The Board of Directors is the governance body responsible for the government and welfare of Kinstone Academy – the learning center at Kinstone dedicated to offering courses and practicums in Permaculture and related topics – and its interests, including students, faculty, staff and alumni. The Board meets two times per year to adopt rules, regulations, and policies governing the Kinstone Academy. The Board has authority over curricular development, student policies, and human resources management for Kinstone Academy.
Kristine Beck is the founder and director of Kinstone, LLC. She is also serves as director of operations for Kinstone Academy – the learning center at Kinstone dedicated to teaching Permaculture and related topics. Previously, Kristine Beck was owner/founder of a software company. She left the corporate employment in 2013 and now focuses entirely on the development of Kinstone as a working Permaculture demonstration & education site, a contemplative megalithic garden, and a destination, eco-tourism site. Kristine earned her Permaculture Design Certificate in 2011. Beck Bio
Wayne Weiseman the director of education for Kinstone Academy – the learning center at Kinstone dedicated to teaching advanced, applied Permaculture. Wayne is certified by The Permaculture Institute of Australia and the Worldwide Permaculture Network as an instructor of the Permaculture Design Certificate Course. He is also certified by the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) to teach continuing education in Permaculture to licensed architects and landscape architects. Wayne has taught, lectured and consulted internationally for many years. He has worked as a teacher and as a consultant to educators and administrators in curriculum and professional development. Weiseman Bio