Our Board

Sugarfoot Stomp is a not-for-profit incorporated society, run by the vision and passion of its members.

Responsible for overseeing this 'vision' are a team of superstar board members, dedicated to making Sugarfoot Stomp an exciting, fun and enjoyable society that meets the needs of the community and benefits its members. 

Any member of Sugarfoot Stomp can put their hand up at any time to be part of this amazing journey.

  Amy Burt   Amy B fell for Lindy Hop after moving to Wellington. Since starting Tap Dancing at 9 years old, she hasn't been able to keep her feet still! Amy enjoys the spontaneity and joy of connecting with people through Swing and Tap Dancing. She is passionate about growing the Wellington vintage dance community

Amy Burt

Amy B fell for Lindy Hop after moving to Wellington. Since starting Tap Dancing at 9 years old, she hasn't been able to keep her feet still! Amy enjoys the spontaneity and joy of connecting with people through Swing and Tap Dancing. She is passionate about growing the Wellington vintage dance community

  Amy Smith   Amy dove into dancing while living in Christchurch but it wasn't until Dunedin that she discovered swing dancing and a love for the community growing around it. After more than a decade of dancing in various scenes around NZ and developing an addiction to blues, Amy wants to focus on nurturing others into becoming passionate, positive advocates for the community until we finally take over the world.

Amy Smith

Amy dove into dancing while living in Christchurch but it wasn't until Dunedin that she discovered swing dancing and a love for the community growing around it. After more than a decade of dancing in various scenes around NZ and developing an addiction to blues, Amy wants to focus on nurturing others into becoming passionate, positive advocates for the community until we finally take over the world.

  Elise Broadbent   Elise discovered her passion for dancing while living in South America where every social occasion become a dancing opportunity. On returning to New Zealand she found swing dancing and loves the high energy and playfulness of the dance. She is a strong supporter of live music and is right behind Sugarfoot Stomp’s goals to support our local musicians and to create more fantastic live music events for the community.

Elise Broadbent

Elise discovered her passion for dancing while living in South America where every social occasion become a dancing opportunity. On returning to New Zealand she found swing dancing and loves the high energy and playfulness of the dance. She is a strong supporter of live music and is right behind Sugarfoot Stomp’s goals to support our local musicians and to create more fantastic live music events for the community.

 
  Hamish Cameron   Hamish first found swing dancing in Montreal, one of the historic jazz 'hot spots' of North America. For Hamish, the culture of fun, openness and friendship its the most valuable thing about swing dancing - something he's passionate about fostering in Wellington and the New Zealand dance scene.

Hamish Cameron

Hamish first found swing dancing in Montreal, one of the historic jazz 'hot spots' of North America. For Hamish, the culture of fun, openness and friendship its the most valuable thing about swing dancing - something he's passionate about fostering in Wellington and the New Zealand dance scene.

  Jen Hale   Jen first tried Lindy Hop while studying at the University of Otago when she took taster course on a whim and hasn’t looked back since. Jen loves the energy of Lindy Hop and solo jazz and is known for bringing more than a little sass to the dance floor. She loves that swing dancing brings together so many awesome people and is passionate about growing and supporting the community.

Jen Hale

Jen first tried Lindy Hop while studying at the University of Otago when she took taster course on a whim and hasn’t looked back since. Jen loves the energy of Lindy Hop and solo jazz and is known for bringing more than a little sass to the dance floor. She loves that swing dancing brings together so many awesome people and is passionate about growing and supporting the community.

  Megan Gibson   Dancing captured Megan's heart from a very young age. While Megan has performed professionally and taught dance for most of her adult life, she is a beginner to the swing dancing world. She is excited to learn with you all and be a part of this Wellington community.

Megan Gibson

Dancing captured Megan's heart from a very young age. While Megan has performed professionally and taught dance for most of her adult life, she is a beginner to the swing dancing world. She is excited to learn with you all and be a part of this Wellington community.

 
  Nick Kokay   Originally hailing from Christchurch by way of Dunedin, Nick moved to Wellington after finishing his studies at the University of Otago. He began dancing in 2011 when he was introduced to it while on exchange in England and has been in love with it ever since.

Nick Kokay

Originally hailing from Christchurch by way of Dunedin, Nick moved to Wellington after finishing his studies at the University of Otago. He began dancing in 2011 when he was introduced to it while on exchange in England and has been in love with it ever since.

  Sascha Feary   Sascha is a late convert to dance, but he has fallen in love and he’s not looking back. He is all about sharing the joy of dance with every dancer on the floor and in every class. He loves to Lindy, and revels Bal, but the dance that moves him most is Blues.

Sascha Feary

Sascha is a late convert to dance, but he has fallen in love and he’s not looking back. He is all about sharing the joy of dance with every dancer on the floor and in every class. He loves to Lindy, and revels Bal, but the dance that moves him most is Blues.

  TJ McErirney   TJ first stumbled across blues dancing when he took his Mum out for dinner… a year later, he has become well and truly hooked! TJ loves that dancing pushes him outside his comfort zone, and wants to help as many others get the same experience.

TJ McErirney

TJ first stumbled across blues dancing when he took his Mum out for dinner… a year later, he has become well and truly hooked! TJ loves that dancing pushes him outside his comfort zone, and wants to help as many others get the same experience.