Boards and Councils

The Shriver Center is supported and governed by several boards and councils that set the organization's strategic priorities, oversee and supports its fiscal integrity, and serve as ambassadors for the organization.

Governing Board

The Governing Board ensures that the organization's strategic priorities advance its mission and oversees and supports its fiscal integrity.

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Joseph Antolin
Joseph Antolin

Antolin & Associates Consulting LLC

Evanston, IL

William Burns
William Burns

Washington, DC

Abe Chernin
Abe Chernin

Cornerstone Research

Chicago, IL

Debbie Chizewer
Debbie Chizewer
President

Earthjustice

Chicago, IL

Jacob Contreras
Jacob Contreras

Google

Chicago, IL

Steven Eppler-Epstein
Steven Eppler-Epstein

Non-profit Executive Coach

Middletown, CT

Graham Grady
Graham Grady

Taft Law

Chicago, IL

Norah Jones
Norah Jones

Quarles & Brady LLP

Chicago, IL

Sheila Berner Kennedy
Sheila Berner Kennedy

Top Box Foods

Chicago, IL

Chastity Lord
Chastity Lord

Jeremiah Program

Minneapolis, MN

Catherine Robb
Catherine Robb

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Austin, TX

Vincent Robinson
Vincent Robinson
Secretary

The 360 Group

San Francisco, CA

Lisa Marsh Ryerson
Lisa Marsh Ryerson

AARP Foundation

Washington, DC

Daniel I. Schlessinger
Daniel I. Schlessinger

Jaszczuk P.C.

Chicago, IL

Eugene Schoon
Eugene Schoon

Sidley Austin

Chicago, IL

Jill Schuker
Jill Schuker

JAS International

Washington, DC

Tim Silard
Tim Silard

Rosenberg Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Amanda Sonneborn
Amanda Sonneborn
Treasurer

Seyfarth Shaw LLPs

Chicago, IL

Raj Vohra
Raj Vohra

Google

Chicago, IL

Senior Advisors

The Senior Advisors provide expert counsel on the organization's anti-poverty initiatives.

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Jamie R. Price III
Jamie R. Price III

New York, NY

Leadership Council

Members of the Leadership Council serve as nationally renowned ambassadors for the organization.

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The Hon. Mickey Kantor
The Hon. Mickey Kantor

Los Angeles, CA

Donald Dell
Donald Dell

Largardère Unlimited

Washington, DC

Antonia Hernandez
Antonia Hernandez

California Community Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Bill D. Moyers
Bill D. Moyers

Moyers & Company

New York, NY

Bettina Plevan
Bettina Plevan

Poskauer

New York, NY

The Hon. John D. Rockefeller IV
The Hon. John D. Rockefeller IV

U.S. Senate: 99th-113th (1985-2015)

WV

Anthony Shriver
Anthony Shriver

Miami, FL

Maria Shriver
Maria Shriver

Los Angeles, CA

Mark Shriver
Mark Shriver

Washington, DC

Robert Shriver
Robert Shriver

Santa Monica, CA

Timothy Shriver
Timothy Shriver

The Special Olympics

Washington, DC

Jeff Tweedy
Jeff Tweedy

Wilco

Chicago, IL

Emeritus Council

Emeritus Council members previously served on the Governing Board and now serve in an honorary role as catalysts for the Shriver Center's anti-poverty work.

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Janice Blanchard
Janice Blanchard

