BOARD OF DIRECTORS

//BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MATTHEW SHELLENBERGER

MATTHEW SHELLENBERGER / BOARD PRESIDENT

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LIZ KUCHLING

LIZ KUCHLING / VICE PRESIDENT

I have lived in Skagit Valley since 2005, which is amazing considering I have never lived anywhere else for more than 2 years at a time. Skagit Valley is magical and is like a hidden gem, as is the same way I feel about Greenwood Tree. We have watched the growth of the school and feel honored that we get to be apart of a vibrant community with like-minded ideas. My background is in marketing and I have an Art Degree in Graphic Design with a photography emphasis. My family and I love to garden, cook, hike, explore, and travel. I also have a Star Wars Collection with over 5,000+ pieces.
LARISSA MANSFIELD

LARISSA MANSFIELD / SECRETARY

I grew up in the beautiful Skagit Valley and after traveling and living abroad, I really appreciate how special this area is. My children, Levi, Bjorn, and Kai, and my husband, Mark, share my connection to this place and a spirit of adventure. As a family we enjoy travelling, gardening, cooking together and time spent outdoors. While I am fairly new to Greenwood Tree and Waldorf education, I have over 20 years of experience as an actively involved parent in my childrens education. My children have sampled the full range of education experiences (public schools, parent partnerships, coop schools, international school, Danish schools, college, and homeschooling!) so I knew we had found something really special when we discovered Greenwood Tree. I have deep and abiding appreciation for Greenwood Tree Cooperative School and the amazing community that has grown around it and I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as a board member. To that role I bring extensive experience working for and with a range of educational and nonprofit organizations, and excitement about both the day to day workings and the long-term future of the school.
LISA LITTLEFIELD

LISA LITTLEFIELD / TREASUER

I’ve spent most of my adult life prior to children in Finance/Accounting and Business Administration. With our first child we made a lifestyle change and decided that we needed a parent to stay home with our baby. I was introduced to the Anacortes Co-op preschool with my daughter and attended for 6 years with both my children. I served on their Board as Director for three of those years and Treasurer for one year. I have served on the Board at Greenwood Tree for the since 2012. We our fortunate to live on beautiful Fidalgo Island with a couple of dogs and a few chickens. We enjoy camping, swimming, and just having fun as a family. I have loved watching Greenwood Tree grow over the past few years. Providing an alternative educational option for families is near and dear to my heart.
JESSICA BILES

JESSICA BILES / TRUSTEE

I am a homeschooling mother of two girls, ages 14 and 16. We have lived in many different places over the years, but finally settled in the Skagit Valley in 2010. Being new to the area, and being homeschoolers, we were having a difficult time finding a group that fit us and where we felt welcome. Luckily we found Greenwood Tree in 2011. It was just what we needed, and we never looked back. It provided us with a home, a place of belonging. Our girls are now older, and no longer going to Greenwood Tree, but we still consider the GWT community our family. It is where my girls and I made friends we will have for life, and we are so grateful for that. I feel honored every day to be able to serve on the board, and help this school continue to help people find the support they need for the growth and well being of their children.
NICHOLE ALBRECHT

NICHOLE ALBRECHT / TRUSTEE

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MARY STANKEY

MARY STANKEY / BOARD MEMBER

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