These are our active School of Living Committees. If you would like to learn more about any of these groups or would like to contact one of the chairs or working members; please email: or use our contact form.

Deborah Fisher, Chair

Ahimsa Village Education
Bob Flatley and Kelle Kersten

Community Growth Fund (CGF)
Brenda Carr, Chair

Michaelann Velicky and Deborah Fisher, Co-Chairs

Ethical Investments
Jerome Liss, Chair

Farmland Access Project (ad hoc)
Karen Stupski

Finance (formerly “Development”)
Karen Stupski, Chair

Heathcote Education
Karen Stupski, Chair

Rita Jane Kiefert and Ann Wilken, Co-Chairs

Technical Assistance (Land Sub-committee)
Karen Stupski

Membership & Elections
Paul Harne, Chair

Bob Flatley, Chair

Strategic Planning (ad hoc)
Brenda Carr

Board Development (ad hoc)
Brenda Carr


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