Improving the wellness of the community through the art and sport of dance.
Irina Trebunskaya - CEO
Irina is the co-owner of You Can Dance Studio with her daughter, pro DWTS dancer Anna Trebunskaya and was also her childhood dance instructor. Irina has a rich dance background as a competitor, instructor and manager of dance institutions. She was a Russian professional champion finalist and a U.S. Pro/Am champion.
 
After a successful tenure as head instructor in Chelyabinsk (a well-known Russian home for world champions), Irina opened and ran a dance studio in New York City. Her heart and passion is reflected in her teaching, instructor selection and teacher/student mentoring. She has gone on to become a certified master of dance in all four styles: International Standard & Latin, American Rhythm & Smooth.
Dr. Ann Burress – CFO​​
Dr. Ann Burress is the Learning and Development Manager at Chevron’s El Segundo Refinery and a member of a Chevron’s Manufacturing Learning and Development Leadership Team. Joining Chevron in 2007, Ann introduced Accelerated Learning and an instructional design methodology that incorporates distance learning / an online component, work based activities and instructor led classroom element for leadership, operator, and mechanic development.  

Ann received her B.A. from the University of Iowa, and her M.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of North Texas in 1996. She joined Royal Dutch Shell and has lived and worked in Europe, Africa, and the United States.  Ann is a member of Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology.
  

Marissa Lenon – Secretary​​

 
Jane Comitz – Member at Large
 Jane Comitz has been in the field of education for over 40 years. She started her career teaching Home Economics in Carteret, New Jersey then at St. Bernard High School in Playa del Rey, Ca. She was fortunate to serve for 8 years as the Student Advisor at Dana Middle School in the Wiseburn School District, Hawthorne, before serving as Principal of Juan Cabrillo Elementary School for 15 years.  Jane has received many awards during her 40 year career including 2008 Elementary Principal of the year and the 51st Assembly district SHero award in 2009. In addition to her love for dancing, volunteering is a big part of Jane’s life as she spends her time and talents for the good of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Association of California School Administrators.
 
Geri Chaudhri – Member at Large​​
Geri Chaudhri has over 30 years of experience in business and is an avid dancer.  She has competed at the bronze and silver levels in both the American Smooth and International style of dancing for the past several years.  She currently works as a software engineer for the Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded research and development corporation, where she is also the president of the dance club.   On the weekends, you may see her out on the road with her cycling club or hiking some of the beautiful trails in Palos Verdes.