Samford Valley Steiner School

School Board

The School Board 

President – Michael Ryan

Michael is an independent environmental consultant who applies behavioural sciences to shape technical specialists into high performing teams with a shared goal.  He is a father of two children at the school and is passionate about spiritual development.
Michael has good communication skills, both written and verbal, and has used these skills in negotiations and conflict resolution across all levels of government and non-government organizations.  Michael is keen to assist in the long-term strategic development of the school. 

Non-Executive Member – CHERRIE WILSON

Cherrie and her family relocated from Sydney in 2018 so that her 2 children could attend SVSS and become part of the community. Cherrie has more than 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit environmental charity sector leading governance, finance, IT, people and culture, legal, risk and compliance management.

She believes that the most critical asset for not-for-profit organisations is their people and throughout her career has sought to engage the people she is working with to drive development initiatives positively impacting financial sustainability, governance, cultural and organisational development.

Cherrie interest in being part of the SVSS Board is to contribute her skills and experience to support the school in its development ensuring that the values underpinning the Steiner education are upheld.