Evanston's newest leaders

Leadership Evanston Signature Program participants and graduates
2013 — 2018

LE XXVI: 2017 — 2018 class members

LE_June2018_graduates.pngListed alphabetically: Susan Marshall Abraham, community volunteer Kelli-Ann Alcott, Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. Carole Bass, community volunteer Ashley Brandt, attorney Karli Butler, Curt's Cafe Teri Campbell, Evanston Public Library Savannah Clement, City of Evanston Lori Coombs, Evanston Township High School Brandi Crawford, Youth Job Center Linda Del Bosque, Evanston Woman Magazine Neal Desai, LumenKids Jean Fies, community volunteer Ellen Frolichstein, Evanston In-School Music Association Steven Frost, Evanston/Skokie District 65 David Graham, Sidley Austin LLP Tanya Jenkins, Evanston Police Department Chantell Johnson, MacArthur Foundation Natalie Joy, Evanston Work Ethic Program Laurie Kaplan, community volunteer Lisa Levin, community volunteer Lesly Levitas, community volunteer Murphy Monroe, The Actors Gymnasium Mireya Morales, Rotary International Michael Moran, Anonymous Architects Joi-Anissa Russell, The James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy David Servillo, Gene Servillo Consulting Rebecca Slenk, McGaw YMCA Children's Center Rosa Ines Sriver, Evanston Cradle to Career David Stone, Northwestern University Bryant Wallace, Chessmen Club of The North Shore

LE XXV: 2016 — 2017 class members

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(from left to right): Nichole Boyd, Evanston Township High School Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan, diversity and inclusion consultant Ellen Feldman, recently retired Northwestern University Research Center Tasha Triplett, Curt's Café Letitia Mann, community volunteer Mark Watson, Nature's Perspective Val Buchanan, Northwestern University Evan Finamore, community activist Liz Schaps, Northwestern University Kristin Brown, Rotary International Michael Drennan, Ridgeville Park District Jess Rutstein, Justin Wynn Fund Yoli Maya Yeh, LumenKids and Fusion Academy Jody Wright, Evanston Police Department Lynn Chehab, NorthShore University HealthSystem Carmen Francellno, Family Focus Evanston Maggie Cong-Huyen, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Becky Moore, Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U) Bryon Harris, Evanston/Skokie District 65 Maggie Allexsaht, McGaw YMCA Socorro Castro, Evanston Public Library Kathleen Long, Laurel Associates, LLC Kylette Lindsey, City of Evanston Donique McIntosh, social justice and diversity consultant Lori Hatton, community volunteer ♦ Roland Fouche, City of Evanston Mary Ellen Poole, Impact Behavioral Health Partners (Housing Options) 

Not pictured: Pam Cytrynbaum, Injustice Watch Katie Knapp, City of Evanston

LE XXIV: 2015 — 2016 class members

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(from left to right): Cynthia Wilson, Garrett Theological Seminary Nicholas Gehl, Evanston Township High School Hannah Steinman, Youth and Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) Linda Gerber, retired journalist Amy Monday, Evanston Community Foundation Dennis Leaks, Evanston Police Department Kathy Shaw, community volunteer Karena Bierman, Rotary International Porschia Davis, City of Evanston Mitchell Smith, Ebenezer Primm Towers Elizabeth Feiertag, Mudlark Theater Toni Goerhing, Cherry Preschool Juliet Bond, Literature for All of Us Sandra Smith, Evanston Public Library Jennifer Arrington, North Shore Yoga Aimee Long, Allowance for Good Joan Casey, NorthShore University HealthSystem Ismalis Nuñez, Evanston/Skokie District 65 James Hagedorn, Bramer Animal Hospital TeeNeka Jones-Gueye, Infant Welfare Society of Evanston Karen McLeod, Rotary International Josh Gilbert, Temperance Beer Co. Brina Auguste, community counselor Fabiola Alfonso, YWCA Evanston/North Shore Melissa Blount, psychologist Nina Kavin, activist Tracy Lawson McKeithen, Family Promise Northshore Abigayle Shay, Northwestern University Willie Gregory, The Renaissance Collaborative Bobbi Goldman, Have Dreams

2014 — 2015 class members

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(from left to right): Emily Roth, Youth & Opportunity United (formerly Youth Organizations Umbrella, Y.O.U.) Perry Polinski, Evanston Police Department Lindsay Griswold, Rotary International Karl Adair, New Beginnings North Shore Church Michael Finnegan, visual artist Charlotta Koppanyi, community volunteer Sandeep Ghaey, Vinic Wine Co. Todd Adams, Northwestern University Kerri Daniels, Cherry Preschool Brenda Phillips, PrismPathways, Inc. Kulsum Ameji, LAF  Annie Coakley, Downtown Evanston Amy Carvalho Gulati, PEER Services ♦ Jesse Chatz, McGaw YMCA Melissa Polivka, community volunteer Patricia Linwood, Loyola University William Waskerwitz, NorthShore University HealthSystem Luis Rivera, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Rebecca Cacayuran, Evanston Community Foundation Barbara Sittler, Senior Connections Pam Tingley, community volunteer Robert Brown, Evanston Township High School Sunny Russell, Northwestern University Jaretlzi Carolina Renteria, Evanston/Skokie District 65 Nathan Norman, City of Evanston ♦ Karen McCormick, State Representative Robyn Gabel's Office Jill Skwerski, Evanston Public Library

2013 — 2014 class members

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(from left to right): Stephanie Clemson, communications consultant & community volunteer Joseph Jackson, youth mentor Sheryl Bartol, Beth Emet Foundation Board Member  Maureen Palchak, Northwestern Athletics Ben Schapiro, Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees Patti Anderson, PNC Bank, Curt’s Café Board member Anita Zawodniak, NorthShore University HealthSystem Eric Santiago, Downtown Evanston Debbie Mellinger, Talent Management and HR consultant Daylily Alvarez, Evanston Public Library  Miguel Jimenez, Evanston Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Artishia Hunter, Evanston Community Foundation Two-Generation Education Initiative Casey Lewis Varela, McGaw YMCA Board of Directors Kevin Kane, Evanston Housing and Homelessness Commission Ahmadou Drame, ETHS Community and External Affairs Coordinator Andi Drileck, National Able Network Elaine Kemna-Irish, Evanston Chamber of Commerce Jennifer G. Moran, Evanston Community Foundation Andrea Densham, Childcare Network of Evanston Gwen Jessen, Evanston Community Foundation Jon Arndt, Next Theatre  Kate Paz, Mather LifeWays Zanford (Corea) Edwards, Evanston Township High School Rita Ghose, Brigitte Schmidt Bell, P.C. Enjoli Daley, Evanston Police Department Ellen Muench, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) ♦ Erika Storlie, City of Evanston

Not pictured: Patricia A. Efiom, Ebenezer AME Church  Mira Kaiser, McGaw YMCA Brian L. King, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International