Feis Committee - a group of volunteers who organize annual dance competitions open to all NAFC dancers in the United States.
Scholarship Committee - a group of community members who review scholarship applications in Memory of Margaret Hughes.
Grant Committee - a group of community members who review requests for assistance.

Alumni Committee- former parents and dancers who want to stay involved in the community of Irish dance through various levels of support and volunteerism.
Performance group- a group of dancers who perform at various community events.


The O'Rourke Irish Dance Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. We are committed to providing arts and cultural education to the public through Irish dance. The organization will provide scholarships and grants to dance students to strengthen their skills, which in turn will strengthen the arts being provided to the public. 

To facilitate learning, training, and competition to students who wish to embrace and continue to embrace the art and heritage of Irish dance culture.

Mission + Vision


our community





PRESIDENT - Suzanne Fuller,TMRF


VICE PRESIDENT - Mary Broderick Ryan

TREASURER - Eilish Rogers

SECRETARY - Megan Rathsack

BOARD MEMBERS -  Kathy O'Donnell, Christine Roithmayr, MaryLou Winters, Christine Zipf

The O'Rourke Irish Dance Foundation has donated to or volunteered for the following organizations:

Leukemia & Lymphoma Association

Abbott House

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Blythedale Children's Hospital

Children's Rehabilitation Center of White Plains

Multiple Sclerosis Society of New York

Grace Church food pantry of White Plains

Breezy Point victims of Hurricane Sandy

White Plains St Patrick's Day Parade Committee

Sound Shore Parade Committee

Veterans Affairs Hospital of Cortlandt

Gilda Club, White Plains

American Cancer Society-Westchester Chapter

St Joseph's Hospital-Harrison, NY

Peace OUTside Campus

​NY Presbyterian Hospital