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European Association
of American Square Dancing Clubs e.V.

Friendship is Square Dancing's greatest reward



The board of the EAASDC e.V.


Claudia Kloid
Rosmarinstr. 68a
33106 Paderborn
Tel: +49 173 86 46 27 9

Email to President

  • Management of the entire board
  • Lead the entire organization regarding strategic planning and orientation
  • Contact to other national and international Square Dance organizations
  • Collaboration with GEMA
  • Contact for control committees and, if applicable, other committees and commissions according to responsibility and task
  • Contact for Jamboree committees
  • Monitor and update Statutes and By-laws

Vice President

Andrea "Andie" Lang
Heuberg 6
87745 Eppishausen

Email to Vice President

  • Substitute for and support of the President in internal affairs
  • Control and coordination of internal processes and co-operation of the different functions after consultation with the President
  • Control/coordinate the EAASDC project "Dance in schools"


Claudia Eberhard
Bronnhaldenweg 11
72202 Nagold
Tel. +49 171 17 44 76 6

Email to Treasurer

  • Monitor and control the financial standing
  • Establish and supervise the annual budget
  • Responsible for all financial matters of the Association ensuring the basic principles of commerce and accounting
  • Prepare the annual financial statements
  • Monitor fiscal basics of the German Tax Code regarding all financial matters of the Association and draw up/maintain relevant instructions and policies
  • Establish and keep appropriated accounts and establish/maintain a plan of accounts
  • Win sponsors and supporting members
  • Contact for the tax and finance committees


Günter Eberhard
Bronnhaldenweg 11
72202 Nagold
Tel: +49 7452-818184

Email to Secretary

  • Receive applications for membership and give support until regular membership
  • Central registration and maintenance of membership data, decisions, minutes, correspondence, forms, etc. using EDP
  • Template management
  • Inventory list (after consultation with the treasurer)
  • General secretarial duties
  • Archiving
  • Editing the directory

Member at Large: Accessibility

Stephan Jacobs
Im Riephagen 2
51069 Koeln
Tel: +49 221 6808513

Email to Accessibility

  • Consulting to board and members on accessibility around dance

Member at Large: GEMA & Events

Jan Schlotterbek

Email_to_GEMA & Events

  • EAASDC handling and contact for club-related dance activities
  • GEMA reports of dance activities of the EAASDC member associations
  • Registration of specials, special club nights and workshops (Club-Cockpit)
  • Registration of classes, open houses and graduations (Club-Cockpit)
  • New applications and changes in the EAASDC event calendar, including links to flyers
  • Coordinator of the GEMA team

Member at Large: Bulletin-Editor

Michael Curschmann
Tuchmacherweg 15
16348 Wandlitz
mobile: +49 1520 878 01 52

Email to Editor

  • Editing and production of the bulletin
  • Edit articles and letters to the editor for publication in the bulletin
  • Organization of mailing
  • Suggestions for the design and content of the bulletin
  • Bulletin Team Coordinator

See "Bulletin" for the editorial deadline


Member at Large: IT-Service

Reinhard Gojowsky
An der Holzbruecke 20
91301 Forchheim
Tel: +49 9191 35 13 53 0
mobile: +49 151 20 64 56 98

Email to IT-Service

  • Electronic support for all departments
  • Central electronic administration after consultation with the functional departments
  • Maintain modern forms of communication internally and externally such as internet presence (closed areas), forums, chats, telephone conferences, etc.
  • Implement electronic voting forms
  • Contact for the IT technique committee and various IT-related committees e.g. webmaster etc.
  • Administration of the EAASDC server

Country related requests and comments

Representative for Austria

Heinz and Conny Klingen
Schwarzenhaidestrasse 46
1230 Wien
Tel: +43 699 18 52 16 88

Email to Representative A


Representative for The Netherlands

Aaltje Welle Donker
Akkerpad 28
3755TL Eemnes
The Netherlands


Email to Representative NL


Representative for Switzerland

Christian Mack and Marianne Baumgärtner-Mack (Representative of Switzerland)

