Stejara Dinulescu

Majors: Studio Art, Psychology, Creative Computing
Favorite Dances: Rumba, Samba, Bachata, Salsa
Other Organizations: Student Art Association, SMU Honors Program
Fun Fact: I like vampires.

Natalie Miller
Vice President

Majors: Music Education, Biology
Favorite Dances: Quickstep, Cha Cha, West Coast Swing
Other Organizations: Theta Tau Professional Fraternity, SMU Catholic Campus Ministry, Young Music Educators Association, Loyd Leadership Team
Why ballroom? Some people I had just met dragged me to a ballroom practice, and I surprised myself by actually enjoying it.

Megan Hauck

Major: Political Science
Minors: Russian Area Studies, Law and Legal Reasoning
Favorite Dance: Cha Cha
Other Organizations: Mustang Heroes, Commons Council
Fun Fact: I love the outdoors!

Heather Smith
Event Coordinator

Majors: History, International Studies
Minors: Art History, Italian Area Studies
Favorite Dances: Waltz, Samba
Other Organizations: Sold my soul to ballroom
Fun Fact: I have ridden on a sled pulled by huskies in Alaska!

Sean Griffith

Majors: Physics, Political Science
Minors: Law and Legal Reasoning
Favorite Dance: Rumba
Other Organizations: TEDxSMU
Why ballroom? I love the people and the sparkly dresses!

Dillon Weir
Team Captain

Major: Economics with Financial Applications
Favorite Dance: Viennese Waltz
Other Organizations: Ballroom is my life.
Fun Fact: Still can't keep time while dancing.

Olivia Neilands
Team Captain

Majors: Business and Statistics, concentration in Risk Management & Insurance
Minors: French
Favorite Dances: Anything Latin
Other Organizations: Mustang Heroes, Panhellenic Council
Why ballroom? I switched my pointe shoes out for heels freshman year and never looked back.

Mickey Saloma
Faculty Advisor

Mickey Saloma was born in Pamplona, Spain, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He found his way to Texas in 1994 when he decided to attend Texas A&M University. He has worked for 12 years in higher education and is currently the the Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention here at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering.

Married to a native Texan, Mickey is the proud father of two little boys. He loves the Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis Cardinals, and Spain's National Soccer Team (La Furia Roja). His hobbies include studying the chronology of the Pharaohs, the geography of the brain, and the history of early Hungarian cabinet making.