ADTA Chapters

Chapters give ADTA members access to events, workshops, contacts, opportunities to network and get involved with dance/movement therapy on the local level. Elect to join a chapter when you sign up to be an ADTA member or anytime thereafter.  Chapters are organized by regions of the US.

Chapter Procedural Guidelines

Members-at-Large can help connect you to chapters and study groups in your area.
Contact your regional MAL:

Eastern Region: Dawn Morningstar — [email protected]
Central Region: Pam MargulesCentralMAL@adta.org 
Western Region: Marybeth Weinstock —WesternMAL@adta.org

Chapter Contacts & Websites

Eastern Region

New York

  • President: Rebecca Lermsider
  • Vice-President: Karla Karpowicz
  • Capital District Liason: Pamela Faith Lerman
  • Treasurer: Nicole L.Mulet
  • Multicultural Chair: Namibia Williams
  • Public Relations Chair :Caroline Burek
  • Western/Central NYS Liaison: Cara Bulson Arcuri
  • Recording Secretary: Alana Rock
  • Governmental Affairs Chair: Erin Holmes

New England

  • President: Courtney Romanowski- neadtapresident@gmail.com
  • Vice President: Melanie Johnson, neadtavicepresident@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Pauline Smith, neadtatreasurer@gmail.com
  • Secretary: Maegan Garvey

MD DC VA

  • President and Interim Public Relations Chair: Hilary White
  • Treasurer and Membership Coordinator: Liz Freeman 
  • Public Relations Chairperson: Lacie Kmetz
  • Secretary: Rachel Baker
  • Multicultural and Diversity Liaison: Nalini Prakash
  • Program Coordinator: Kristine Purcell
  • Elections Coordinator: Stephanie Hughes
  • Government Affairs Liaison: Veronica Bannon 
  • Newsletter Editor: Sara Moore 

Pennsylvania

  • President: Adina Rosenberg paadta.president@gmail.com
  • Secretary: Lauren Cunkleman paadta.secretary@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Amy Hunter paadta.treasury@gmail.com
  • Government Affairs: Beth McNamara paadta.governmentaffairs@gmail.com
  • Programming Coordinator: Jacelyn Biondo paadta.programming@gmail.com
  • Public Relations: Rebekka Hartwell paadta.publicrelations@gmail.com
  • Nominations: paadta.nominations@gmail.com

Websitehttps://www.paadta.com/

New Jersey

  • President: Naomi Arad Broome naomi.arad@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Victoria Hughes victoriahughes.dmt@gmail.com
  • PR Chair: Roshni Patel rpatel0724@gmail.com
  • GAC: Megan Haase megehaase@gmail.com
  • Student Liaison: Andrea Sandel asandahl@gm.slc.edu

EmailNJADTAinfo@gmail.com

Carolina

  • President: Virginia Hill vdjhill@bellsouth.net
  • President-elect: Rayni Collins rayni86@gmail.com
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Kyla Koontz Kyla.r.mathews@gmail.com

Puerto Rico

  • President: Amarillis Vázquez sillirama@hotmail.com
  • Secretary: Maria de Lourdes Buso mariloubuso@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Hecbel Rodriguez hec.dmt@gmail.com

Email: pradtachapter@gmail.com

Central Region

Minnesota

Illinois

  • Ashlea Palafox (she/her), President
  • Chih-Hsien Lin (she/her), Vice-President
  • Stephanie Terrell (she/her), Secretary
  • Heather MacLaren (she/her), Treasurer
  • Stephanie Kilper (she/her), Event Coordinator
  • Megz Roberts (they/them), Multicultural & Diversity Representative

Website: http://www.facebook.com/people/Adta-Illinois-Chapter/1824751080

Southern

Texas

Western Region

California

Rocky Mountain

Website: https://adtarockymountain.org/

Washington State

Board Members:
  • Lauren Harrison (Co-Director)
  • Allie Bulliman (Co-Director)
  • Jessica Acolin (Co-Director)
Mission & Bylaws
Chapter email: westernmal@adta.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WA.ADTA.Chapter 
Website: https://waadtachapter.wixsite.com/home 

 

Oregon Study Group

President: Kendall Hagensen —kendall@vancouverwellnessstudio.com