Kris Jensen

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Kris Jensen

Clubs & Associations

Gay Callers Association
High Desert Stars
Wilde Bunch


Kris started square dancing in 1990 (dragged to classes by her new sweetie, Turtle-Bear) and calling in 1991. Bill Eyler provided information, inspiration and invaluable mentoring, and the Wilde Bunch provided support and mike time. Kris currently calls Basic through C-2 weekly, and has called for several fly-ins. She's president of the New Mexico Central District Callers Association and editor of the GCA's quarterly newsletter. Turtle-Bear 1s now Kris's life partner; they celebrated their 8th anniversary this year. In her non-square dancing life (is there such a thing?), Kris co-owns a software development company. [1]

Quick Facts

GCA Caller School

  • coaching staff 2000
  • teaching staff 2005, 2006, 2008, 2016, 2018
  • coordinator 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Media Features


  • past president the Gay Callers Association
  • former editor of The Call Sheet

Golden Boot Award

In 1997, Carol Van Camp presented Kris with the Golden Boot Award.
In 1998, Kris presented the award to Mike Staples and Ric Gonzalez.

Medallion Dancer



  1. IAGSDC Convention Program (Portland), 1998