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Board of Directors

Officers 2016-2017

President

Michael L. Testa, Jr. LL.M
Testa, Heck, Scrocca & Testa, P.A.
Former Chairman, Vineland Downtown Improvement/Main Street Organization
Former President, Cumberland County Bar Association
Graduate, Villanova School of Law
LL.M Trial Advocacy Degree, Temple University’s Beasley School of Law
Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association

Vice President

Katie Coltri
Former VRDC Ballet Mistress
Library Media Specialist, Buena Regional School District

Secretary

Wendy Schofield
Transfusion Service Supervisor, South Jersey Healthcare
MBA, Rowan University
BSMT, Allegheny University
Former VRDC Dancer

Treasurer

Jill Lombardo Melchiore

Financial Advisor

Linda M. Cavallo, CPA

Legal Counsel

Michael L. Testa, Jr.

 

DIRECTORS

Kimberly Chapman

Artistic Director/Resident Choreographer
Former professional dancer, Eliot Feld Ballet
Juilliard Graduate
VRDC Alumni

Maxine Chapman

Founder/Director Emeritus
President of Regional Dance America/Northeast, 17 Years

Monica Dannenberger

VRDC Educational Liaison
Principal, Gloria M. Sabatar School, Vineland

Kathy Farinaccio

Manager of Government Affairs South Jersey Comcast
Former Guild & Board of Directors Secretary

Brandi Gatier

Assistant Preschool Teacher
BA, Wilmington University
Pursuing Preschool through Grade 3 Certificate, Montclair State University
Former VRDC Dancer

Jill N. Lombardo-Melchiore

Instructor, Cumberland County College
Consultant to nonprofits throughout Greater Philadelphia Region
Fairleigh Dickinson University, MPA (December 2013)
Fairleigh Dickinson University, BA
Leadership New jersey, Class of 2007
Community Foundation New Jersey Neighborhood Leadership Initiative Fellow, 2004
Community Foundation of South Jersey, Trustee
Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA Board Member
Cumberland County Human Services Advisory Council, Board Member

Kelly Bocchetti Millar

VRDC Ballet Mistress and Choreographer
Former VRDC dancer (1992-1997) (Studio dancer starting in 1988)
Teacher at Maxine’s Studio
Awarded first Jonathan Phelps Memorial Scholarship (RDA/NE Festival 2009)
Ballet Teacher for the University of Delaware Dance Team
Dance Teacher & Choreographer for the University of Delaware Dance Team
Guest Choreographer for Houston Dance Theatre (2013-2014) and Delaware Ballet (2014-2015)
Former Ballet Mistress for the Delaware Ballet
Former Dance Teacher at Polytech High School (7 years)
Director of the Delaware Dance Festival
President of Dance Delaware
DEAP Co-Chair
Public Relations Chair
Fashion Show Coordinator

Kim Gagliardi

Restaurant Entrepreneur
Fashion Consultant

Jenna Dannenberger

Jenna Dannenberger began her dance training at the age of four at Maxine’s Studio of Dance, school of the Vineland Regional Dance Company, and continued at the Hartt School of University of Hartford.  After dancing professionally in New York and Pennsylvania, Jenna returned to school to earn her teaching certificate, and now works as a pre-school teacher for the Vineland Public Schools.

Dr. Sonia B. Spencer

Ph.D. Duke University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Rowan University
Associate Professor of French and Spanish: 1990 …

Dr. Kyle Stiffler

President, Delaware Valley Neuropsychiatric Associates, PA
Consulting Neuropsychiatrist, Elwyn New Jersey
PACT Psychiatrist, Newpoint Behavorial Health
Medical Licenses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Delaware
Professional Affilitations include:  The American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric Associations of NJ, NH, PA

Chris Totora

Assistant Director, Performing Arts Center, Cumberland County College

Maud Goodnight

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

Kathy Barber
Ginger Chase
Mr. & Mrs. Augustus Consalo
Denise Consalo
Nicole Duane Horan
Mr. & Mrs. Maxim LeFevre
Donna McCormick *
Mary Ann Ricci
Jeff Riddle
Roberta Seran

HONORARY CHARTER MEMBERS

Dr. Robert Austin
Marie Bayuk, Founder *
Philo Chapman, Jr,
Mr. & Mrs. David Crowell
Edward F. Duffy, Esq.
Joanne Gormley
Lila Motter

*Dancing in Heaven