Board of Directors

Our Heart of Dance Board of Directors includes the following experienced and enthusiastic members:

Officers

Dennis Yelkin, Chair
Small Business Owner, Amateur Ballroom Dancer

Cecily Hines, Vice Chair 
Retired General Counsel; Former President, Minneapolis Parks Foundation; Experienced in Board Governance

Greg Warner, Secretary
Retired Compliance Executive, Amateur Ballroom Dancer, Former USA Dance National VP

Robert Sondag, Treasurer
Retired Attorney/CPA, Former Snap Fitness Franchisee & CPT, Amateur Ballroom Dancer

At Large

Nell Collier
Arts Educator, Former Principal

Dede Ouren
Volunteer Coordinator, Amateur Ballroom Dancer

Jill Smith
Retired Attorney, Amateur Ballroom Dancer


Volunteer Engagement Committee

Dede Ouren
Chair

Cecily Hines                                                                                                                        Retired General Counsel; Former President, Minneapolis Parks Foundation; Experienced in Board Governance

Joyce Thompson
Board of Directors, USA Dance, Minnesota Chapter

Ha Tuong
Retired K-12 principal (Minneapolis), Amateur Ballroom Dancer

Leslie Whitney
Board of Directors, USA Dance, Minnesota Chapter

Dennis Yelkin,
Small Business Owner, Amateur Ballroom Dancer, HOD Board Chair

Almanac, Twin Cities PBS, May 13, 2016 (Photos by C. J. Hurst)
Almanac, Twin Cities PBS, May 13, 2016 (Photos by C. J. Hurst)