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Craig Heindel

Secretary, Board of Trustees

Brief Biography

Craig is the parent of two VCS alums: Naomi ’03 and Ruth ’06. Naomi also serves as a VCS Trustee, and Ruth was a teacher at VCS from 2010-2012. Craig has been on the VCS board and various committees since 2007 and is currently the board’s Secretary. Craig is a consulting hydrogeologist; he has been conducting environmental evaluations for a wide range of clients all over Vermont and the northeast since 1980. He also occasionally teaches workshops and field trips about glacial geology and groundwater for a variety of post-secondary educational institutions and other programs. He’s an avid lover of the outdoors, including hiking, skiing, canoeing and kayaking, and wildlife viewing. Craig and his wife Judy Chaves live in Ferrisburgh Hollow.

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

Students emerge from their time at Vermont Commons School intrinsically motivated to seek out their role for improving the world, with the skills and competencies to do so.