Our Board of Directors
Stephen is excited about joining the Woodland School Board this year. He is a member and chair of the Outreach Committee. He works in Littleton for the Alpine Clinic as a Physical Therapist and has two children, Tyler and Nina, attending their second year at Woodland. He is an outdoor and fitness enthusiast particularly enjoys running, competitive Strongman, hiking, skiing, whitewater rafting, and playing with his kids. Stephen can also be found bartending on the weekends at his family owned restaurant Chang Thai Café in Littleton.
Little known fact: In his younger days, Stephen dated Richard Nixon's granddaughter! Oh, and he's hiked Vermont's Long Trail and all forty-eight 4000 footers in New Hampshire.
Rob Constantine - President
Rob Constantine and his partner Tess Woods live in Bethlehem with their son Miles, who just started at Woodland, and dog Bonita. Two older children, Tori and Sawyer, are at college and daughter Veronica lives and works in Maine. They came to Bethlehem in 2012 for The White Mountain School where Rob oversees finances and operations as Chief Financial Officer. Immediately prior to WMS, Rob was vice president for advancement at Unity College in Maine. Part of their draw to the area was Woodland, and Rob is excited to serve as a Board member and be a part of such a great School. Outside of the busy life of a boarding school, Rob enjoys spending time with family and taking advantage of the local opportunities for outdoor activity.
Little known fact: Rob was part of a band that played at farmers' markets throughout Maine.
Crystal Hodgdon lives in Sugar Hill with her husband and three daughters. She loves working with children in a variety of settings. In 2005, she worked with a group of parents to establish Gale River Cooperative Preschool. Now, 11 years later, Crystal is entering her 6th year as lead teacher at Gale River Cooperative Preschool. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running, and trying to keep up with her girls. Crystal is excited to join the Woodland Board and support their student centered educational philosophy.
Jenny Johnson grew up on the seacoast exploring intricate shorelines by boat, and now makes new discoveries on her feet in the White Mountains nearly everyday. She lives in Bethlehem with her farmer husband, Sam, and three children, Thatcher, Sylvie, and Adler - who cannot wait to attend Woodland! Jenny was a founding teacher at Woodland and is continually amazing by Woodland students' motivation, creativity, compassion, and depth at which they explore a Journey of Discovery. Jenny is currently the school’s Director, and now chairs the Enrollment and Personnel committees.
Little Known Fact: Back in the day, Jenny was a competitive, synchronized figure skater!
Madalyn Sheehy - Secretary
Madalyn Sheehy grew up in southern CT, went to college on Long Island and now lives in Bethlehem, NH. This is her first year serving on the Woodland board as a community member and is the board's new Secretary. In her free time, Madalyn enjoys reading, dancing, crafting, directing children's theater and eating good food.
Little known fact: When Madalyn was little she had a pet deer named Woodrow who used to sleep on the end of her bed.
Heather Russo - Treasurer
Heather Russo is a native New Englander; growing up in southern Maine, attending college in Boston and most recently living in Rhode Island working in the financial services industry for 15-years. She moved to Littleton in 2012 with her 'scientist' husband Ryan and their then almost 3-year-old son, Pilot. Woodland's mixed-age and multi-faceted learning and discovering environment was a key factor in their decision to relocate to the north country. Heather serves as Treasurer, chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Fundraising and Personnel Committees. Heather enjoys gardening, doing yoga, working on home projects and exploring with Pilot.
Little known fact: Heather holds a 2nd degree black belt in karate.
Jeannie attended North Eastern University where she studied Business Administration and following worked in the ski industry at Attitash Ski resort for 28 Years in Human Resources.
Since deciding to make a career change, she has joined Meadowstone Farm living out her passion to be part of the local food movement. In her present position at Meadowstone she is the bookkeeper, greets people at the farm stand, and helps with processing and harvesting crops.
Jeannie joined the Woodland School Board in 2017 to learn more about the school and bring her Human Resources and Accounting skills to the group. When not working at the farm Jeannie enjoys biking, hiking, skiing, and exploring the natural world around us.
Little known fact: Jeannie was a staff naturalist at Attitash Ski Resort and lead guided nature hikes and snowshoe tours.
Lori was born and raised in Littleton, NH where lives with her husband, daughter, and three fish! She is a customer service manager for a local company and became involved with Woodland’s School Board just shortly after her daughter began attending the school. Lori enjoys being outside to enjoy God's beautiful creation…the sights, smells, sounds, songs, and feel of life all around whether she is skiing, running, walking or playing tennis. Indoors she plays board, card, and word games - and most recently began her quest to learn how to cook!
Little known fact: As a kid, Lori took the Tootsie Roll Pop Challenge! How many licks does it take to get to the center? Ask her, and she’ll tell you! She even has a certificate to prove it.