NOTICE TO NDTA MEMBERS: 2 Additional Directors to be Appointed to NDTA Board Of Directors at October 14, 2017 Directors Meeting -- MEMBERS: MEET THE NEW DIRECTORS at October 14, 2017 Members Meeting, or SUBMIT YOUR PROXY APPROVAL (Below) BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 (Midnight).

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SIZE OF NDTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO BE INCREASED
(From 4 to 6 Directors).
2 NEW DIRECTORS TO BE APPOINTED
TO FILL THE 2 NEWLY CREATED VACANCIES ON THE BOARD
during the Interim until
the Next Meeting of Members Called
to Elect Directors & Officers of NDTA
(which will be the last meeting of Members in 2018).

 

The Current NDTA Board of Directors intends to take the above Actions
at the October 14, 2017 Meeting of Directors, pursuant to the authority granted
to the Board in the NDTA Articles of Incorporation and Constitution,
as amended at the July 15, 2017 Meeting of Members & Board.

Though not Required by the Amended Articles of Incorporation and Constitution,
the Board would like to give Members the opportunity to Meet the new Directors, and Vote their Approval of these Interim Appointments, in Person or by Proxy,
at the October 14, 2017 Meeting of Members.

Please Click Here to Submit Your Proxy Approval – NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

Notice to NDTA Members:

Pursuant to the NDTA Articles of Incorporation & Constitution, as amended at the July 15, 2017 meeting of Members and Directors, the NDTA Board of Directors is granted the authority to (i) set the size of the Board of Directors (at a number no less than 4 and no more than 9 directors), and (ii) fill vacancies on the Board between meetings of Members called to elect Directors.

Pursuant to the above authority granted to the NDTA Board of Directors in the amended NDTA Articles of Incorporation and Constitution, the current NDTA Board of Directors has determined that it will be in the best interests of the Association to increase the size of the whole Board of Directors from four directors to six directors, effective immediately.

In accordance with the authority set forth in the amended Articles of Incorporation and Constitution, the Board intends to appoint the following individuals to fill the two vacancies thus created on the Board, on an interim basis, to serve until the next meeting of Members called for the purpose of electing Directors and Officers of the Association (which will be the last meeting of Members in 2018):

New Directors to be Appointed:

Herb Vazquez – Professional Member of NDTA, Award Winning Dancer & Teacher,
Successful Entrepreneur, and Owner of Several Dancesport Competitions.

Herb Vazquez, Professional Member of NDTA, is a successful studio owner, Competition Organizer and a World Event Coordinator. He is a Certified Fellow in all five dancesport styles and has been awarded Top Teacher in America numerous times.

Herb is a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Championship Dancing. He has partnered numerous United States Champions and has demonstrated and promoted American-Style dance at venues around the World.

Steve McGill – NDCA Certified Dance Teacher, Championship Licensed Adjudicator, Competition Organizer, NADTA Adjudicator – Professional, and Co-Owner of Designs to Shine.

Steve McGill, Professional Member of NDTA, is a successful Championship Licensed Adjudicator, NDCA Certified Dance Teacher, Competition Organizer, NADTA Adjudicator – Professional, and Co-Owner of Designs to Shine.

He is a Certified Dance Teacher and Championship Licensed Adjudicator, NDCA. He has earned Certifications as Adjudicator from the North American Dance Teachers Association including: International Style Standard – Championship Certified; International Style Latin – Championship Certified; American Smooth – Championship Certified; and American Rhythm – Championship Certified.

He started teaching with FADS in 1970, and is a Recipient of the Freddy Award. He owned & operated an Independent Studio for 15 years, and competed Professionally in American Rhythm & Smooth International Standard for 10 years

The above actions will be taken by the current Board at our October 14, 2017 meeting of Directors. At the October 14, 2017 meeting of Members, the Board will provide Members an opportunity to meet the new Directors, and to express approval of and ratify their interim appointment to fill the newly created vacancies on the Board until the next meeting of Members called for the purpose of electing Officers & Directors of the Association (which will be the last meeting of Members in 2018).

We encourage you to attend the October 14, 2017 meeting, or submit your Vote of Approval by Proxy below – NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017.

To express your approval of, and vote to ratify the appointment of the above new Directors to the Board, please submit your Proxy below NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

TO VOTE APPROVAL: NDTA MEMBERS: Please complete the Proxy Vote Form below and click “SEND” AT THE BOTTOM — NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017.

Proxy Vote Form
Please complete and click “SEND” below.

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VOTE BY PROXY

I, the above named voting member of the National Dance Teachers Association of America, Inc., a Florida Non-profit corporation ("NDTA"), hereby appoint the current President of NDTA, or failing him the current Treasurer of NDTA, as my proxy to vote on my behalf at the meeting of NDTA members to be held on October 14, 2017 and at any adjournment of that meeting, notice of which meeting and any adjournment thereof I hereby waive, TO APPROVE & RATIFY the Board of Director's Actions Increasing the Size of the NDTA Board of Directors from 4 to 6 Directors and appointing Herb Vazquez and Steve McGill to fill the vacancies thus created on the Board until the next meeting of Members called for the purpose of electing Directors and Officers of NDTA, unless I indicate otherwise below:

Instructions to Proxy:

If I have completed the form below, then I instruct my above-named Proxy to vote as I instruct below with respect to all the actions listed below:

Increase in Size of Board of Directors:
 VOTE TO APPROVE & RATIFY the Board's Action to Increase the Size of the Board of Directors DISAPPROVE of the Board's Action to Increase the Size of the Board of Directors

Failure to check either box above constitutes a vote to APPROVE & RATIFY the Board's action taken at its October 14, 2017 meeting, increasing the size of the NDTA Board of Directors.

Election of New Interim Directors to the Board:
 VOTE TO APPROVE & RATIFY the Board's interim appointment of Herb Vazquez and Steve McGill to fill the newly created positions on the Board of Directors, until the next meeting of Members called to Elect Directors and Officers DISAPPROVE of the Board's interim appointment of the named new Directors to fill the newly created positions on the Board of Directors, until the next meeting of Members called to Elect Directors and Officers

Failure to check either box above constitutes a vote to APPROVE & RATIFY the Board's action taken at its October 14, 2017 meeting, appointing the named new Directors to fill the newly created vacancies on the NDTA Board of Directors, until the next meeting of Members called for the purpose of electing Directors and Officers of the Association.

By Clicking "SEND" below, I represent and warrant that I am a current voting member of NDTA, and I hereby sign and deliver the above Proxy Vote, as of the date on which I submit this form.

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