Hey! My name is Emily Paolone and I am a junior Biology major and Spanish minor. I grew up dancing at Inspirations Performing Arts Centre on Long Island, New York and am so glad to have found my best friends and another dance family with the amazing group of girls on DDF. I have been a part of DDF since freshman year and it was seriously the best decision I have made in college. I am looking forward to representing DDF as President this year and am so excited to work with the team to make this year even better than the last!
Vice President: Diana Groody
Hi! My names Diana Groody and I am a senior International Business and Mangement majors from Annapolis, MD. I have been on DDF since my freshman year and can honestly say it is my favorite part about college. I have made some of my best friends on this team and have loved every second of it. I have been dancing my whole life and am so lucky to continue my passion with such an amazing group of girls. I am so excited for my last year of dance and am ready to make it the best year yet!
Secretary: Katrina Davis
Hi there! My name is Katrina Davis and I am a senior Neuroscience major at Delaware! I am from Annapolis, MD and have been a member of DDF since my sophomore year. Being on this team has been the most rewarding experience. I have met the most amazing and talented people and shared so many great memories with these girls. I can't wait to work to make this the best year yet!
Treasurer: Christina Burke
Hi everyone! My name is Christina Burke and am currently a sophomore Nursing student at UD! Dance has always been a huge part of my life at Dance Arts of Yardley in PA and I couldn't have been more excited when I found DDF! All of my best friends at school are from this team and I am so excited to spend another year with such an amazing team. I am beyond excited for the upcoming year and can't wait for another incredible year with such amazing dancers who happen to be my best friends.
Co Special Events Chair: Lauren Moffa
Hi! I'm Lauren Moffa and a junior at UD! I'm a Communications and Women and Gender Studies majors. I've been dancing since I was five at the Dance Theatre of New Jersey in northern Jersey. This will be my third year on DDF and I've loved being able to continue dancing in college and I'm so excited for all the upcoming changes that this year has to offer.
Co Special Events Chair: Gabrielle Hartmann
Public Relations Chair: Emily Whelahan
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Hey! My name is Emily Whelahan and I am a sophomore Communications Interest major from Westchester, New York. I have been dancing since I was little and throughout high school I was a member of the Dance Expression Competitve Dance Company. One of the best decisions I made freshmen year was trying out for DDF. I have met so many awesome people and have been able to continue dancing in college. I am so excited to be working as PR Chair this year and can't wait to see all the things DDF accomplishes in the upcoming year!
Fundraising Co-Chair: Nicole Zamarripa
Hi everyone! My name is Nicole Zamarripa from Hillsborough, New Jersey and I am currently a sophomore International Relations Major. I have been dancing since the age of 5 and have competed with Premiere Dance of Hillsborough since the age of 13. I knew that going in to college I wanted to keep dancing and joining DDF enabled me to continue doing what I love. Also, I've met some extraodinary people that will be my friends for a lifetime.I am so incredibly excited to be part of the excecutive board as a Co-Fundraising Chair; Brenna and I have some awesome ideas for fundraising and we are so excited to share our ideas for the team this 2014-2015 year!
Fundraising Co-Chair: Brenna Spolidoro
Hey! My name is Brenna Spolidoro. I'm a sophomore at UD this year majoring in sports management. I have danced and competed my whole life at Patti Eisenhauer Dance Center in Massachusetts. Continuing dancing on DDF last year was amazing and I can't wait for what the next three years has to bring. Nicole and I have many ideas for fundraising this year and we are so excited. We can't wait to help out our amazing team and can take part in many events this coming year!
Social Chair: Ali Alestra
Hi! I’m Ali Alestra and I’m a junior majoring in Speech Pathology and Spanish. I’m from Long Island, New York and have been dancing since I was 3 years old. I have competed in the styles of tap, jazz, ballet, hiphop, and lyrical, as well as ballroom styles of rumba, chacha, salsa, hustle and swing. I am also a certified zumba instructor and a member of the zumba club. I joined DDF as a freshman doing hiphop and loved every second of it! My sophomore year I became involved as co-fundraising chair and this year I will be social chair. Being a part of such a talented group of girls and having the opportunity to dance with them has brought back all the joys dance has given me!