Christian Mack & Marianne Baumgartner-Mack

Email to Representative CH


Representative for Russia

Olga Kravchenko & Gennady Yusimov
ul.Bagrationa 50-6
236039 Kaliningrad

Email to Representative RU


Supporting functions


Michael "Gatsby" Gätcke

Tel. +49 6751 8530 969

Email to Bulletin-Administrator bulletin.admin(at)eaasdc.eu

  • New orders, renewals and cancellations of bulletin subscriptions
  • Administration and maintenance of subscriber data
  • Billing, payment tracking and processing of “private” bulletin subscriptions
  • Billing, payment tracking and processing of bulletin advertisements
  • Processing of complaints, redirects, etc.

EAASDC Data Protection

Prof. Dr. Marco Becker

Email to Data Protection

  • Data protection officer of EAASDC (task according to paragraph 39 GDPR).
  • Contact for EAASDC members for questions and assistance regarding data protection

GEMA Assistant (Music play lists)

Michael "Gatsby" Gätcke

Telephone: +49 6751 8530 969

Music play lists as pdf file via email to:

Email to GEMA Assistant

  • Responsible for GEMA music play lists


Rainer Scheiblich

Email to Historian historian(at)eaasdc.eu

  • One flyer, one badge and clips of each Jamboree and Round-Up
           by mail to Historian

Insurance Assistant


Until further notice Andrea Lang, Vice President, will be in charge of insurance-duties



Trademark Protection

Dr. Joachim Bradl
Lawyer for German and European patent law, trademark and intellectual property rights
Lorscher Strasse 24a

68519 Viernheim

Tel.: +49 6204 6014333


Email to Trademark protection

  • Answers and support in the field of patent law, trademark and intellectual property rights for the EAASDC and their member clubs.

Public Relations

 Until further notice Andrea Lang, Vice President, will be in charge of PR-duties

Email to Public Relations

  • Develop, and support of the EAASDC dance forms and groups after consultation with the entire Board and the member clubs
  • Advertising and public relations of EAASDC, contact for member clubs for this sector
  • Create and implement marketing projects for the EAASDC and member clubs after consultation with the entire Board and the member clubs
Dance forms: Square Dance, Round Dance, Clogging, Contra

Support for Members

Until further notice Andrea Lang, Vice President, will be in charge of PR-duties

Email to Support for Members

  • Contact for membership issues
  • Support and assistance for members
  • Responsible for the execution of member-related tasks of the Board
  • Represent membership issues towards the Board
  • Friendship badges
  • Address labels




Reinhard Gojowsky

Email an Webmaster

  • Comments regarding layout or contents of the EAASDC homepage.

Jamboree Committee


Email to Jamboree Committee

  • The Jamboree Committee will supervise the practical transpose of the Jamboree Guidelines, as approved at the membership meeting at Dachau on March 13th, 2010.
               (in co-operation with the President)

Youth Team

Annika Saeftel

Tel. +49 4101 805 63 77

Email to Youth Committee

  • The youth team accepts suggestions and answers questions to the subject youth within the EAASDC
  • It offers communication and information tools for youth in reference to the dance forms within the EAASDC
  • It develops, leads and accompanies activities to promote the existing youth within the EAASDC as well as to acquire new youth
  • It keeps close contact to youth clubs within and outside the EAASDC to support the youth section of our dance forms in a joint coordination and cooperation

Special Tasks

Hearing Aid

Joachim Rühenbeck

Email to Hearing Aid

  • coordinates the uniform usage of transmitters and receivers during events in Germany and Europe
  • is available regarding advice and procurer for purchasing uniform devices
  • facilitates devices for events of EAASDC member clubs

Social Networks


Until further notice Andrea Lang, support for members, will be in charge of PR-duties

Email an Social Networks

  • EAASDC presentation at social-networks like facebook, etc.



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For the purpose of data-securing in our daily business we have implemented a central storage of all incoming and outgoing emails which include an EAASDC-address. The lawful injunctions to protect personal data and contents will be fulfilled.

Claudia Kloid - Presidentin EAASDC