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Gail Agans (2003 to present) – Bookkeeper

Gail is from Newton, Massachusetts and graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Civil Engineering. She is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s 4,000 Footer Club. Gail’s daughters are graduates of Pine Hill.

Kevin Boulanger (2013 to present) Facilities Manager

Kevin graduated from High Mowing School and is pleased to have his two sons attending Pine Hill.

Susanne Buchanan (2012 to present) Office Coordinator

Susanne joined the administration staff in fall 2012. She was born in Goeppingen, Germany and educated at the Vocational Technical Trade School Goeppingen where she received a Diploma in general Technology and completed her apprenticeship with as an Industial Technician/skilled Tradesman. She studied Mechanical Engineering at the technical College, Esslingen Germany, for a year prior to moving to the U.S. Susanne settled in the U.S. after marrying her husband, a New Hampshire resident, and connected to Pine Hill first as a parent. Susanne has worked at manufacturing companies in Germany and the U.S. including Hitchiner Manufacturing in Milford and Nimcor in Nashua. She also worked in customer service at the former Laconia Bank in Bedford. Susanne's youngest son currently attends Pine Hill, and her older son, who attended PH Grade1-8, has moved on to High Mowing.

Barbara Johnson (2006 to present) – Business Manager

Barbara was the Finance Manager at the Hungry Hollow Co-op in Spring Valley, New York, for 16 years and lived in the Threefold Community for almost 25 years. She has a B.A. in Speech Communication from Oakland University in Michigan and studied Performing Arts Management at Brooklyn College. She is currently enrolled in the Applied Arts Program at Sunbridge College. Her three children are all Waldorf school graduates.
Mary McDonough  (2013 to present)  School Administrator
Mary McDonough grew up in Bristol, NH and attended the New Hampton School. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree and an Advanced Certificate Degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. She later completed a Master's Degree in General Administration. Mary studied ancient architecture at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France as well as Ancient Indian civilizations in Mexico. Mary was a healthcare executive prior to staring a family, and has been an active volunteer and Trustee at Pine Hill Waldorf School for the last 15 years before joining the administrative staff as School Administrator.
Karen Nadeau (1983 to present) – Housekeeping
Karen is a graduate of Keene State College with a degree in General Studies, with concentrations in Psychology and English. She is a Reiki energy healing practitioner, who offers services to those who are healing from chronic and serious illness, and as a hospice volunteer. An environmental and animal rights activist, she enjoys volunteering at a local animal rescue league. In her spare time, Karen also enjoys hiking and mountain climbing, long bicycle rides, growing flowers, snowshoeing, practicing yoga, and bird and wildlife watching. She lives in the beautiful and peaceful forest of Greenfield with her animals.