About Us

Ballet West Guild Mission

Ballet West Guild is a volunteer organization whose members believe dance is essential to our human experience, and who¬†actively support Ballet West’s artistic mission and educational outreach through special events, financial contributions, and community engagement.

(New Mission Adopted August 9, 2018)


Ballet West Guild Leadership Council 2020-21

Executive Committee:

President – Helle LeRette
1st Vice President – (position open)
2nd Vice President / Treasurer – Kathryn Kolquist
Secretary – Amanda Schmieder
Immediate Past President – Anne Neeley
Dancer Liaison – Jeanne Potucek
Nominating Chairs – Kathleen Gardner & Jennifer Malherbe

Leadership Council:

Events Chair –
Nancy Wingelaar
Public Relations Chair –
Molly Sandberg Jacobs
Membership Chair –
Tami Hansen
Hospitality Chairs –
Tracy Frankel & Julie Terry Shulimson


Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, Ballet West
Michael Scolamiero, Executive Director, Ballet West
John Miller, Chairman, Ballet West Board of Directors