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Letter from the President and Past President,

On behalf of the NYSDEA board we would like to wish all of our members a Happy and Healthy New Year.  As we enter into 2019 we have begun to reflect and set goals for furthering NYSDEA’s impact in supporting the membership.  We are happy to report that in 2018 we…

  • Increased membership
  • Increased chapters of the National Honor Society
  • NDEO representation in San Diego was at an all time high, with over 100 members in attendance
  • Increased Fundraising which lead to stipends for Award Recipients
  • Increased visibility through branding materials (brochures, t-shirts, etc...)
  • Increased visibility through participation in other Dance organizations events
  • Development of a historical timeline of our organization
  • Establishment of Regional Representatives
  • Highest Voter turnout for our Unified Slate
  • In 2019 we hope to...
  • Implement Regional Representatives to further communicate with our members
  • Develop a clearer narrative of the Organization
  • Establish a Curriculum Committee
  • Continue to Increase membership
  • Continue to Increase chapters of the National Honor Society
  • Further increase Fundraising and support for membership through awards and honorees.

  • Thanks to the dedication and hard work of our board members, we feel secure and ready to take on these new challenges.
    We are looking forward to another successful year and we want to thank each and every one of you for your membership, continued support, and confidence in the directorship of NYSDEA.
    Sincerely,
    Kerrianne Cody: President
    Andrew Jannetti: Past-President