At the November 14th, 2017 annual meeting, the following members were voted on to the Board of Directors:

Krishna Woerheide (parent member) - appointed to finish 1 year term
Rose Arrowsmith-Decoux (parent member) - elected to a 3 year term
Kate Keeble (parent member) - elected to a 3 year term
Anne Mundell (educator) - appointed to finish a 1 year term

Officers were also elected:

Chairperson: Carolyn Fritz
Vice-Chairperson:  Lee Stewart
Treasurer:  Mike Carlson
Secretary:  Suzy Schweig

Meet the Board of GES


Carolyn Fritz :: Community Member

Carolyn has lived in Grand Marais for over 7 years, and is the Communications Manager at North House Folk School. Carolyn worked at GES as a paraprofessional for a couple of years and is excited to be part of the school again!
Term Ends: 2019

Vice Chairperson

Lee Stewart:: Community Member

Lee enjoys being newly retired!
Term Ends: 2018 


Suzy Schweig :: Educator

Suzy is from St. Louis, Missouri and spent 10 summers working as a wilderness ranger in the BWCAW before moving here 15 years ago. She is one of the founding members of Great Expectations School.  She has lots of stories to tell about those early days!  This is Suzy's 28th year of teaching and she is currently the educator for the Wolves (3rd/4th grades).
2nd Term Ends: 2019


Mike Carlson :: Community Member

Mike taught junior high math out of college for 13 years, then was in Apple computer sales and a consultant. For the past 15 years he has been a community volunteer on a variety of boards. Mike is widowed and has lived in Croftville since 1997.
Term Ends: 2020

Member At Large

Anne Mundell :: Educator

Anne began as a para at GES, and has worked in several grades during her career here. She currently teaches Kindergarten and lives in Lutsen.  Anne is glad to be a part of the GES community and is looking forward to her new role as a board member.
Term Ends: 2018

Member At Large

Dylan Dragswiek:: Parent

Dylan lives in Grand Marais and has a child at GES. He has donated his talents to the school making lunches, assembling the yearbook, helping with technical difficulties, and serving on the Board.
Term Ends: 2019

Member At Large

Linda Garrity :: Parent

Linda and her daughter, Sammie, moved into Cook County in May of 2009.  Linda has been a realtor for over 20 years and is currently an agent with Red Pine Realty.  She also has a property management business and is additionally the owner/ operator of Kah-Nee-Tah Gallery & Cottages.
Term Ends: 2019

Member At Large



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