Keely Tidrow, Board Chair & Afta Shock Troupe Member
Major Gifts Officer, The Old Globe
Fun Fact: When not playing tennis and dancing at Burning Man, Keely would like to one day drive a Monster Truck.
Brian L. Trotier, Board Member and Past Chair
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Foundation of Real Estate Associates (FREA)
Fun Fact: Brian played in several international rugby matches in his 20’s and was invited to try out for the U.S. national team in the late 70’s.
Cristal Gerrick, Vice-President Co-Chair
Attorney at Law, Mogin Law Firm
Fun Fact: Cristal is a dedicated yogi that enjoys camping trips as well as posh hotels! Always a fitness enthusiast, she is happy to support a dance-related nonprofit and drive it to further success.
Sarah McNew, Vice-President Co-Chair & Secretary
Physician, Kaiser Permanente
Fun Fact: Sarah is looking forward to getting to know the dancers better this year and helping to make Culture Shock a household name.
Alexandra Eaker, Treasurer
Attorney at Law
Fun Fact: Alex spent a semester in college going straight from dance team practice to Latin class, uniform and all.
Matt McMahon, Board Member
Financial Analyst, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp.
Fun Fact: Matt is a man of many talents. He is a member of Toastmasters, a runner, studies languages and history and used to teach Ballroom Dance. In his spare time, he volunteers at the Preuss School and teaches English as a Second Language. His b-boy name is Tandem Effect.
Jules Taggart, Board Member
Fun Fact: Jules is an avid runner, with several marathons and an ultra-marathon under her belt. When she’s not running, you can find her hangout pretty much anywhere where cupcakes are sold. It’s a delicate balance, really.
Lisa Witt, Board Member
Senior Vice President, National Data Collective (NDC)
Fun fact: Creativity and curiosity play a big role in Lisa’s life, whether it’s at work, play, or even in the kitchen trying new recipes. Being a dancer most of her life was a true platform to express this creativity and one of the reasons Lisa recently joined the Culture Shock San Diego board.
The Board of Directors dedicate themselves to ensuring that we are able to carry out our mission as a nonprofit organization year after year. Each board member contributes a personally significant amount of time and money during a two-year term. Culture Shock is always seeking dedicated professionals for their board. If interested please fill out the form below: