Contra Council Information

The Contra Council is a group of 9 volunteers from the contra dance community who are working with help from all of you to make our dance a continued success. On this page you will find information about the projects and ideas that the Council is currently discussing or implementing. You can also find information about when the next Council meeting is scheduled and a contact form if you want to give your feedback or share your ideas on anything dance-related. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please email

Next Council Meeting

November 1, 2021
  • Council Meeting (Decide November?)

    November 1, 2021  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Council Members

In the spring of 2015, the community voted to approve bylaws that created a Contra Council. The first Contra Council was elected in March of 2015, and we had elections in October 2016, October 2017, and October 2018.  The current council members are:

  • Gray Buchanan
  • Deb Byrum
  • Lauren Connolly
  • Jeff Hoskinson
  • Ralph Kaden
  • Gwen Kelly
  • Jim Leonard
  • Johanne Røkholt
  • Anders Weinstein