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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

Erin Koelliker

Development Specialist
 (801) 587-3726
 erin.koelliker@utah.edu

Erin Koelliker

Development Specialist
 (801) 587-3726
 erin.koelliker@utah.edu

Ashley Boyack

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

Ashley Boyack

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

Lexi Hauck

Dance Specialist
 lexi.hauck@utah.edu

Lexi Hauck

Dance Specialist
 lexi.hauck@utah.edu

Lindsay Ermidis

Assistant Director of Arts-in-Education
 lindsay.ermidis@utah.edu

Lindsay Ermidis

Assistant Director of Arts-in-Education
 lindsay.ermidis@utah.edu

Rachel Hayes

Costume Designer, Co-Director of the Costume Shop
 801-585-4892
 rachel.j.hayes@utah.edu

Rachel Hayes

Costume Designer, Co-Director of the Costume Shop
 801-585-4892
 rachel.j.hayes@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

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

Rachel Kimball

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

Olivia Mason

Costume Designer, Co-Director of the Costume Shop
 (801) 585-4892
 olivia.mason@utah.edu

Olivia Mason

Costume Designer, Co-Director of the Costume Shop
 (801) 585-4892
 olivia.mason@utah.edu

Mariana McNamara

Grants Manager
 mariana.mcnamara@utah.edu

Mariana McNamara

Grants Manager
 mariana.mcnamara@utah.edu

Misha Moffat

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

Misha Moffat

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

Tristan Moore

Music Specialist, Composer
 tristan.moore@utah.edu

Tristan Moore

Music Specialist, Composer
 tristan.moore@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

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, Director of the Contemporary Companies
 (801) 581-4079
 diana.timothy@utah.edu

Diana Timothy

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

Joni Urry Wilson

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

Joni Urry Wilson

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

Eliza Zenger

Director of Adults with Disabilities Program, Director of Summer Camp Program
 eliza.c.zenger@utah.edu

Eliza Zenger

Director of Adults with Disabilities Program, Director of Summer Camp Program
 eliza.c.zenger@utah.edu

Wachira Waigwa-Stone

Music Specialist, Composer
 wachira.e@utah.edu

Wachira Waigwa-Stone

Music Specialist, Composer
 wachira.e@utah.edu

Tristana Yegge

Dance Specialist
 tristana.yegge@utah.edu

Tristana Yegge

Dance Specialist
 tristana.yegge@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


P. Chris Anderson
Attorney, Durham Jones Pinegar

Joyce B. Bennett
Civic Volunteer

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

Nicole Deforge
Attorney, Fabian Vancott

Louanne Ferrin Davis
Speech Pathologist,
Granite School District

Brock Holt
Elementary School Teacher
Salt Lake School District

Somer Holt
Civic Volunteer

Ciel Hunter
Media and Creative Consultant

Christine Ivory
Civic Volunteer

Edward Jackson
President & CEO, IX3 International

Jamileh Jameson
Visual Artist

Kristen Jarman
Architect

Leslie Peterson
Vice President of Development, USUO

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

Ruth Draper Crockatt
Stephen Koplowitz
Beverlie Giss Latimer
Eileen M. Longacre
Kathleen Holding Matthews
Francis Parmley Muir
Aileen Strike Preonas
Marcia Price
Claudia M. Scalley