The Performing and Visual Arts Dean Cristina Goletti, M.F.A, was recently appointed
to the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) Board of Directors–Northwest.
According to their website, the NDEO is a membership driven organization. NDEO's Board of Directors is a working
board and requires expertise in specific roles that are integral to NDEO leadership,
infrastructure and long-term stability. The NDEO governance consists of a Board of
Directors (voting) and an Advisory Council (non-voting).
Previously, Goletti was the associate professor and chair of the Theatre and Dance
Department at the University of Texas at El Paso, and full-time professor and chair
of the Arts Department at Universidad De Las Americas Puebla, Mexico. She served as
President for the World Dance Alliance Americas until 2021 and co-directed Legitimate
Bodies Dance Company and I.F. O.N.L.Y. Dance Festival (Ireland), Performatica Forum