our team



    Catherine Barnard- Administrative Director









Sheila Strassburg- Sheila Strassburg: The Mrs. United States Pageant endorses and highly recommends Sheila Stassburg as your Hair and Make Up expert for the national pageant experience. Sheila is highly skilled and her work is of the highest caliber in the pageant industry. If you would like to contact Sheila email: sheilastrassburg@yahoo.com

JAY JOSEPH - Master of Ceremonies

For the past 31 years, Jay has been performing on both coasts in musical theater, production shows, headlining with his own act on several cruise lines, as well as performing on television & radio. He appeared as Billy Flynn in a National Tour of CHICAGO and currently performs at The Suncoast Hotel & Casino in The Hit Parade and is happy to be Emcee for the United States Pageants since 2004.

In addition to performing, Jay’s owns and operates ATOM Las Vegas, an interactive event & entertainment company. His troupe performs for local Restaurants, Hotels & Casinos, Corporate & Convention events & Team Building. His interactive Murder Mysteries were featured on Royal Caribbean & Norwegian Cruise lines.


CHRISTINA DeLESSO- Choreographer:

Christina is a a native of Nevada. She began dancing when she was three years old. She has experience in all dance styles including ballet, pointe, pa de deux, lyrical, jazz, tap, hip hop and ballroom dancing. She danced competatively for many yeats and p;aced i the tp 10 at numerous national dance contests. She was on the UNLV Rebel Girls Dance Team in 2006.

As the artisitic director and owner of Step Up Academy of the Arts, Chrisitina's award winning choreography has placed in the top ten at every regional and natinal competition.

As founder of Twinkle Toez Foundation, she has provided scholarships for at-risk and low income children, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Art of Dance.

Christina has choreographed seveal local and natinal pageants and is excited to be working with the delegates of the Mrs United States Pageant.



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