Ken Voted Presidium of WDSF
See the announcement below from the World DanceSport Federation regarding our studio director, Ken Richards. Yes, the BlueBallRoom is the home of the USA Dance VP of DanceSport and the newest WDSF Presidium Member.
June 17, 2012 --- Ken Richards has been the American Delegate to the WDSF General Meeting for many years.
On Sunday 17 June, his fellow delegates elected him to fill the position vacated by Ferruggio Galvagno of Italy, for the remainder of the WDSF Presidium's term.
He defeated Moune Marty, France, in the ballotting for the position.
Ken is a second generation dance instructor, has a Bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Businees and a Masters degree in business administration from Florida International University. He served as the Marketing Director for the International Franchise Headquarters of the Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Studios for 7 years, consulting studio owners around the globe and training the country's top dance teachers. Currently he is a co-director - together with his wife Roseanna - of "The BlueBallRoom Dance Studio" in Wilmington, Delaware.
Furthermore, Ken serves in his third term as the elected Vice-President of DanceSport for USA Dance. In this role, Ken administers the DanceSport Council, the National DanceSport Rulebook and the National DanceSport Championships.