Staff

Mary Ann Lee

Artistic Director
 (801) 585-9111
 maryann.lee@utah.edu

Mary Ann Lee

Artistic Director
Artistic Director of the Tanner Dance Program and Children’s Dance Theatre in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. She trained with Virginia Tanner and was a member of Children’s Dance Theatre. She received master’s degrees in dance and French from Mills College and the University of Cincinnati, respectively. She performed professionally with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and Moveable Feast Dance Company in San Francisco and with the Contemporary Dance Theatre in Ohio. Ms. Lee was a dance specialist for the National Endowment for the Arts’ Artists-in-Schools program and taught throughout the United States. She has been an invited guest teacher in China, Japan, The Netherlands, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, England, Finland, Canada, and Brazil. Ms. Lee continues to teach at the University of Utah in the Department of Education, and in the Tanner Dance Program. She teaches throughout Utah, nationally, and internationally.
 (801) 585-9111
 maryann.lee@utah.edu

Ashley Boyack

Dance Specialist and Director of Professional Development
 (801) 213-2673
 ashleyb.boyack@utah.edu

Ashley Boyack

Dance Specialist and Director of Professional Development
Children’s Dance Theater Teacher, Professional Development, LEADD Teacher, Arts in Education Teacher
 (801) 213-2673
 ashleyb.boyack@utah.edu

Emma Featherstone

Development Specialist
 (801) 581-3063
 emma.featherstone@utah.edu

Emma Featherstone

Development Specialist
Development Specialist, Grants, POPS Liaison, Board Liaison, Development Events
 (801) 581-3063
 emma.featherstone@utah.edu

Amy Buchanan

Administrative Assistant
 (801) 587-3726
 amy.buchanan@utah.edu

Amy Buchanan

Administrative Assistant
Facility Maintenance, Space Rentals, Administrative Assistant for : Continuing Education, Arts in Education, Dancers with Disabilities; Website and Marketing, Boutique, I-9 Processing, General Administration
 (801) 587-3726
 amy.buchanan@utah.edu

Jennifer Killpack-Knutsen

Administrative Assistant
 (801) 585-9172
 jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu

Jennifer Killpack-Knutsen

Administrative Assistant
Fine Arts Preschool Administrative Assistant, French Immersion Preschool Administrative Assistant, Volunteer Coordinator, Reimbursements, General Administration, I-9 Processing
 (801) 585-9172
 jennifer.killpack-knutsen@utah.edu

Rachel Kimball

Dance Specialist and Director of Arts in Education
 (801) 587-1751
 rachel.kimball@utah.edu

Rachel Kimball

Dance Specialist and Director of Arts in Education
Arts in Education Program Director, Arts in Education teacher
 (801) 587-1751
 rachel.kimball@utah.edu

Sebastian Sanchez

Financial Manager
 801-581-3063
 sebastian.sanchez@utah.edu

Sebastian Sanchez

Financial Manager
Budget Manager, Budget and Accounting, Purchasing, Grants, Payroll, Human Resources, Special Projects
 801-581-3063
 sebastian.sanchez@utah.edu

Misha Moffat

Dance Specialist and Director of the Fine Arts Preschool
 (801) 587-3628
 misha.moffat@utah.edu

Misha Moffat

Dance Specialist and Director of the Fine Arts Preschool
Fine Arts Preschool Director, Dancer’s Council, Arts for the Young Summer Camps
 (801) 587-3628
 misha.moffat@utah.edu

Vanessa Tamashiro

Accounting Specialist
 (801) 587-3656
 vanessa.tamashiro@utah.edu

Vanessa Tamashiro

Accounting Specialist
Billing, Scholarships, Payroll, Database Management
 (801) 587-3656
 vanessa.tamashiro@utah.edu

Diana Timothy

Program Manager, Dance Specialist, and Director of the Contemporary Companies
 (801) 581-4079
 diana.timothy@utah.edu

Diana Timothy

Program Manager, Dance Specialist, and Director of the Contemporary Companies
Program Manager, Communications, General administration, Alumni relations, Marketing, Playbills, CDT teacher, Junior High/High School Company Director,
 (801) 581-4079
 diana.timothy@utah.edu

Wendy Turner

Costume Designer and Costume Shop Supervisor
 (801) 585-4892
 wendy.turner@utah.edu

Wendy Turner

Costume Designer and Costume Shop Supervisor
daCi Coordinator
 (801) 585-4892
 wendy.turner@utah.edu

Joni Urry Wilson

Dance Specialist, Studio Director, and Director of the Virginia Tanner Studio Program
 (801) 587-3654
 joni.wilson@utah.edu

Joni Urry Wilson

Dance Specialist, Studio Director, and Director of the Virginia Tanner Studio Program
Studio Program Director, Children’s Dance Theater Teacher, Studio Teacher, Satellite Campuses Director
 (801) 587-3654
 joni.wilson@utah.edu

Advisory Board

Karen Gardner Dee
President
Civic Volunteer

Annjanine “AJ” F. Etzel, C.P.A.
Secretary
Attorney & Owner, Annjanine F. Etzel, CPA

Cynthia Char Ong, C.P.A
Treasurer
CPA


Lynn Ames
Retired CPA

P. Chris Anderson
Attorney, Durham Jones Pinegar

Joyce B. Bennett
Civic Volunteer

Kelly Samsone Clark
Civic Volunteer, Tanner Dance Program Alumna

Lisa Dixon Cluff
Director, Friends of Art Works for Kids!

Nicole Deforge
Attorney, Fabian Vancott

Louanne Ferrin Davis
Speech Pathologist,
Granite School District

Sue A. Heath
Retired Principal, Salt Lake City School District

Edward Jackson
President & CEO, IX3 International

Jamileh Jameson
Visual Artist

Mary Catherine Perry
Civic Volunteer

Mary Jane Watson Price
Interior Designer

Janet Randall
Civic Volunteer

John Scheib
Dean, College of Fine Arts
University of Utah

Amanda Pahnke Simmons
Civic Volunteer

Laura Snow Prosper
Special Assistant to the President
University of Utah

Ellie Sonntag
Designer & Art Collection Consultant

Marilyn B. Taft
Elementary School Teacher,
Salt Lake City School District

Lisa Thornton
Attorney, Lisa Thornton Law

Allison Van Vranken
Creative Manager, OC Tanner

Kathryn Ball Van Wagoner
Western Region Sales Consultant, Vera Bradley

Vicki Varela
Managing Director, Utah Office of Tourism, Film and Global Branding

Brittany Weimer
Vice President/Commercial Portfolio Manager
with Corporate Banking Group at Zions Bank

National Advisory Board

Joyce McKay Bennett
Carol Browning
Ruth Draper Crockatt
Boyer Jarvis
Stephen Koplowitz
Beverlie Giss Latimer
Eileen M. Longacre
Judith C. Marriott
Kathleen Holding Matthews
Francis Parmley Muir
Aileen Strike Preonas
Marcia Price
Claudia M. Scalley