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.

2017 – 2018 Board of Directors

Officers

President Terri Gatton RN Administrator, Andrews Institute ASC, LLC
President-Elect Michael Ellis President & CEO, Avanza Medical Research Center
Treasurer David Uslan Senior Manager, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Development Chair Julie Estess Franchise Owner, AccuStaff
Marketing Chair Alyssa Tucker Director of Development, Episcopal Day School
Special Events Chair Emily Winchester Nurse, Andrews Institute ASC, LLC
Secretary Sarah Hernandez Architect and President, Hernandez Calhoun Design International

Directors

  • Mary Jane Bass
    Beggs & Lane
  • Cozy Coleman
    Member at-large
  • Tony Garrett
    Old Hickory Whiskey Bar
  • Lyn Harrison
    State Farm
  • Georgia Lee Ketchum
    West Florida Hospital
  • Chrisandra Nash
    University of West Florida
  • Kelli Owens
    General Electric
  • Liz Pelt
    Appleyard Agency
  • Buzz Ritchie
    CEO, Gulf Coast Community Bank
  • Sarah Schoch
    University of West Florida
  • Nolan Sylvester
    Account Executive, Barnes Insurance and Financial Services
  • Addie Taylor
    OB Hospitalist Group
  • Elly Twidwell
    Member at-large
  • 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