Netta Johnson is one of the founders of the Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton, where she has spent 20 years on the volunteer board of the Waldorf Eduction Society of Edmonton. She is the owner/founder of Stonehouse Publishing in Edmonton, and also serves as the Secretary for the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.
Netta is passionate about community, volunteerism, ethics and the stewardship of the natural world. She spends her time working on carpentry and masonry projects with her flock of backyard chickens. She is delighted to embark on a new journey to help support and conserve community-oriented businesses in Edmonton.
Doug Barrett is a professional engineer who has practiced in Alberta since 1983. He attained a Masters Degree at the University of Alberta in 1993 and from time to time has run his own engineering consulting firm. He enjoys commuter cycling and was involved as a volunteer for many years with the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters' Society (now Bike Edmonton). He authors a website about math and Canadian political history. He enjoys (live) chess and other board games, and is a hobbyist programmer. With some reservations, he does approve of the 21st century.
Cyrus Lewis would rather be reading a book, truth be told. But there's always so much to be done.
He is passionate about political economy and music. His interest in helping ECOE embark on its inaugural endeavours is inversely proportionate to his feelings about writing about himself in the third person. Upward and onward, comrades.
Andrea Callin is a programmer analyst who took a 15 year break to homeschool her children. In those 15 years, she was active with the Waldorf Education Society of Edmonton, Home Learning Society of Alberta, and the Alberta Junior Forest Wardens. She is passionate about community and environmentalism and is excited to be get involved in supporting local ethical businesses.
Anna Marie Sewell is a writer whose 30-plus year practice has centred community-engaged projects at the intersections of culture, discipline, language and modality. Raised on a subsistence farm, she keeps an organic garden in an urban space now, in a home happily shared with cyclists, cats, dogs and assorted bits of the Great Song.