After serving as a Central West Ballet Board Member for 7 years, including the positions of Secretary and Treasurer, Karin Reenstierna was appointed Executive Director of Central West Ballet in March 2018. A long time supporter and participant in the Arts, Ms. Reenstierna has also served as a Trustee with the Stanislaus Union School District for 8 years. She is a singer with the Modesto Symphony Chorus and a volunteer at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Ms. Reenstierna’s previous work with Central West Ballet has included an increase of the Company’s exposure to the community in a variety of ways, from phone banks to after school and summer school classes, grant writing and chairing benefit fundraisers. She is looking forward to reaching out to the community, donors and potential donors to create financially and professionally positive relationships in support of CWB.
Karin Reenstierna has a Graduate Degree in Comparative Political Systems and Social Welfare from the University of Stockholm and a Master’s in Human Resource Administration from Utah State. Most recently, she has been teaching US History, Gov’t and Economics at Valley Charter High School in Modesto.
As Executive Director, Ms. Reenstierna supports CWB’s vision of being a professional ballet company with a premier ballet academy.