STUDENT BILLING COORDINATOR
BS, Accounting, State University of New York at New Paltz
Kimberly joined Green Meadow in August, 2011 after graduating from SUNY New Paltz. A lifelong Yankees fan, Kim has played in baseball and softball leagues since the age of 7. Other hobbies include volleyball, kickball, and bowling. She currently resides in Dutchess County.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
BA, English, University of Florida; Certificate in Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation, Hunter College
Vicki joined Green Meadow in December 2007. Prior to coming to the school, she spent seven years as Development Director at MADRE, an international women's human rights organization based in Manhattan. Her background is in fundraising, resource development, community organizing, editing, and publishing. She serves on the Green Meadow Collegium, on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and The Bulletin Committee, and also teaches Practical Math to 12th graders every Fall.
Originally from New Haven, CT, Vicki discovered Waldorf Education in college, when she worked at the Waldorf School in Gainesville, FL. Her daughter attends Green Meadow.
BA, German Studies, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Averi joined the Development Office at Green Meadow in 2012. She is a graduate of the Chicago Waldorf School and Eurythmy Spring Valley, and Waldorf Education and anthroposophy have been a significant part of her life from the age of six. During her four-year training at Eurythmy Spring Valley, Averi nurtured her love of event coordination, fundraising, and bringing people together in support of shared values based in anthroposophy. Averi serves on the Go Green Committee at Green Meadow to promote sustainability and environmental awareness.
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
BA, English, University of Rhode Island; MST, English 7-12, St. Thomas Aquinas College
Melissa became a lifelong admirer of Waldorf® Education after a childhood visit to the Green Meadow Poetry Festival. She comes to Green Meadow with a background in publishing and middle and high school English education, and she has contributed to publications and communications work for WECAN (the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America). Her three sons attend the school.
BA, Contemplative Psychology and Writing and Literature, Naropa University; Waldorf Teacher Certificate, Sunbridge College; MS, Educational Psychology and Methodology, University at Albany; Educational Leadership Certificate, K-12 Principal Certification, Marywood University
TreeAnne is a lifelong learner and educator. Before becoming a Waldorf teacher in 2004, TreeAnne was an assistant librarian in university libraries. When TreeAnne decided to enter the classroom, she obtained a position with AmeriCorps at Poughkeepsie High School in Special Education.
TreeAnne had learned about Waldorf Education in 1996 in a Cognitive Studies class at Naropa University, with Dee Joy Coulter, EdD., and once she completed her year with AmeriCorps, she applied to Sunbridge College. After studying, TreeAnne began teaching in Kindergarten and moved into the grades as a Class Teacher at Mountain Laurel Waldorf School in New Paltz, NY. TreeAnne served in many leadership roles while at MLWS and it was from these experiences that she developed an interest in school administration. Once she completed the eight-year Class Teacher loop, she moved to Northeast Pennsylvania and enrolled in an educational leadership post-Master's program. She has been serving in the administrative realm ever since.
TreeAnne has worked for The New Teacher's Project, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, as an Adjunct Faculty in the education department at Lackawanna College, as Pedagogical Administrator at River Valley Waldorf School, and most recently she was the Principal at Circle of Seasons Charter School. Though TreeAnne will forever miss being a classroom teacher, she loves serving and supporting the development of the child through her work with the faculty and community.
BA, Business Management, and BA, Philosophy, SUNJ, Ramapo College; MSW, Clinical Social Work, NYU
Linda has worked as an accountant for American Finance Corporation and Rockwell International. She has also worked in and supported the Threefold Community for over 30 years. She has served as board treasurer for many institutions, most recently The Foundation for Rudolf Steiner Books. She is on the Finance and Benefits Committee at Green Meadow.
Linda enjoys playing the piano and the violin. She loves to cook, garden, listen to classical music, and study anthroposophy and Goethean science.
high school guidance
BA, Therapeutic Recreation, Theatre, San Francisco State University; MA, Educational Theatre, Emerson College, Boston; MS, School Counseling, Long Island University
Joanne has worked as a counselor, theater director, drama teacher, and recreation therapist for the past 24 years. She began her career in San Francisco, working as a recreation therapist in both educational and clinical settings with various populations, including youth at risk, brain-injured patients, and AIDS patients. Her work in the theater includes both professional and academic directing credits, and she also worked as an adjunct professor of drama. She has also worked as an assistant editor on Youth Theatre Journal and has co-authored drama education curricula.
Joanne received her master's degree in School Counseling in May 2010. She is an active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland County Guidance Counselor Association (WPRCA). She is the chair of the Green Meadow Drug and Alcohol Committee and oversees the senior internships and senior projects, in addition to continuing her study of anthroposophy.
HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRAR
BA, Communications, Temple University; MPS, English as a Second Language, Manhattanville College
A member of the Green Meadow staff since 1997, Helen helps manage the yearbook and senior projects. Her children are alumni of the school.
Michael grew up in Essex, England, and came to the United States in 1980. He spent several years framing pictures in Texas and joined GMWS in 2009.
LOWER SCHOOL REGISTRAR
BA, Sociology, Boston University
Joan's background is in residential land development and real estate sales management; she also spent several years managing a retail decorative kitchen and bath showroom. A member of the Green Meadow staff since 2004, her interests include the Fellowship Community and anthroposophy, 19th-century British literature, and architecture (especially that of Sarah Susanka). Her son and daughter are Green Meadow graduates.
MS, Family Nurse Practitioner/MPH, Population and Family Health, Columbia University; BSN, Regents College; Nursing Diploma, St. Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing
Maureen is a graduate of Green Meadow, where she has played a variety of roles since her graduation. She led an annual summer wilderness canoe trip for 10 years, taught health education, lectured on public health issues, and works as the school nurse. She received her graduate degrees in Nursing and Public Health and worked in NYC and Africa in the field of HIV/AIDS for 10 years.
After becoming a mother, Maureen realized that the best thing for her health was to knit, sew, and crochet, and she eventually enrolled in the Applied Arts Program at the Fiber Craft Studio. Three of her four children attend Green Meadow.
Claus is a business professional with many years of experience in independent school administration, human service organizations, intentional communities, and small businesses. He completed studies in school administration and community development at Sunbridge Institute and in social therapy from the School for Spiritual Science in Dornach, Switzerland. Claus is a certified instructor in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, is the CEO of LILIPOH Publishing, and has served on numerous boards of directors.
HEAD OF MAINTENANCE
BA, Biology, Manhattan College
Before Ray became a union carpenter, he was a professional guitarist and a recording engineer in New York City. He joined the Green Meadow staff in 2010. Ray is the parent of two Green Meadow graduates and an avid golfer in his spare time.
DIRECTOR OF Community Engagement & Philanthropy
BA, Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
A Waldorf advocate and parent since 2009, Lynne joined GMWS as director of development in early 2015. Lynne has been advising and serving in a leadership capacity for multiple sectors of the nonprofit community including social services, education, healthcare, cultural, environment, and the arts for over 29 years. Prior to arriving at Green Meadow, Lynne served as director of resource development for the Waldorf-inspired New Amsterdam School in Manhattan, a philanthropic advisor for voluntary leadership and major gifts to multiple nonprofits in New York City, and the director of campaign planning and administration for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s $650 million dollar campaign.
While in Ohio, she was the senior director of development for the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, and she held multiple positions of increasing responsibility at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, including senior director of development. Lynne’s experience in resource and relationship development has included synthesizing highly functional partnerships among nonprofit leadership, community thought leaders, major donors, and grassroots visionaries within and around the organization she serves.
Lynne's husband is an educator, and their daughter is enrolled at Green Meadow in the Lower School.