Olga Ryan is mother to three children, all TWS grades students. Olga is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in nursing leadership. She manages El Rio’s Birth & Women’s Health Center, southern Arizona’s only free-standing midwifery-led birth center. She works with the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers in establishing standards and promoting quality outcomes for birth centers nationwide. She and her husband are both veterans of the United States Air Force. Olga has volunteered with the Tucson Waldorf Education Association’s school board since 2011.