Spectrum Dance Theater’s Founding Members:


  • Dale A. Merrill
  • Carol Borgmann
  • SuzAnne Duckworth
  • Jenny Hillock
  • Carol Thayer

Current Staff


  • Donald Byrd, Executive Artistic Director
  • Tera Beach, Executive Director
  • Andrew Niles, Operations + School Adminstrator
  • Chris Montoya, Ballet Headmaster/School Principal
  • Meghan Villanueva, Development Manager
  • Hayley Shannon, Outreach Coordinator
  • Mary Sigward, Academy Coordinator
  • Susan Daggett, Front Desk
  • Bob Gribas, Front Desk
  • Lizzy Melton, Company Manager
  • Sara Torres, Production Manager




  • Russ Stromberg, President & Treasurer
    CEO, Osmosis, a platform to transform guest experience in live events
    Board Member since August of 2013 // President & Chair since August of 2014
  • Josh LaBelle, Vice President
    Executive Director, Seattle Theater Group
    Board Member since March of 2015
  • Sun McElderry
    Chief Engagement Officer, Framework
    Framework is a leading analytics and advisory firm specializing in sustainable business practices servicing corporate brands in the Fortune 100 and S&P 500
    Board Member since November of 2016
  • Shawn Roberts
    Director of Seattle Theatre Group AileyCamp
    Board Member since August 2014
  • Joanna Lau, Secretary, Gala Chair
    Established Arts Philanthropist and non-profit board leader
    Board Member since 1990
  • Kristin McInaney
    Experiential Programs Manager, The Bush School
    Board Member as of December 2016
  • Tricia Stromberg, Board Member Emerita
    President, Boots to Shoes Foundation
    Board Member since 2001 // Board President 2004-2011

Advisory Council

  • Sue Coliton
    Commissioner, Vice Chair of Board, ArtsWa – Washington State Arts Commission
    Strategic Committee Chair
  • Dorothy Holland Mann
    Board of Trustees, Cornish College of the Arts
  • Vivian Phillips
    Chair, Seattle Arts Commission
  • Glenn H. Kawasaki Ph.D., MBA, J.D.
    Chief Executive Officer and Director, Accium BioSciences, Inc.
  • Robert Beiser
    Executive Director, Seattle Against Slavery