2020 EXECUTIVE BOARD
The 2020 Executive Board is proud to serve the Miracle Network Dance Marathon movement,
please feel free to contact a member of the Executive Board with any questions!
Annie Lawler, Executive Co-Director
Annie is a senior, majoring in Leisure, Youth, and Human Services. She is from West Des Moines, Iowa and has been involved in UNI Dance Marathon for 4 years. Annie says, "My favorite DM memory was when Cassidy surprised me and shaved her head with me at the Big Event!"
Fun Fact: I'm an avid kazoo player <3
Contact Annie with any questions you may have about UNI Dance Marathon.
Brynn Harberts, Executive Co-Director
Brynn is a senior from Dike, Iowa and is double-majoring in statistics & economics. This will be her fourth year involved in UNI Dance Marathon and says that her favorite part of UNI DM is "witnessing everything a group of college students can do when we all come together to fight FTK... coolest. thing. ever".
Fun Fact: I can say the alphabet backwards faster than I can say it forwards.
Contact Brynn with any questions you may have about UNI Dance Marathon.
Grant Tiarks, Campus Relations Director
Grant is a senior from McCallsburg, IA. He is a Biology Major with a Chemistry Minor. This will be his 4th year in UNI Dance Marathon. His favorite part of UNIDM is seeing all the smiles on all of the kiddo's faces at the big event.
Fun Fact: This is my second year on the Exec Board!
Contact Grant for: any questions involving DM's partnership with student organizations, athletics, faculty and greek life.
Samantha Holtkamp, Corporate Partnership Director
Sam is a senior elementary and middle level education major. She is from Mount Pleasant, Iowa and this will be her fourth year being involved in UNI Dance Marathon. Sam says, "One of my favorite memories is doing the morale dance with some miracle kiddos".
Fun Fact: I am double jointed!
Contact Sam for sponsorship and giveback opportunities.
Sid Lederman, Design Director
Sid is a junior from Evansdale, Iowa majoring in graphic design. He says his favorite UNI DM memory was his "first media committee meeting in Schindler when Kayla and Reed had us all stand up, get in two lines, and do quick 30 second introductions with each other. In that moment I realized my home at UNI DM and all the friends I have that support my journey within the organization".
Fun fact: I love to hike Iowa's trails with my family and friends.
Contact Sid for video, photo and design information.
Natalie Nelson, Internal Logistics Director
Natalie is a junior in elementary education. She is from West Chicago, Illinois and this will be her third year in UNI DM. Her favorite part of DM is "creating new relationships with kiddo's families and those around me in the organization.
Fun Fact: I love to go boating on Lake Michigan!
Contact Natalie for any entertainment ideas that you would like to see at the Big Event.
Jenna Willer, Event Planning Director
Jenna is a senior from Peosta, Iowa, majoring in movement exercise science- pre occupational therapy, and she has been involved in UNI DM since her freshman year. She was a morale captain for two years and the Assistant Director of Campus Relations during her sophomore year. Jenna says, "My favorite part of Dance Marathon is meeting the families and kiddos we support. Hanging out with them, building life long connections with them and seeing the smiles and joys DM brings them is the greatest thing in the world".
Fun Fact: I'm a professional speed walker.
Contact Jenna for event information and planning.
Kailee Robben, Family Relations Director
Kailee is a senior, double majoring in Elementary and Middle-Level Education. She is from Bondurant, Iowa and has been involved in UNI Dance Marathon for 4 years. Kailee says, "My favorite DM memory is standing on the staircase to heaven while a family is telling their story and watching the sea of orange fall in love with this organization just as I have."
Fun Fact: Kailee loves shopping.