United States Dance Championships

Judges & Officials

2019 Panel of Judges

America

Sasha Bylim

New York

Nicole Carroll-Rutherford

Indiana

Sveta Daly

California

Chuck Danza

Pennsylvania

Tommy DiTommaso

Florida

Justinas Duknauskas

California

Nadia Eftedal

California

David Elkin

Tennessee

Iveta Faraci

California

Rita Gekhman-Algarra

New Jersey

Elena Grinenko

California

Maria Hansen

California

Michelle Hudson

Minnesota

Denise Jourdaine

California

Izabella Jundzill

Pennsylvania

Sarwat Kaluby

Florida

David Kloss

Texas

Lena Kosovich

Nevada

Valentina Kostenko

California

Katia Kuzentosova

Texas

- Non-National Events

Izabela Lewandowski

California

Igor Litvinov

New York

Maria Manusova

New York

Jim Maranto

Arizona

Jan Mattingly

Texas

Diana McDonald

New Jersey

Ron Montez

Arizona

Carolina Orlovsky

California

Alexandra Perzhu

New York

Toni Redpath

California

Victoria Regan

Florida

Ilya Reyzin

Pennsylvania

Jonathan Roberts

California

Dennis Rogers

Pennsylvania

Irina Sarukhanyan

Washington D.C.

Bill Sparks

Ohio

Marzena Stachura

California

Taliat Tarsinov

New York

Vibeke Toft

New York

Joe Trovato

Florida

Lee Wakefield

Utah

Jonathan Wilkins

New York

Lori Woods-Gay

North Carolina

World Professional Cabaret Adjudicators

Rufus Dustin

FLORIDA

Billy Fajardo

FLORIDA

Tommye Giacchino

ILLINOIS

Katie Marlow

FLORIDA

Marianne Nicole

FLORIDA

International

Agita Baranovska

Canada

John Elsbury

England

Meryem Pearson

Canada

Julia Polai

Austria

Stanislav Popov

Russia

Richard Porter

Great Britain

Inessa Strelnikova

Canada

2019 Officials & Staff

Chairmen of the Judges & NDCA Observers

Richard Booth

Florida

Jackie Rogers

Pennsylvania

Master of Ceremonies

John DePalma

Florida

Dan Messanger

Arizona

Registrar

Joy Hillary

Florida

Cassandra Schneider

Florida

Scrutineers

Ava Kaye Brennen

California

David Don

Florida

Sherry Strehlow

Wisconsin

Front Desk / Registration

Barbara Hill

Ohio

Brenda Burger

Ohio

Ginny Walters

Kansas

Leslie Whitesell

Indiana

On Deck

Amanda Beverly

Florida

Justin Deehr

Wisconsin

Rosendo Fumero

Texas

Andrea Ringgold

Maryland

Runners

Ellen Cullivan

Florida

Awards & VIP Host

Chandra Johnson

Florida

Esther Ching

Nevada

Ballroom Liason / Assistant to the Organizer

Gitte Svendsen

California

Rosie Ortiz

Nevada

Sean Arghami

Nevada

Media

Brent Mills

Nevada

Music Director

Charles Cox

Utah

Music Director

Nicholas Plante

Wisconsin

JumboTron

Morgan Wissel

Oregon

Social Media Manager

Dmitry Nikolaev

California

Ballroom Backstage