Dance Council

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The Council is responsible for the ongoing professional development of members who are involved in aquatics and recreation programs.


  1. Determine the top needs of professionals in the Council's area of expertise.
  2. Develop an annual professional development plan.
  3. Plan programming for the state conference. Solicit presenters and ensure presentation proposals are submitted on time.
  4. Plan and implement professional development opportunities outside of the state conference as appropriate.
  5. Contribute articles for publication in Association communications.
  6. Maintain a current and robust set of professional development resources on the Council's dedicated page on the Association's web site.
  7. Nominate a slate of award candidates in the Council's area of expertise.



Committee Members

Name Twitter Handle Organization Role (term ends)
Rachel Swinford@rock_e_topIUPUIChair   (11/2017)
Alyssa Jackson@alyjaxnPurdueMember   (11/2017)
Nic Herring @AvonHSDanceAvonMember   (11/2017)
Myung-ah LeeIndiana StateMember   (11/2017)
Amy Lingenfelter@LindaHere_amesPurdue Member   (11/2017)
Teresa McCulloughIndiana State University Member   (11/2017)
Annie VassarCrown PointMember   (11/2017)
Carol Dehaven @CaroleDehavenPurdueAssociate   (11/2017)
LeAnn Haggard Retired Associate   (11/2017)
Svea Nelson@SveaNelsonPurdue Associate   (11/2017)
Gary SandersSaint Joseph's CollegeAssociate   (11/2017)
Heidi StanRiverside Middle SchoolSponsor   (11/2017)
For more information, contact:     Rachel Swinford