Administrative Staff

Michael Soule


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Andreas Besuch

Pedagogical Administrator

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Paul Arand

Financial Manager

Paul ArandPaul, our Financial Manager, is a CPA who hails from a small town in Illinois.  He completed his bachelorís of Arts at Cornell University and his masterís in Business at University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  He earned the coveted Presidentís award while attaining an associateís degree in Computer Networking from Skagit Community College, and did further study to attain a certificate in technical writing from the University of Washington.  Paul started his accounting career as an auditor with Grant Thornton in Chicago.  After his family moved to the Seattle area, he continued as a personal tax accountant before joining the Waldorf School staff in 2002.  Paul has a strong connection to sports and the arts.  He has served for 10 years as the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation Commissioner, has been the South Whidbey High School girlís varsity soccer coach since 1997, is the acting Director of Coaching for the South Whidbey Youth Soccer Club, has performed trumpet for local church services, and plays/composes music on the piano.  Paul and his wife Betsy have 3 children all of whom have attended the WIWS beginning in the 3-day kindergarten.  Two are graduates and the third will be in 7th grade in 2009-10.

Sheila Weidendorf

Enrollment Director
Though born "out East" near Washington D.C., Sheila grew up in rural north central Minnesota. She spent her adult life in Minneapolis, MN  where she earned a B.A. in Music from the University of Minnesota's School of Music in piano performance and musicology, and later her M.A. in Feminist Theological Studies from United Theological Seminary in New Brighton, MN. Along her life's trajectory, she has also become a writer, an organic foods chef/caterer, an herbalist and a practitioner of the energetic healing arts. When not at WIWS, she is a performing pianist, and the Artistic Director and keyboardist for Island Consort, the early music ensemble she founded here on Whidbey Island.

Sheila is the mother of six children, ranging from age 10 to 27.  She lives in the woods here on Whidbey Island two youngest daughters.

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