUSADance.org
Barb Michlin (President) Barb@PhoenixUSADance.org
Ann Marie Ciemny (Director At Large) Ann@PhoenixUSADance.org
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To contact us by function:
Webmaster (for requests and issues with our website)
(for requests to post new dance events on our website)
The Board of Directors encourages dancers of any skill level to get involved and help.
We invite you to become a committee chairperson, or volunteer for a committee.
National: USA Dance
The United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USA Dance) is recognized by both the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International DanceSport Federation (IDSF) as the governing body of amateur DanceSport in the United States. USA Dance is a volunteer non-profit organization promoting the healthy activity of ballroom dancing to communities across America.
Get Involved and help.
We invite you to volunteer for a committee. Since 1987 USA Dance has functioned as the sole governing body for all forms of amateur ballroom dancing in the United States. USA Dance organizes and fosters educational programs among the public about the healthful aspects of recreational ballroom dancing and DanceSport, the competitive form of ballroom dancing. These programs emphasize the physical, mental, and social benefits of dancing, and include the expansion of ballroom dancing skills among the aged, young people, and the handicapped.
1965: USA Dance was established to promote the acceptance of ballroom dancing into the Olympics.
1985: USA Dance reorganized, and was granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service. USA Dance is classified as a Section 501(c)3 organization under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, and is recognized as a publicly supported organization described in Sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Code.
1986: New Bylaws were formulated providing for a national organization with a regional and chapter structure.
1999: USA Dance became an Affiliate Member of the United States Olympic Committee
Regional: USA Dance
Members of USA Dance are grouped into chapters, the basic membership units of the organization. Chapters are, in turn, grouped into six geographic regions. Each region has two representatives on the National Governing Council.
Local: Phoenix USA Dance
In September, 2004, Priscilla Dean spearheaded the effort to create a chapter of USA Dance to serve the Phoenix area. Nine other ballroom dancers joined her in the start-up effort.