our board

The Evanston Community Foundation salutes our dedicated board of twenty. The board is broadly representative of the community we serve and vitally important to the work we do, providing leadership, sharing knowledge, and rolling up their sleeves to ensure a vibrant, thriving and inclusive Evanston.

board members

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Listed alphabetically: Judith Aiello-Fantus Lisa Altenbernd Lun Ye Crim BarefieldMichele BergWilliam Blanchard Michael Brody Diana Cohen John Cunningham Joan Gunzberg (term ended May 2017) Julie Hamos Pete Henderson Bill Logan (term ended May 2017) Anne Murdoch (term ended May 2017) Patty Reece (term ended May 2017)Bart RoccaTim Russell Keith Sarpolis (term ended May 2017) Gene Servillo Sandra Waller Shelton Larry Singer Todd WienerJudy Wittnot pictured newly elected board members, May 2017: Jabbar Bennett Matthew Feldman Michael Walker Kelley Williams Simon Yohanan

committees of the board

As prescribed by the Foundation's by-laws, the board chair annually appoints members to its four standing committees — Audit, Board Development, Executive and Investment. Each committee has two or more directors as members and nondirectors may serve on committees, as long as a majority of members are directors.

The Executive Committee directs the work of ECF's three mission-based board committees: Community Investment & Engagement, Philanthropic Engagement, and Governance & Sustainability. The audit, governance and investment committees operate within Governance & Sustainability. Executive committee members are listed below, and the list of all Committees of the Foundation board as of November 9, 2016 (to be updated soon reflecting the newly appointed board as of May 2017).

executive committee

Diana Cohen, board chair Lisa Altenbernd, vice chair William Blanchard, treasurer Michael Brody, past chair Monique Brunson Jones, President and CEO Tim Russell, secretary Larry Singer, chair — community investment & engagement committee