The Seattle Swing Dance Club (SSDC) was founded in 1965 as a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to preserve, perfect, progress, and promote the enjoyment of the West Coast style of swing dance.
Board of Directors
|Vice President||Kevin Wrightemail@example.com|
|Members at Large|
Committees and Other Contacts:
|The Pulse (our newsletter)||Trula Schaferfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Website / IT Cmte||Robb Bryan, Chairemail@example.com|
|Chief Judge / Competitions||Lynn Gross, Chairfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Publicity||Bonnie Mather, Chairemail@example.com|
|Membership||Andy Vanosdale, Chairfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Convention Tickets||Andy Vanosdaleemail@example.com|
|Education||Scot McKay, Chairfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dances||Susan Graham, Chairemail@example.com|
Seattle’s Easter Swing
|Event Director||Jim Minty||SESChair@seattlewcswing.com|
Seattle Swing Dance Club By-Laws
By-Laws available here
Additional Contact Information
You can contact the entire board by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mailing Address: SSDC, PO Box 16759, Seattle, WA 98116
Board meetings are usually held once a month, often on the third Sunday of the month prior to the dance at Alki Masonic Hall. Meeting times and location do vary so please check your most recent Pulse email for the current meeting time and location. SSDC members are encouraged to attend, observe and give input. Remember; this is YOUR club and the board is here to serve your needs.
SSDC is a member of the National Fastdance Association.
Hall of Fame
The SSDC Board of Directors recognizes individuals who have made a lasting contribution to the Seattle West Coast Swing community. A Seattle Swing Dance Club member may submit a nomination petition with signatures of at least 20% of the membership to the board. Members may be nominated posthumously. The board must vote on any nominations.
There are no criteria for Hall of Fame members but is up to the board’s discretion to approve a nomination. The board must approve any nomination by a 2/3 majority vote.
Hall of Fame members receive lifetime membership status, including, but not limited to, complimentary yearly membership dues and complimentary admission to dances.
Current Hall of Fame Inductees are: Barbara Wettland, Abel Hewitt, Dean Fisher, Karen Johnston and Terry Lambert