Address
P.O. Box 1004
Columbia, SC 29202
United States
Website
http://usadance.us/
Email
USADanceColumbia@gmail.com
Phone
803-466-9503

About Us

The Greater Columbia Chapter was granted its charter by the United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association on October 1, 1992, in accordance with the National USADance constitution and by-laws.

Current Board

  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice President: Sheila Brown
  • Secretary: Zenaida Broom
  • Treasurer: Paul Carson
  • Membership: Melissa Bartlett and Robert Moran
  • Publicity: Patricia Hill

Charter Members: Bowen, Robert - Clark, Joseph W. - Egelson, Tom & Michelle - England, Charles & JoJo - Elfe, Wofgang & Charlotte - Free, Edna S. - Galloway, Margaret & Larry - Giles, Libby - Gregg, Lottie - Grubbs, Algie - Howell, Elizabeth - Hsu, John & Lisa - Jolley, Keith R. - Kneece, J.B. & Ellen Koebler, Gabriel - Lagatore, Paul - Lowder, Doris H. - Roberson, Al & Kay - Seay, Robert F. - Sherlock, Michael - Shuler, Maree - Simpson, Ersie D. - Tagiaferri, Carlo & Jane - Thorburn, Ethel M. - Virojsailee, Kawee - Walters, Shellie B. - Wood, Robert M. - Zambito, Philip M.

History

1992
  • President: Wolfgang Elfe
  • Vice President: Al Roberson
  • Secretary: Betty Schmidt and Kay Roberson
  • Treasurer: Michael Sherlock
1993
  • President: Wolfgang Elfe
  • Secretary: Kay Roberson
  • Membership: Betty Schmidt
  • Hospitality: Edna Free and Ellen Kneece
1994
  • President: Wolfgang Elfe
1995
  • President: Wolfgang Elfe and Al Roberson
  • Vice President: Al Roberson
1996
  • President: Al Roberson
  • Vice President: Kay Roberson
1997
  • President: Al Roberson
  • Vice President: Kay Roberson
1998
  • President: Warren Bussard
  • Vice President: Kay Roberson and Grace Keller
  • Secretary: Jeane Mader
  • Treasurer: Edna Free
  • Programs: Sheila Brown and Lee Minghi
1999
  • President: Sheila Brown
  • Vice President: Grace Keller
  • Secretary: Jeane Mader
  • Treasurer: Kim Boisvert
  • Programs: Lee Minghi and Emma Sharpe
  • Publicity: Mike Verdone
  • Nominating: John & Lisa Hsu
2000
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice President: Grace Keller
  • Secretary/Newsletter: Editor Pamela Melton
  • Treasurer: Kim Boisvert and Gerald Camillo
  • Membership: Gerald Camillo
2001
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice President: Grace Keller
  • Secretary: Pamela Melton
  • Treasurer: Gerald Camillo
  • Membership: Emma Sharpe
2002
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice President: Grace Keller
  • Secretary: Pamela Melton
  • Treasurer: Gerald Camillo
  • Membership: Emma Sharpe
2003
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice President/Hospitality: Janet Girard
  • Secretary: Doris Wood
  • Treasurer: Gerald Camillo
  • Outreach: Pamela Melton
  • Programs: Ron & Jo Morton
  • Membership: Thomas Savage
2004
  • President: Thomas Savage
  • Vice President: Janet Girard and Jo Morton
  • Secretary: Doris Wood
  • Treasurer: Edna Free
  • Membership: Naomi Mart
  • Programs & Entertainment: Ron & Jo Morton
  • Publicity/Newsletter: Deborah Thomas
2005
  • President: Thomas Savage
  • Vice-President/Hospitality: Jo Morton
  • Secretary: Jeane Mader
  • Treasurer: Edna Free
  • Membership: Patricia Hill
  • Programs & Entertainment: Ron Morton
  • Outreach: Donna Swinbank
  • Publicity: Bob Sitko
  • Newsletter: Emma Sharpe
2006
  • President: Patricia Hill
  • Vice-President/Hospitality: Jo Morton
  • Secretary: Jeane Mader
  • Treasurer: Mike Verdone
  • Programs: & Entertainment Lee Minghi
  • Outreach: Donna Swinbank
  • Publicity: Bob Sitko
  • Newsletter: Emma Sharpe
2007
  • President: Patricia Hill
  • Vice-President/Hospitality: Jo Morton
  • Membership: Ray Hill
  • Secretary: Jeane Mader
  • Treasurer: Mike Verdone
  • Outreach: Donna Swinbank
  • Publicity: Bob Sitko
  • Newsletter: Emma Sharpe
2008
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice-President/Hospitality: Jo Morton
  • Secretary/Newsletter: Arnell Coker
  • Treasurer: Melanie Coker
  • Membership: Ray Hill
  • Programs & Entertainment: Margaret Ehlers
  • Outreach: Donna Swinbank
  • Publicity: Bob Sitko
2009
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice-President/Hospitality: Jo Morton
  • Secretary/Newsletter: Arnell Coker
  • Treasurer: Melanie Coker
  • Programs & Entertainment: Margaret Ehlers
  • Outreach: Donna Swinbank
2010
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice-President: Melanie Coker
  • Treasurer: Carolyn Moss
  • Secretary: Margaret Ehlers
  • Programs & Entertainment: Arnell Coker
  • Membership: Eileen Kim
  • Outreach & Youth: Kim Reda-Wilson
2011
  • President: Mike Verdone
  • Vice-President: Melanie Coker
  • Treasurer: Carolyn Moss
  • Secretary: Margaret Ehlers
  • Programs & Entertainment: Arnell Coker
  • Membership: Eileen Kim
  • Outreach & Youth: Kim Reda-Wilson

2012

  • President: Margaret Savoy
  • Treasurer: Paul Carson
  • Secretary: Kim Reda-Wilson
  • Membership: Alan Feldsott
  • Programs & Entertainment: Eileen Kim
  • Hospitality: Masomi Feldsott

2013

  • President: Sheila Brown
  • Treasurer: Paul Carson
  • Secretary: Mike Beauford
  • Programs & entertainment: Sheila Brown
  • Hospitality: Emily Dobbins

​2014

  • President: Sheila Brown
  • Secretary: Mike Beauford
  • Treasurer: Paul Carson
  • Membership: Mike Verdone
  • Hospitality: Emily Dobbins
  • Programs: Sheila Brown
  • Member-at-Large: Pamela Marshall