Board of Directors

Evette Cardona, Chair 
Vice President of Programs
Polk Bros. Foundation 

Grace Hou, Vice-Chair 
President 
Woods Fund Chicago

Mark Ishaug, Secretary 
CEO 
Thresholds

Greg DiDomenico, Treasurer 
President & CEO
Community Memorial Foundation 

Brian Bannon 
Commissioner & CEO
Chicago Public Library

Arturo Bendixen 
Consultant
Housing for Health Plan 
Center for Housing and Health
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

DeRondal Bevly 
Managing Director
RubyRose Strategies 

Bruce Boyd 
Principal and Managing Director 
Arabella Advisors

Marca Bristo 
President & CEO 
Access Living 

Sharon Bush 
Executive Director
Grand Victoria Foundation 

Greg Cameron 
Executive Director
The Joffrey Ballet

 
Elizabeth Carrick 
Chief of Staff, Vice President, Administration 
Spencer Foundation

Peggy Davis 
Chief Officer of Programs 
Chicago Community Trust 

Evelyn Diaz 
President  
Heartland Alliance 

Josh Gibb 
President + CEO
Galesburg Community Foundation

John Kelker 
President & Chief Professional Officer
United Way of Central Illinois

Ann Kisting 
Executive Director
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce 
Foundation

Julian Posada 
Chief Operating & Enterprise Officer
The Resurrection Project

Angelique Power 
President
Field Foundation of Illinois

Alison Ranney 
Managing Director
Koya Leadership Partners

Cheri Richardson 
Executive Director
Gorter Family Foundation

Andrew Solomon 
Managing Director 
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 

Louise (Wegi) Ferry Stewart 
President 
Community Foundation of Macon County

Nareman Taha 
Co-Founder/ Director 
Arab American Family Services 

Robert Vaughan 
Executive Director
Dunham Fund