Ballet Pensacola

Board of Directors

Ballet Pensacola is governed by a Board of Directors, a working board of community leaders and volunteers accountable for ensuring that the organization fulfills its mission of enhancing the cultural life of the community through quality dance education and excellent performances.

Executive officers serve one-year terms and lead board members who work toward furthering the mission of Ballet Pensacola. Board members are elected to three-year terms.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Officers

President Michael Ellis CEO, Avanza Medical Research Center
President Elect Kelli Owens Community Volunteer
Treasurer David Uslan Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Development Chair Addie Murdoch Community Volunteer
Marketing Chair Cheryl A. Whittaker Stevenson Klotz Law Firm
Special Events Chair Jennifer Belcher Trident Home Loans
Secretary Mary Carol Perry Sprint

Directors

  • Jennifer Belcher | Trident Home Loans
  • Chrisandra Braswell | University of West Florida
  • Bethany Christian | Broomes & Boatner GroupKeller Williams
  • Tony Garrett |Old Hickory Whiskey Bar
  • Trang Huynh | Gulf Power Company
  • Evan Jordan | Community Volunteer
  • Addie Murdoch | Community Volunteer
  • Kelli Owens | Community Volunteer
  • Mary Carol Perry | Sprint
  • Krista Silverman, MD | Physician
  • Georgia Lee Street | West Florida Hospital
  • James "Skip" Theisen |Cox Communications
  • Elly Twidwell | Community Volunteer
  • Cheryl Whittaker | Stevenson Klotz Law Firm
  • Orastine Wills | Co-Founder, ArtsQuest / Retired Educator

Directors Emeriti

  • Abigail Ackerman
  • Hilda Jones

Past Presidents

  • Curtis Powell
  • Joyce Phillips
  • Janice Muehlenbeck
  • Watsie Petree
  • Hilda Jones
  • Peggy Nunning
  • Kae Jehle
  • Carol Rodgers
  • Karen Olsen
  • Cynthia Clark
  • Lynn Ewing
  • Theresa Harrell
  • Kae Jehle
  • Kathy Gaut
  • David Lamar
  • Greg Stewart
  • Tim Richards
  • Kerry Sise
  • Diane DeJean
  • Gia Tringas
  • Ed Sheffield
  • Ross Keene

400 S. Jefferson St.
Pensacola, FL 32502