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Dance Houston

As leaders in the community, our Board of Directors provides strategic direction and oversight over Dance Houston’s finance and legal matters. The board is a vital part of Dance Houston’s ability to support artists and their work.

 

Board of Directors

 

Claudette Lloyd

Claudette Lloyd

President

Claudette Lloyd is a Principal in the Information Management consulting practice at Access Sciences, where, since 2001 she has been assessing and improving client information management programs. She has a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin.  After working in the publishing industry in Austin, TX for nine years, she moved to Houston in 2001, where she is now raising two boys, ages nine and eleven, with her husband Jim Lloyd, an attorney with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Her love of dance began at an early age, and while never pursued as a professional endeavor, she feels dance and movement are important to well-being and happiness.  Having served on our board of directors since 2013, Claudette is our most senior member of the board to whom we are all very grateful.

Naana Danquah

Naana Danquah

Treasurer

Naana is a Senior Legal Counsel for Schlumberger’s Drilling Group.  Naana received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law and her B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from Tulane University. She is the owner/designer for NaRose Designs which specializes in handcrafted jewelry. She is also the owner of Creative Crossings Studio; a dance, fitness and creative arts studio for primarily adult women. Dance has been a part of Naana’s life for many years, either as a participant or as a spectator. In her spare time she enjoys performing, choreographing, and attending various dance classes/workshops. She has faithfully served on the board of directors of Dance Houston since 2014.

Roslyn Bazzelle

Roslyn Bazzelle

Advisory Board Chair

Roslyn Y. Bazzelle, is an attorney, business owner, singer, writer, speaker and fitness guru. Roslyn provides her legal expertise as an Attorney with Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C and serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of PIYOLET, LLC. She attended Hampton University (B.A., Political Science, 1996) and Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1999) and is currently licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and the District of Columbia. With ten years of legal experience, Roslyn advises and represents clients in the areas of real estate, business transactions, corporate planning and structuring, entertainment law and intellectual property (trademarks & copyrights). In 2006, she created PIYOLET® (www.piyolet.com) which is a fitness format teaching a new and innovative technique for fitness enthusiasts through a fusion of pilates (PI), yoga (YO) and ballet (LET). Roslyn teaches PIYOLET classes, certifies instructors and has released three PIYOLET fitness DVDs.

ALISON SCOTT, DDS

ALISON SCOTT, DDS

Dr. Alison Scott Cuillier is a native Houstonian who knew at the age of 12 that her career and calling would be in dentistry. She attended undergraduate college at North Texas State University, Denton, Texas and completed her dental studies at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas. Dr. Scott Cuillier is a veteran dentist with over 24 years of experience. She believes in educating her patients about proper dental hygiene and personal health awareness.  Her practice is the Lasting Impressions Dental Group.

In addition to her tasks of practicing dentistry full time, Dr. Scott Cuillier continues to improve on her skills by attending a number of advanced dental seminars and classes designed to stay current on the latest techniques and technological changes in the profession. Dr. Scott Cuillier is a Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) dentist that knows the importance a great and healthy smile. She believes that a nice smile is key to making a great first and lasting impression! LVI Dentist are extensively trained in the art and science of creating a beautiful smile.

She is a member of the National Dental Association, Gulf State Dental Society, Charles A. George Dental Society, Academy of General Dentist, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentist, and the American Orthodontic Society. Dr. Scott Cuillier is also a member of the Eco Dentistry Association; she is committed to her dental profession which values both outstanding patient care and outstanding planetary care.

Eddie Paul E. “Eddie” deRoulet

Eddie Paul E. “Eddie” deRoulet

Eddie deRoulet is a retired Social Worker and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor who has worked with Dual Disorder (Substance Use/Mental Health Issues) Programs, the Homeless Programs, and HIV/Sti Programs for the past 20 years. He has a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior and Bachelor Degrees in Psychology and Business Administration. He retired from the U. S. Marine Corps in 1994, serving for 20+ years as a Personnel/Office Administrator and Alcohol Abuse Counselor. He was selected as the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals “Addiction Professional of the Year” in 2016, The Houston Chapter Texas Association of Addiction Professionals “Addiction Professional of the Year” in 2015 and the Houston Homeless Coalition “Advocate of the Year” in 2016. He is married to Janice, a Certified Public Accountant and is active in art and knitting. He believes that dance, as well as other art, is a means to have a better life.

Sheila Woods

Sheila Woods

Sheila Woods is part owner of Children’s Choice Learning Center. She has previously served in several capacities within the oilfield services sector, including US Treasurer and Assistant Tax Manager. After serving 15 years as an accounting and treasury professional, Sheila moved to the education sector and served as Full Professor and Chair of the Business Program at the Keller Graduate School of Management and the undergraduate Business program at DeVry University in Houston. Currently, Sheila is an Accounting and Business Administration Instructor at Alvin Community College and serves as an adjunct instructor at several other colleges and universities. Sheila holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Dillard  University, an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and two Post-Master’s Certificates in College Teaching and Women’s Entrepreneurship. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2002, and a Certified Treasury Professional since 2008. Her passion is to “educate young minds so they are ready for the next level of their lives on a personal and business level.”

Additional Board
Members

Andrea Cody, Sara Cerruti, Catherine Edwards, and Pat Silver. If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors, please email us a statement of your interest at [email protected]

Dorielisa Velasquez

Dorielisa Velasquez

Graphic Designer

Andrea Cody

Andrea Cody

Founder and Executive Director

Andrea Cody has contributed to the arts for over thirty years for audiences including Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Dance of Asian America, Texas Dance Educator’s Association, University of Houston, Citgo, Camden, and Grantmakers in the Arts.  She is a graduate of St. John’s School with a bachelor’s degree in the humanities from University of Chicago where she studied dance theory, history and composition as well as music and economics. She is the executive producer of H-Town Get Down and Swing, Baby, Swing! at Miller Outdoor Theatre and Celebration of Dance at The Wortham Center.  She learned to dance from Margo Marshall School of Ballet, the Houston Ballet Academy, Carnell Pipkin, and NEA National Heritage Fellows Frankie Manning and Norma Miller.

Pat Silver

Pat Silver

Development Associate

Funders

Major Supporters:

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City of Houston, Texas
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Schlumberger
Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts
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Humphreys Foundation
William and Natoma Pyle Harvey Charitable Trust
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Major In-Kind Supporters:

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Individual Sponsors

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Up to $50

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