Cal, an original member and a past President of the Derby City Bop Association, was active in the DCBA for many years. Later he moved to Clearwater FL and became a member of the Tampa Bay Beach Boppers. Cal also served as President of a previous dance organization for 2 years and saw it through some very difficult times which culminated in its dissolution and the formation of the ABA in 1996. He served as President of the ABA for many years. Cal’s leadership has helped the ABA grow to its present strength and built a base for future expansion. At his urging in 2000, the ABA began a program of making annual donations to worthy charities.