Driven to make quality dance education accessible to all, Sara has spent over a decade working as a professional in dance education leadership roles. From 2017-2019, Sara served as the Executive Director and then as a consultant for Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater & White Box Performance Space, a San Diego non-profit arts organization. Her leadership and development skills helped grow SDDT’s annual fundraising budget by 25%, providing the organization with the breadth to expand its programs, services, and staff team exponentially. Prior to that, she developed and directed dance programming for nine years at the YMCA of San Diego County. She previously spent several years as a volunteer teaching dance within two North County school districts, and more recently, Sara has been instrumental in launching dance programs at several San Diego County High Schools.