Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body responsible for the financial and legal realm of the school.

As a non-profit organization and registered charity, our Board is responsible for the short and long-term strategic advancement of the mission and values of Halton Waldorf School. There are several committees that support their work.

Chris Jackson

Board Chair

Christopher Young  CPA CA


Sophie Lee

PA Chair

Patricia Bouwman

Board Development

Arne Rickert

Site Development

Cynthia Anderson

Vice Chair

Mahsa Yazdani

Fund Development

Heather Church

Interim Pedagogical Director 

Siobhan Hughes

Administrative Director

Rihana Rutledge

Early Childhood Faculty

Alla Markh

Grades Faculty



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.



This committee supports fund development and outreach initiatives of the school.

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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 11 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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