Board of Directors

Kim Winkler

President

Kim Winkler has 2 daughters in the Pride Dance Company.  Both girls, Sydney and Hayley, have been dancing at 24/7 Dance Studio since they were 2 ½ years old.  They joined Company 6 or 7 years ago, and truly love it.  Kim has been active in the Student Repertory Company for the past 4 years, as the Sponsorship Chairperson, and the Friends and Family Fundraiser Chairperson.  This year she stepped up to President.

 

On a personal level, Kim taught 1st and 2nd grades for 13 years, in the Baltimore County Public School System.  When Hayley arrived, she transitioned her career to a home daycare provider, to enable her to spend more time at home with Sydney and Hayley, and later on, their son, Andrew.  She and her husband, Steve, also run a children’s consignment sale in Frederick County, each spring and late summer. 

 

Kim is excited to help represent such a fabulous organization that has helped further the arts education of our children.

Heather Bailey

Vice President

Heather Bailey has 1 daughter in the PRIDE dance company. Samantha has been dancing with 24/7 Dance Studio since the age of 3 and is in her 5th year as a member of company. Heather has been involved with the SRC volunteering with several events throughout Samantha’s time with PRIDE. Heather grew up in a musical family and believes that music is a vital to a child’s development. She played musical instruments starting in elementary school and throughout High School and enjoys seeing how the dancers interpret music through dance. Heather looks forward to working along side all the members at volunteering events, competitions and recitals.

Mike Treadwell

Treasurer

Mike has been a “Dance Dad” at 24/7 for 12 years, the last 5 with two girls in company.  He doesn't have an artistic (music, dance, theatre) bone in his body, but he does have a strong business background and currently serves as Chairperson of the Frederick Church of the Brethren Learning Center Board and is a member of the Third Day Community Church Board.  He has a B.S. in Business Administration and currently works for the Social Security Administration. 

Joy Tanner

Secretary

Joy is  the mother of three girls and work in the medical field full time.  Her daughter Lauren is going into her 7th year at 24/7 and 4th year in company.  She has had the privilege of volunteering at many 24/7 events over the last 7 years and feel that as a dancer herself,  she will be a great asset to the SRC Board of Directors.  

Gina Korrell

Member at Large

Gina has been teaching dance locally for the past 34 years, where she has directed and choreographed for many area dance companies, teams, organization and theater groups. She chaired the Frederick Arts Councils Dance Committee for 4 years. She played a vital role in establishing Frederick County’s first and only dance scholarship program and increasing funds for the dance programs in Frederick County. In 1997 She co-founded TAWA dance company.  Gina managed, danced and choreographed for TAWA for five years until the company moved to Pennsylvania in May of 2002. In the fall of 2002, Gina opened 24/7 Dance Studio. Gina also began 24/7 SRC Student Repertory Companies in 2002 which umbrella’s Dance Fusion dance company and Young Professionals Theater Company. This group is a non-profit performance company that provides pre professional training and performance opportunities for aspiring performers. The award winning company has grown to four levels and numerous students have won prestigious scholarships. In 2005 she danced and worked with Step Aside Tap Company in Silver Spring as a business manager to helping them promote the Company. She is a Past President of the Maryland Council for Dance where she solidified the restructure of the council. Gina is the founder of the K-Krew and R2DKrew Hip Hop Krews and the Tapology Tap Ensemble at 24/7.  She is the Executive Director of the 24/7’s PRIDE Student Performing  Company and she directs and produces TAPS ALIVE Workshops, Taps Alive Concert and the Extreme 14 In10sive Workshops. She continues to teach and manage at her expanded studio. She looks forward to several new and exciting adventures in the future including regional dance productions, community outreach and continuing to develop healthy, happy strong dancers and educators.  

Abby Gearheart

Member at Large

Abby has been a member of the SRC for over 5 years.  She strongly believes in the mission of the SRC and believes that exposing children to performing arts helps create strong communities where children learn expression, empathy, and perseverance.  She has been a part of management at an Ace Hardware store for 18 years and have owned and operated it with her husband for the last 6 years.  With her business background, along with her 5 years of experience in the SRC organization, she believes she will be able to make sound decisions that will benefit all the members.  

Jen Irons

Member at Large

Jenn is in her 10th year teaching Musical Theatre and Acting classes at 24/7 Dance Studio!  All three of her children, Addison (9), Andy (7) and Oliver (3), take classes at the studio and this will be Addison’s 4th year as a member of the dance company.  In addition to teaching at 24/7, she also has a private music studio in her home where she teaches voice and piano lessons.  Her husband Brian is also a very active volunteer with the SRC and a huge supporter of the arts in Frederick.  They both believe strongly in what the SRC stands for and how it helps to nurture the arts in our children and community.

Shelly Kaminski

Member at Large

Shelly has worked at a pharmaceutical company as a Project Manager for the past 13 years and is currently working as a Director to an international team.  Prior to her work in the pharmaceutical industry, she worked in Human Resources.  She has led and managed high level projects for senior executives and has been tasked with making critical business decisions.  She has three daughters in Company and has been with 24/7 Dance Studio going on five years.  She co-chaired the Friends & Family Committee for the 18/19 SRC and attended and participated in the SRC Board meetings.

Randi Collins

Member/Past President

Randi is a former business owner and for the past 18 years has been blessed to be a stay at home wife and mother to her husband and 3 wonderful children who love to dance, act, sing and do gymnastics. Along with teaching gymnastics at 24/7 Dance Studio for the past 5 years and teaching adult craft classes at ACMoore, Randi has been involved in the community by volunteering in the schools which her children attend, assisting with the fundraising efforts of several local nonprofit organizations and serving as the Fundraising Chair for 24/7 SRC since 2006. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the KHOA and served as a past President of the Mom’s club of Frederick West for 2 years. During her time in the SRC Randi has helped launch several fundraisers and volunteered many hours of her time to ensure the fundraiser success for the children in the SRC. Randi’s goal is to bring new ideas to help the SRC and to continue to grow the membership within our community.

Debra Thompson

Member-at-large

Debra Thompson has 3 daughters in the Pride Dance Company.  This is Nora’s 5th year, Elena’s 3rd year, and Kelly’s 1st year in company.  The Thompsons have been dancing at 24/7 for the last 6 years which has become their 2nd home. Debra also started teaching gymnastics at 24/7 this year and enjoys taking her adult hip hop class.  She has volunteered at many SRC fundraisers and is excited to be a member of the board this year.

 

On a personal level, Debra has been a high school special education teacher for the last 20 years, in the Montgomery County Public School System.  She has had the privilege of guiding students to transition to life after high school weather it be adult service agencies, employment, or college and truly loves supporting other teacher, and creating partnerships with businesses in the community.  

 

Debra is excited to put her time and effort into an organization that is well run and provides opportunities that enrich the lives of children and help develop the whole person.

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