Art and Wanda Kruse

ASSISTANT GENERAL CHAIRMEN

Art and Wanda Kruse

Art started square dancing in 1973. Wanda started square dancing in 1979 and is a retired cuer. Wanda moved to St. Louis in 1991, Art said it was love and first site and we were married in October 1992. Art was a Board Member of Greater St. Louis Folk and Square Dance Federation from 1986 to 2007. Art was Bid Chairman to host the 41st and 42nd NSDC in St. Louis. Wanda was a member of Single Square Dancers Association and Chicago Round Dance Leaders Society. Wanda was faculty advisor to the Purdue Krazy 8s at Purdue University.

Together, we were Assistant General Chairman for the 42nd NSDC in St. Louis. We were Jamboree Chairman in 2001 and 2011 for the Greater St. Louis Metro Square and Round Dance Association. Currently we are Secretary/Treasurer for the St. Louis Area Round Dance Council. We are Past President of the Missouri Round Dance Association. Between the two of us, we have attended 21 NSDCs. We are secretary for Missouri Promenaders. Art is parliamentarian for Missouri Federation of Square and Round Dance Clubs, Inc.

Art is a retired Contracting Officer for the United States Department of Defense. Wanda retired as a Senior Analytical Research Chemist. Their family consists of one dog and three cats.