Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President

Vanessa Vergara
Attorney

Vice President

Todd Palmer
Executive Director, Chicago Architectural Biennial

Treasurer

Vahap Uysal
Associate Professor, DePaul University Driehaus College of Business

Secretary

Jessica Miley
Principal Business Analyst, Exelon Corporation

Board of Directors

Jamie Bender
Program Officer, Brinson Foundation

Steve Bynum
Producer, Worldview, Chicago Public Media

Demetrio Cardona-Maguigad
Partner and Design Strategy Director, Lime Red

David Deyhle
Vice President, Chicago History Museum

Suzanne Franklin
Non-Profit Consultant

Elsie Hernandez
President & Founder, Haitian American Museum

Jason Lesnieswicz
Director of Cultural Tourism, Choose Chicago

Robert Price
Local Director, Head of Workplace + Strategy, China Jones Lang LaSalle

Michael Takada
CEO, Japanese American Service Committee

Committees

FINANCE & sUSTAINABILITY 

Vahap Uysal, Chair

Programs & INITIATIVES

Heather Miller, Chair

William Estrada

Omar Torres-Kortwright

Marketing & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Demetrio Cardona-Maguigad, Chair

Steve Bynum

David Deyhle

Thamara Dittmeier

FUNDRAISING & sTRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Suzanne Franklin, Chair

Jason Lesnieswicz, Chair

Randy Adamsick

Jamie Bender

Vandita Garg

Kerstin Lane

Interested in getting involved with a committee? Contact Emily Reusswig at [email protected]

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