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Meet the Team

Twenty-six students make up the executive planning committee for Dance Marathon known as Dream Team.

Dream TeamDream Team is responsible for planning all aspects of Dance Marathon and its events throughout the year, while also fundraising and increasing awareness at Hope. These are the people who make it all happen.

A year-long commitment, Dream Team is not for the faint of heart! Dream Team members spend the year organizing fundraisers, recruiting dancers and moralers, coordinating events with the Miracle Families and, of course, attending to every last detail of the marathon itself. 

Preferred candidates for Dream Team have prior experience with the event, either serving on one of the planning committees or participating as a dancer or moraler.

Applications for Dream Team are made available annually following the marathon in March. If you’re interested or have questions, please email dancemarathon@hope.edu.

Dream Team members dancing and laughing at Dance MarathonMeet Dream Team 2023–2024

  • Advisor: Andrew Haggerty
  • Community Relations Director: Nicholas Dawson
  • Logistics Director: Annie Snoap
  • Finance Director: Morgan Paul
  • Campus Relations Chairs: Nolan Kasher, Isabelle VanAntwerpen and Madelyn Vitu
  • Family Relations Chairs: Kyla Murray and Kaley Vitu
  • Morale Squad Chairs: Matt Buescher and Emma Lord
  • Hospital Relations Chairs: Mackenzie Halton and Jenna McCormick
  • Fundraising Chairs: Elsie Craig, Andrew Koorndyk and Hope Markley
  • Publicity Chairs: Emma Boyce and Chloe Yonkus
  • Catering Chairs: Ellie Coderre and Caitlin Geaney
  • Entertainment Chairs: Haley DeBoer and Ben Lentz
  • Decorations and Event Management Chairs: Margo Budde, Grace Hammers and Jane McGovern
  • Mini Marathon Chairs: Amanda Timonen and Alison Wegner