Washington, DC

Ivan Bodensteiner
Ivan Bodensteiner

Valparaiso, IN

Stuart Cohen
Stuart Cohen

Annapolis, MD

Sandra Cuneo
Sandra Cuneo

Los Angeles, CA

Gregory Dallaire
Gregory Dallaire

Seattle, WA

Gill Deford
Gill Deford

Cambridge, MA

Harriet Ellis
Harriet Ellis

Chicago, IL

Sunny Fischer
Sunny Fischer

Chicago, IL

Eduardo Garza
Eduardo Garza

Chicago, IL

Elizabeth Gracie
Elizabeth Gracie

Oak Park, IL

Divida Gude
Divida Gude

Atlanta, GA

Barry Hager
Barry Hager

Washington, DC

The Hon. Mickey Kantor
The Hon. Mickey Kantor

Los Angeles, CA

Betty Musburger
Betty Musburger

Chicago, IL

Grace Newton
Grace Newton

Chicago, IL

Janice Rodgers
Janice Rodgers

Chicago, IL

Henry Rose
Henry Rose

Evanston, IL

Jean Rudd
Jean Rudd

Beverly Shores, IN

Max Stein
Max Stein

Chicago, IL

John Thurmond
John Thurmond

Chicago, IL

Steve Tomashefsky
Steve Tomashefsky

Chicago, IL

John Tuhey
John Tuhey

Oak Park, IL

James Weill
James Weill

Washington, DC

Professionals' Council

The Professionals' Council is comprised of professionals who are passionate about social justice. The Council supports the Shriver Center's fundraising efforts and works to cultivate new justice leaders.

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Deepa Arora
Deepa Arora

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Chicago, IL

Molly Carney
Molly Carney

Wells Fargo

St. Louis, MO

Michael Chia
Michael Chia

Adams Street Partners LLC

Menlo Park, CA

Brandon Clark
Brandon Clark

Proskauer Rose LLP

Chicago, IL

Jessica Cohen
Jessica Cohen

Ogilvy

Washington, DC

Lindsey Croasdale
Lindsey Croasdale

Hall Render

Milwaukee, WI

Erin B. Fitzgerald
Erin B. Fitzgerald

Quartet

New York, NY

Jitin Garg
Jitin Garg

FP&A Advisors

Chicago, IL

Stephanie Gerstetter
Stephanie Gerstetter

Reed Smith

Chicago, IL

Emily Gilman
Emily Gilman

DLA Piper

Chicago, IL

Erica Gnilka
Erica Gnilka

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Chicago, IL

Cedric Gordon
Cedric Gordon

Chapman and Cutler LLP

Chicago, IL

Erin Grotheer
Erin Grotheer

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Chicago, IL

Taofik Hassan
Taofik Hassan

SMS Assist LLC

Chicago, IL

Monique Howery
Monique Howery

Reed Smith

Chicago, IL

Ben Jacobs
Ben Jacobs

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Chicago, IL

Ben Jones
Ben Jones

Perkins Coie LLP

Chicago, IL

Kate Kennedy
Kate Kennedy

Chicago, IL

Jordan Kohl
Jordan Kohl

Internal Revenue Service

Chicago, IL

Piotr Korzynski
Piotr Korzynski

Baker McKenzie

Chicago, IL

David Long Jr.
David Long Jr.

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Matthew Martin
Matthew Martin

47th Ward Alderman

Chicago, IL

Beth McDowell
Beth McDowell

Medical Home Network

Chicago, IL

Mary McKenna
Mary McKenna

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

Chicago, IL

Siobhan McKissic
Siobhan McKissic

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

Matthew Miller
Matthew Miller

Ice Miller

Chicago, IL

Kate Moore
Kate Moore

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Emanuel Nunn
Emanuel Nunn

BET Networks

New York, NY

David Ogles
David Ogles

Freeborn and Peters, LLC

Chicago, IL

Keyonn Pope
Keyonn Pope

Reed Smith

Chicago, IL

Bianca Reid
Bianca Reid

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago, IL

Thomas Reuland
Thomas Reuland

Keating Law Offices

Chicago, IL

Bradley Ryba
Bradley Ryba

City of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Karla E. Sanchez
Karla E. Sanchez

Seyfarth Shaw LLPs

Chicago, IL

David Saunders
David Saunders

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL

Ilan Shapiro Strygler, M.D.
Ilan Shapiro Strygler, M.D.

AltaMed

Los Angeles, CA

Jim Sojoodi
Jim Sojoodi

Chicago Transit Authority

Chicago, IL

D’Angelo Taylor
D’Angelo Taylor

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

Paul Varnado
Paul Varnado

Eon Climate & Renewables

Chicago, IL

Annie Wallis
Annie Wallis

Sidley Austin

Chicago, IL

Porsha Winters
Porsha Winters

Grant Law

Chicago, IL

Lauren Worsek
Lauren Worsek

DePaul University School of Law

Chicago, IL

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