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 2019-20

Executive Committee:

President – Anne Neeley
1st Vice President – Helle LeRette
2nd Vice President / Secretary – Amanda Schmieder
Past President – Jennifer Malherbe
Treasurer – Julie Terry Shulimson
Dancer Liaison – Jeanne Potucek
Nominating Chair – Kathleen Gardner

Leadership Council:

Membership Chairs –
Tracy Frankel
Tami Hansen
Events Chairs –
Molly Jacobs
Nancy Wingelaar
Events Committee –
Doyle Clayburn
Carolyn Lindsey
Pam March
Janis Morgan


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