- ensuring a healthy future for the activities we love by continuing to provide opportunities for learning and practicing them;
- balancing our support for both old and new traditions, and expanding our current base of participants and support;
- establishing and maintaining long term strategic and financial development plans and an efficient model of governance so that CDSS has clear goals and the leadership and resources to achieve them.
Nancy Boyd (South Hadley, MA) started country dancing in 1989 in New York City, and later also danced on “New World Sword” and “Chelsea Country Dancers,” Christine Helwig’s performance group. Nancy served as secretary to the CD*NY board for two terms, chaired and volunteered at various events, and served on numerous committees. English dance is her favorite, but she likes the opportunities that camps and special events provide for trying other dance and song forms, and improving skills. She and husband Art Munisteri both enthusiastically serve on local dance committees and regularly attend English dances and informal sings. Apart from a passion for country dance, Nancy brings to the board a career of experience in government and business. When she retired in 2008, she was the Deputy Director of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New York District Office where she oversaw operations, programs and staff in four offices. She also conducted training designed to encourage employers to voluntarily comply with anti-discrimination laws. Nancy joined the CDSS Board in 2010 and is currently serving on the personnel committee. Her priorities for CDSS include: