Marianne Fieber – Administrative Chair

Education:  BFA-Theatre Performance from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and MS-Education in Waldorf Administration and Community Development from Sunbridge College, Spring Valley, NY.  Waldorf Teacher Certification from Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program, Chicago, IL. Foundation Course of Anthroposophical Studies at Emerson College, UK.

Professional Experience: Administrative Chair, PRWS since 2013. Administrator, Four Winds Waldorf School, Warrenville, IL; Class teacher for grades 1 – 3, Four Winds Waldorf School, Warrenville, IL ; Eighth grade community service program Coordinator, Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor, MI; Faculty member, Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program in Chicago; and  High School Coordinator at the Chicago Waldorf School.  National Membership Secretary for the Anthroposophical Society in America, International performer with Moving Word Theatre, LTD. Member of the Pedagogical Section of the School for Spiritual Science and the Central Regional Council of the Anthroposophical Society.



Mary Christenson – Development Directormary

Education:  BS in Social and Economic Development from the UW – Green Bay, graduate work in International Development and Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Certificate training in Waldorf Administration and Community Development from Sunbridge College in Spring Valley, NY. Additional trainings have been in Calling the Circle and Reiki.

Professional Experience: Fund development and administration positions at Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School beginning in 1994.  Regional Coordinator of Development and Administrative Network of AWSNA (DANA) from 2000-2010. Delegate for AWSNA, providing support for neighboring schools and as a conference presenter. Advisor to the Mid-States Shared Gifting Group of the Rudolf Steiner Foundation and member of the Anthroposophical Society in America.




Cynthia Olmstead – Development Coordinatorcynthia

Education:  15 years of nonprofit develpment/fundraising/communications workshops, seminars and trainings.   B.S. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, M.S. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ph.D. University of Florida at Gainesville.

Professional Experience:  Development Coordinator at PRWS: 2004-2014.  Executive Director, Mississippi Valley Conservancy, La Crosse, WI: 1998-2004; Science Director, The Nature Conservancy, Peoria, IL: 1993-1998; Science Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy, Gainesville, FL: 1992.





Maureen Karlstad – Admissions & Enrollment Coordinatormaureen

Education: Summer trainings in Waldorf Education at Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA; Sunbridge College, Spring Valley, NY; Arcturus Educational Program, Chicago, IL; Center for Anthroposophy, Wilton, NH; Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training, San Rafael, CA; Sound Circle Center, Seattle, WA; M.S in Special Education, University of North Dakota; B.S in Elementary Education, University of North Dakota; B.A. in American Studies, Miami University.

Professional Experience:  Enrollment Coordinator, PRWS, 2010-2014; Class Teacher, PRWS, 1993-2010; Special Education teacher, Richland Center School District, Richland Center, WI, 1987-1991.




Erika A. Broser, Interim Business Managererika

Education:  BA Art/Psychology from New England College; MA Art Therapy/Transpersonal Psychology from The Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO.

Professional Experience:  Bookkeeper with the Driftless Cafe, Campbell-Lacoste, Inc.; Owner/Partner with Tulips in Viroqua, WI; Administrative Assistant/Office Manager for the Minervini Group/MAM Contracting in Traverse City, MI







nan  Nan Marshall, Secretary










Tanja Birke, Secretary









mstip  Janie Tippins, “Miss Tip”, Librarian









marc  Marc LeMaire, Custodian









Kitchen Crew: L to R,  Amy Petrozzini (Cook), Sol Jansen (kitchen helper), Jim Hallberg (Cook) and Trever Datch (kitchen helper)