Board of Directors

Who Are We?

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body responsible for the financial and legal realm of the school. The board has several committees that support its work.

Jay Rothenberger

Board Chair

Christopher Young


Sophie Lee

PA Chair

Anita Mckay

Board Policies

Arne Rickert

Site Maintenance

Cynthia Anderson

Alumni Parent
High School Liaison

Chris Jackson

Site Support

Heather Church

Interim Pedagogical Director,

Vice President 

Siobhan Hughes

Administrative Director

Afra Zhang




Members include the treasurer, administrator, finance administrator, and a faculty liaison. The committee is responsible for planning and implementing the yearly budget, overseeing operating expense, attending to financial questions as they arise in the course of the year, and preparing monthly and annual statements.

Tuition Adjustment Committee

Chaired by the administrator, with one Board member. It makes decisions about individual grants to families requesting assistance.

Site Development Committee

This group plans and implements site development projects for the school building and property while preserving and promoting the aesthetic and pedagogical integrity of the school.

Promotions & Outreach Committee

This committee directs and executes the marketing, communications and outreach initiatives of the school.

Fundraising Committee

Class fundraising is managed by the Parent Association. The PA creates guidelines and criteria, coordinates timelines for various fundraisers, and distributes responsibilities among classes evenly.

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Halton Waldorf School

2193 Orchard Rd

Burlington, Ontario 

Canada  L7L 7J8


Phone: 905-331-4387

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Founded in 1984, Halton Waldorf School is an independent, accredited Waldorf school serving students in Burlington and the surrounding area. We offer programs from parent and child through grade 10 and will have a full high school by the 2021-2022 school year. HWS is a place to grow intellectually, artistically and socially. Our early years programming is accredited by WECAN. Our grades 1 through 8 are accredited by AWSNA. 

Registered Charity Number: 119236586RR0001


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