About Us

OUR MISSION
Pacific Ballroom Dance builds character in youth by providing a positive ballroom dance experience.

OUR VISION
To provide youth with a positive artistic, social and athletic experience designed to help them be productive community members.

OUR VALUES
• Fitness
• Leadership
• Inclusiveness
• Respect
• Teamwork
• Excellence
• Dedication

Our Board

Chair/President – Andrew Lear
Vice Chair – Sharon Wolf
Treasurer – Brent Mecham
Secretary – MJ Lee
Development Chair – Salina Kaylor
Governance Chair – Betty Felker
Trustee – Phil Chang
Parent Representative – Jen Klingenstein
Youth Leadership Council President – Julia Devine
Executive Director – Heather Longhurst

Our Staff

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Heather Longhurst
Executive Director

Garrett Gibbons
Artistic Director
Youth Show Co-Director
Seattle Show Director

Monique Hrouda
Academy Director

Cam Briggs
Dancing Classrooms Director

Rick Gossard
Adult Classes Director
Junior Show Director

Brent Mecham
Youth Premier Co-Director

Katie Mecham
Youth Premier Co-Director
Design Director

Jill Gibbons
Youth Show Co-Director

Heather Bryant
Junior Premier Director
Development/Communications 
Assistant

Adam Lee
Junior Premier
Assistant Director

Beth Dolan
Preteen Director

Chantell Ray
Kids Team Director

Erin Briones
Junior Show
Assistant Director

Mary Jane Lee
Executive Assistant

Joe Lynn
Finance Director

Carol Smyers
Administrative Assistant