Our Board Members

There are the people that make Reckoning what it is.

Rogier Bos

Board Member
Rogier, 44, was born in Delft, the Netherlands, but grew up internationally. He ...

Shawna Snow

Shawna worked with enthusiasm as a public school science teacher in California. ...

Menno Gort

Board Member
Menno Gort, 60 is a father of 4, grandfather of 8, and has lived in Rotterdam ...

Jane Hanna

Board Member - Secretary
Jane Hanna is on the board of Reckoning. She works for the IB as a site ...


Since Reckoning has no salaried staff, these amazing people volunteers relentlessly and it's an honor to have each one of them as part of our team!

Matt Decovsky

I grew up in America, and studied engineering, but decided to switch career ...

Amael El Youssfi

I am Amael and I study Applied Psychology at Hogeschool Leiden. Soon I will be ...

Kaisa Stenberg

LEAD Facilitator
Kaisa, originally from Finland, has lived in Amsterdam for 6 years. After ...

Shayna Schapp

Art Designer
Shayna Schapp is an artist living and working in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ...

Jenni Iyoyo

Admissions & Public Relations Officer
Jenni was born in London, UK and has been living in Holland with her husband ...

Margaret Rijkeboer

Margaret Rijkeboer worked with many community programs in New York City as a ...

Trish Webb

Wisdom Teacher
Trish has over 10 years of primary school teaching experience in public and ...

Daniel Iyoyo

Daniel first came to Amsterdam from London, England in 1993 for what was ...

Marci Davis

I have always loved getting to know people…The good, the bad, the ugly…Who ...

Laura Koenders

Laura is a dutch girl born and raised in a small town near Amsterdam. She loves ...

More about Reckoning

The definition of "an education" is referred to as "an enlightening experience" which means that it is  more than staying in a building and follow a curriculum. It's about how a child is preparing for a life of discovery, entrepreneurship and collaborate with others. Learning never stops.

Reckoning uses art and play to :

  • encourage involvement and curiosity
  • work collaboratively on creative projects
  • develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • look beyond their own group consciousness of the world as a whole
  • cultivate personal leadership with exemplary conduct
  • lay a foundation for success in later life, prepared to work in an international environment

Stitching Reckoning is:

  • ANBI status Stichting
  • Active in Amsterdam
  • Present in South Africa
  • Excited to partner with others
  • Comprised of the most committed and awesome volunteers you will ever meet
  • Always looking for new interns, volunteers, partners and funders

ANBI Information

Stichting Reckoning staat bij de Belastingdienst geregistreerd als algemeen nut beogende instelling (ANBI).


Stichting Reckoning Elandsgracht 33 1016TM Amsterdam KvK: 34301846 VAT: NL819405668B01 IBAN: NL11ABNA0893702781 BIC:ABNANL2A RSIN: 819405668 Phone: 020-6622358 email: info@reckoning.nl

Bestuurssamenstelling en beloningsbeleid:

Het bestuur van Reckoning:
  • Jane Hanna (secretaris)
  • Menno Gort (penningmeester)
  • Rogier Bos (voorzitter)
  • Shawna Snow (founder & directeur, plaatsvervangend voorzitter)
There are no salaried positions in the Stichting. Anyone who works in a professional manner, in accordance with budget approval can invoice to the Stichting for compensation. The hourly wage charged is based on industry standard, reduced by at least 40%.


The aim of Reckoning: Reckoning exists so that children (4-18) in marginalized communities can become local/global leaders. This aim is reached through its initiatives LEAD, InSite and ELA's and the unique training approach Reckoning has developed called, the Reckoning Approach, which combines art-making, leadership development and character education. The end result is seeing expanded proficiency in essential social skills and thier capacity to be leaders in their communities and in school.


Voor de periode 2013-2016 is een beleidsplan opgesteld, wat u hier kunt downloaden.

Verslag van uitgeoefende activiteiten en financiële verantwoording

Sinds 2012 publiceert Stichting Reckoning de jaarverslagen op de website. U kunt ze hier downloaden: