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access to Evanston's leaders

During our 2015 – 2016 program year, participants in Leadership Evanston met and engaged with a wide variety of people making a difference in our community.


Paul Arntson Northwestern University

Mike Baskin Inclusion Solutions

Wally Bobkiewicz City of Evanston

Leslie Brown Piven Theatre Workshop

Mary Brown Evanston/Skokie School District 65

Heather Bublick Feast and Imbibe

Carl Caneva Evanston Health Department

Deandre Carter Feast and Imbibe

Craig Christiensen Evanston/Northshore YWCA

Betty Cohns Reba Early Learning Center

Rev. Kurt Condra Unity Church

Enjoli Daley Evanston Police Department

Paula Danoff, Evanston Art Center

Lou Dickson Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Joan Ducayet (LE XVIII) Evanston Community Foundation

Tim Eberhart (LEX XII) Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Rev. Patricia Efiom Ebenezer AME Church

Martha Fry Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Neil Funk Now We’re Cookin’

Dr. Paul Goren District 65

Steve Hagerty Hagerty Consulting

Chuck Happ Technology Innovation Center

Eileen Hogan Heineman YWCA Evanston/North Shore

Delores Holmes 5th Ward Alderman

Jacob Hostetter Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U)

Takumi Iseda Evanston Township High School

Kay Israelite Evanston Scholars

Lynn Johnson Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Meagan Jones (LE XIII) City of Evanston

Jennifer Kalas IRMCO

Patrick Keenan-Devlin (LE XVIII) James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Kristen Kennard James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Christine Kenny District 65 Literacy Works

Keith King Hagerty Consulting

Lucile Krasnow Northwestern University

Dan Kool Evanston Police Department

Sara LaMontagne Have Dreams and I LIKE SWEETS Bakery

Gretchen Livingston District 202 Board of Education

Rabbi Andrea London Beth Emet

Sgt. Dennis Leaks Evanston Police Department

Kathy Lyons Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Marty Lyons City of Evanston

Kate Mahoney PEER Services

Glen Madeja Frances Willard House

Dennis Marino Urban Regeneration Group LLC

Sheila Merry Evanston Cradle to Career

Michael Miro (LE XI) Mudlark Theater

Caitlin Moran Literature for All of Us

Mark Muenzer City of Evanston

Susan Munro Strategic Planning and Evaluation

Ali Nagib Illinois NORML

Johanna Nyden City of Evanston

Janet Beal Orejudos Open Studio Project

Father Robert Oldershaw St. Nicholas Church

Lori Osborne Evanston History Center

Eden Juron Pearlman Evanston History Center

Tracy Quattrocki Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board

Jaretzeli Carolina Renteria (LE XXIII) District 65

Dino Robinson Shorefront Legacy Center

Lisa Robinson Erie Family Health Center

Joey Rodger Evanston Friends Meeting

Betsy Rubin District65 Literacy Works

Shabnum Sanghvi diversity consultant

Marybeth Schroeder Evanston Community Foundation

Michelle Shumate Northwestern University

Doug Seibold Agate Publishing

Ann Sickon Center for Independent Futures

Karen Singer (LE VI) YWCA Evanston/North Shore

Bill Stafford Evanston Township High School

Janet Steidl concerned citizen

Mark Tendam 6th Ward Alderman

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl City of Evanston

Susan Trieschmann Curt’s Café

Jeanne Underwood Piven Theatre Workshop

Juan Villalobos Center for Economic Progress

Natalie Watson Evanston Streets Alive

Kyle Wideman Evanston Police Department

Dorothy Williams Family Focus – Our Place

Geoff Winthrop Acquirent LLC

Dr. Eric Witherspoon Evanston Township High School

Matt Yates Evanston Police Department

Paul Zalmezak City of Evanston