Board of Directors – FY20 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)


Christine Mashburn-Paul, Chattanooga, TN

General Vice President/President Elect

Marcellus Harper, Memphis, TN

Immediate Past President

Courtney World, Sewanee, TN


Ashley Mushamba, Murfreesboro, TN


Errin Ervin, Chattanooga, TN

Vice President West


Vice President Middle

Lisa Spradley, Nashville, TN 

Vice President East


TAD Board Members at Large

June Bilbo, Murfreesboro, TN

Melissa Croushorn, Franklin, TN

Crystal Shaffer, Nashville, TN

Christopher Stuart, Nashville, TN

Brie Timmons, Chattanooga, TN

Jackie Zarcone, Franklin, TN

Executive Director

Susan Hicks, Murfreesboro, TN

Board of Directors Nomination Form

The TAD Board Nominations the 2019 fiscal year have closed. The Committee would appreciate your recommendations for candidates for the TAD Board of Directors 2020 election. You may nominate yourself or someone else using the form below. Multiple nominations are permitted. Nominations are due each year by April 15.

Elections are held at the beginning of June with notification of newly elected board members to follow. Board service beginning in July. 

TAD board members work together to promote the role of dance across the state.  The Nominations Committee seeks candidates who will bring wisdom, effectiveness, candor, and creative thinking to the board.

The following FAQs describe what it means to be a member of the TAD Board:

What do board members do?

  • Oversee the governance of TAD.

  • Set strategic direction for the association to meet the needs of members and the dance community across the state of Tennessee.

  • Review and approve proposed budget and dues structure.

  • Serve as an ambassador for TAD.

  • Assist with the annual statewide festival, fundraisers and other TAD events.

If you would like to join, or nominate someone to join the Board of Directors please complete the form below.

Name of Nominee *
Name of Nominee
TAD member making nomination (if applicable):
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