Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a group of visionary leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to Waldorf education and San Francisco Waldorf School. Trustees offer a diversity of expertise and experience in service to the school.

The Board is responsible for the school's long-term fiscal, legal, and structural health and shares governing responsibilities with the College of Teachers and the Administrative Director.

The school community is encouraged to attend monthly Board of Trustees meetings. The Board can be reached at

Craig Appel

Administrative Director

John Burket

HS Biology

Joan Caldarera

HS Humanities

Danielle Dignan

Gerhard Engels

Director of Finance and Strategic Planning

John Froley

Stephen Goldmann

Elizabeth Halifax

Alumni Parent

Ghita Harris-Newton

Paige Hart

Alumni Parent

Gretchen Hillenbrand

John Jackson

HS Mathematics, 9th Grade Sponsor, College Co-Chair

Sami Kudsi


Elizabeth Rutherfurd

Alison Sant-Johnson

Vice President

Sheila Schroeder


James Stearns

Tzaddi Thompson

Carina Trowbridge

Moira Walsh

William Wolcott


Michael Zatopa

Alumni Parent
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