Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President

Vanessa Vergara
Attorney

Vice President

Todd Palmer
Executive Director, Chicago Architectural Biennial

Treasurer

 Jessica Miley
Principal Business Analyst, ComEd

Secretary

Vandita Garg

Board of Directors

 

Jamie Bender
Program Officer, Brinson Foundation

Steve Bynum
Producer, Worldview, Chicago Public Media

Jacob Campbell
Environmental Anthropologist, The Field Museum

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

Heather Miller
Executive Director, American Indian Center

Tracey Suppo
Co-Founder & CEO, Book + Main 

Michael Takada
CEO, Japanese American Service Committee

Vahap Uysal
Associate Professor, DePaul University Driehaus College of Business

Committees

FINANCE & sUSTAINABILITY 

Jessica Miley, Chair

Vahap Uysal

Programs & INITIATIVES

Heather Miller, Chair

William Estrada

Omar Torres-Kortright

Monica Jirak

Jacob Campbell

Marketing & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Demetrio Cardona-Maguigad, Chair

Steve Bynum

David Deyhle

Thamara Dittmeier

FUNDRAISING & sTRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Suzanne Franklin, Chair

Jason Lesnieswicz

Randy Adamsick

Jamie Bender

Vandita Garg

Kerstin Lane

Interested in getting involved with a committee? Contact Peter Vega at [email protected]

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