Jim Buckingham - Board Member

Jim Buckingham - Board Member

Born:         1951 in Armadale, Western Australia

Star Sign:  Scorpio

Live:          Quinns Rocks, Western Australia

Family:      Married to Leila Buckingham with 3 children and 5 grandchildren

HISTORY

1994 - Started Square Dancing as a dancer Sponsored by Ray Routledge, Caller at Capricorn Dancers

2002 - Fully qualified Mainstream Caller

2009 - Programmed the 50th National in WA

2011 - Fully qualified Plus Caller

2014 - W.A. State Representative for Australian Callers Federation (Representing C.A.W.A)

2014 – Current member of Caller Lab

2018 - CallerLink Editor

ACHIEVEMENTS

Previous winner of the W.A. Amateur Callers event.

We started our own Square Dance club called Allemander Squares, in 2004.

I am the current caller and owner at the club.

Programmed for state conventions in WA

Called at National Conventions 8 times Called in Japan for the Tokyo Squares 50th Birthday and called at one of the Japanese Nationals

Past club caller at White Gum Valley for six years

Current caller at Northern Stars (shared)

I am the owner of GR8 Trax Square Dance label

My favourite Square Dance Song is Ginny Come Lately, sung by Richard Muir on the GR8 Trax Label.