Executive Committee


Patrick J. Murphy
DePaul University

Vice President

Todd Palmer
Chicago Architectural Biennial


Vahap Uysal
Depaul University Driehaus College of Business


Jessica Miley
Principal Business Analyst
Exelon Corporation

Board of Directors

Randy Adamsick
Chicago History Museum
Jamie Bender
University of Chicago
Luis Bermudez
The Resurrection Project
Jennifer Brier
Women & Gender Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago
Steve Bynum
Chicago Public Media
Demetrio Cardona-Maguidad
Lime Red Studio
Suzanne Franklin
Non-Profit Consultant
Elsie Hernandez
Haitian American Museum of Chicago
Uday Joshi
Old Town School of Folk Music

Jason Lesnieswicz
Choose Chicago
Marlen Lux
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
Billy Ocasio
National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
Joe Podlasek
Trickster Art Gallery
Robert Price
China Jones Lang LaSalle
Ron Salazar
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Michael Takada
Japanese American Service Committee
Vanessa Vergara
Illinois Campaign for Political Reform