Meet our DJ, DJ Jon.
DJ Jon has been voted #1 DJ consistently for over two decades in Portland, ME. He has worked in radio for many years, serving as music director, mix-show DJ, on air personality and programmer. Sirius XM, Atlantic Coast Radio, and Saga Communications (Portland Radio Group). He can be heard presently at WHTP-Portland’s Hot 104.7
Along with birthdays, weddings, bat/bar mitzvahs, anniversaries, and corporate events, DJ Jon has worked with and performed with national and local corporations such as: Clear Channel, Interscope Records, Universal, Epic, Def Jam, Cellardoor Winery, IDEXX, Marriott Hotels, Portland Harbor Hotel, WEX, Marianmade Farm, Napa Auto Parts etc. Concerts include Dave Chappelle, the XX, Daryl Hall, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Billy Ocean, Salt N Pepa, Colbie Callait, George Clinton, John Legend, Nelly Furtado and many more.
Meet our host, Shannon Moss.
Shannon is a passionate journalist who has called Maine home since 1999. A former TV news anchor, Shannon is now host of Maine Public’s High School Quiz Show Maine.
Shannon is also the owner of Code Gratitude, a mission-driven company in Maine dedicated to showing our appreciation to first responders and military, by offering special discounts from local businesses.
Shannon, a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, lives in Falmouth with her husband Andy and two sons, Quinn and Rowen.
Senator Justin Chenette
Justin is serving as the youngest Senator in the Maine Senate where he represents Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Hollis, Limington, and part of Buxton. He is the ranking member of the Taxation Committee and sits on the Senate Committee on Conduct & Ethics.
Prior to his tenure in the Senate, Justin served two terms in the Maine House of Representatives. He is currently President of Saco's downtown development organization Saco Main Street, Vice President of the Friends of the OOB Ballpark, and is a member of the Saco Bay Rotary Club, Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Buxton-Hollis Historical Society.
Justin works as the Journal Tribune's Digital Advertising Executive, Saco Sport & Fitness's Marketing Coordinator, Ironman's Maine triathlon Volunteer Coordinator, and is also a small business owner, running his own marketing & public relations firm, Chenette Media LLC.
Meet our Director, Dr. Peter Then
Dr. Peter Then is a Periodontist at Corey + Then Periodontics in South Portland, Maine as well as the Director for the Casco Bay Study Club. As the standing champion for the Dancing With The Dentists Season 2, Peter couldn't have been more excited to take on the role of Director. Since then, he has officially caught the dance bug and still currently takes lessons with Polina from Ballroom Dance Portland.
Meet our founder, Dr. Glen Knock
Dr. Glen Knock is a recently retired dentist from Falmouth Dental Arts. Glen has a huge heart and noticed a deep need in community dental services and the lack of funding. With his love for both ballroom dance and dentistry, Dancing With The Dentists was born! The first season took place back in 2013 and was a magnificent success. Today, Glen is enjoying retirement and traveling the world with his wife.
Abbie McGilvery is the founder and owner of From the Nest - a social media and marketing company. She helps people find their stories and share them for the wold to see. She has a bubbly personality and is a tree-hugging, art-loving Mom for Portland, Maine.