Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees meets monthly to lead and foster the development of the Anchorage Waldorf School as indicated in the articles of incorporation.
Current Board Members
Renee Parks– Board Member, President
Jann Mylet – Board Member, Secretary
Laura Pannone- Board Member, Interim Treasurer
Nick Souza – Board Member
Kim Thomas – Board Member
Tomas Jensen- Board Member & Faculty Representative
Jeanne Larsen – Ex-Officio
Linda Shepherd – Ex-Officio
The Operations Group works to handle communication and to ensure that faculty are regularly updated and consulted during school operations. It is made up of the Early Childhood faculty chair, Grades faculty chair, and the Executive Director. This group meets weekly.
Parent Council’s purpose is to enhance the community life of the school. It’s goals are to
– encourage active, positive communication between parents, classes, committees and the governing bodies of the school,
– inspire parent involvement in the school,
– provide a forum for parents’ ideas, initiatives and concerns,
– coordinate social and educational events for the school community, and
– strengthen our connection to the Anchorage community by hosting education events and initiating community service projects.
Fall Gala Committee
Creates a signature event that raises our school’s profile and supports our school’s financial health.
Assists the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director in assuring the positive financial health of the school by monitoring finance, budgeting and making financial recommendations.
Recruits and oversees the hiring process for main classroom teachers, specialty teachers and aftercare providers.
Marketing & Enrollment Team
Develops and executes successful marketing materials and enrollment strategy, with the goal of building the student body to a level that provides stability for the school and strengthens our vibrant learning environment.
School Store Committee
Maintains our school store as a community resource for high quality items that support Waldorf education. Volunteer school store committee members manage inventory, sales and reconciliation.
Social Health Group
Facilitates and nurtures a healthy social environment within our school community, through the integration of social inclusion and community social health programs.
WalDads + HandyGals
Meets quarterly to work on projects around school, including grounds keeping, repair + maintenance, and organization.