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Vicki Culp

Administrative Assistant

Vicki joined Green Meadow in July 2019. Before joining us, Vicki spent the past four years working as the Office Manager at the East Bay Waldorf School in California. After many years in the mortgage and property valuation industry, Vicki found her way to the Waldorf curriculum in early 2011 when she accepted the position as Registrar at the Marin Waldorf School. She quickly became fascinated with the curriculum and working with children. Vicki feels she has found her true calling working in a Waldorf school and enjoys living vicariously through her two daughters who are enrolled at GMWS. Vicki grew up in Truckee, CA where she fell in love with reading, stormy weather and long summer days spent at the lake.


Kimberly Frattura

FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

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.


Vicki Larson

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
HIGH SCHOOL ENL TEACHER

BA, English, University of Florida; Certificate in Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation, Hunter College; TESOL Certificate

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, publishing, and teaching English and Spanish. She serves on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and The Bulletin Committee, and also teaches Practical Math to 12th graders at Green Meadow. 

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.


Averi Lohss

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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.


Melissa McDonagh

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.


Helen Morgan

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 Partis

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

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.


Donna Quirk

Student Billing Coordinator

BS in Accounting, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkhill, NY

Donna joined Green Meadow in January 2019.  Prior to joining us, she worked in numerous non-profits as an office manager, accountant, and coordinator of after-school activities. In her free time, Donna enjoys the theater, the NY Yankees, relaxing on the beach, and has been involved in rescuing and fostering dogs.

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Joan Sandstrom

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.


Ray Volpe

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.


Lynne Wu

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.