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Board of Directors

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Conrad Kloc


This is Conrad's third year at GWT, serving his second year on the board.

Conrad is a father of three; a 9 year old girl, 4 year old boy and 5 month old girl.  He is from Canada and moved to Washington 2 1/2 years ago.  He loves our little community and loves to see people connected with themselves, with nature, with community, and with higher power. 


Gretchen Kyle


Gretchen has been a part of Greenwood Tree since 2016, when she came to the Thimbleberry Kindergarten with her daughter Orryn (and husband Montie).

Gretchen’s family quickly fell in love with the Greenwood Tree community and she worked as a Thimbleberry Kindergarten assistant for 4 years and then as a Grade One teacher, while obtaining her Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher Certificate through Sound Circle Center for Arts & Anthroposophy.

Gretchen currently works at Whatcom Hills Waldorf School and also with Dr. Michael Lenarz, Upper Cervical DC. Gretchen has remained on the board serving a  second year as board Secretary. She hopes to bring an Anthroposophical perspective to the board and help Greenwood Tree remain a child centered program.

In her spare time, Gretchen enjoys rock hounding, gardening, reading, hiking, photography, writing silly songs,  knitting, doll making, soap making, felting and many other random crafts. 


Lindsey Grant


Lindsey is a mama of two kids, This year will be her families 3rd year at Greenwood Tree. She was homeschooled as a child and loves the world of alternative education. She has a bachelors degree in psychology. Lindsey dabbles in woodworking and has a love for working with her hands. She loves learning new skills and starting new adventures!  She is VERY excited to serve the school in any way she can this year.


Simone White




Val Jones

Trustee & Grant Writer

Valeria "Val" Jones has two children enrolled at Greenwood Tree and a third who recently graduated from Western Washington University. She has been blessed with experience working with people from all walks of life as both a social worker and an educator. She currently supports several community-based programs designed to stabilize crisis situations and elevate the voices of youth and families so that the behavioral health System of Care is designed with lived experience in mind. She has masters degrees in both interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Work, and has experience with non-profit organizations, grant writing, and program evaluation that she hopes to use to support the growth of Greenwood Tree's programming. 

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