Amrith Kaur Aakre
Legal Director, Sikh Coalition

Thurston Bailey*
Senior Counsel of Employment Law, Alight Solutions

Marc Beem* 
Of Counsel, Miller Shakman Levine & Feldman LLP

Leah Bruno
Partner, Dentons US LLP

Grace Chan McKibben*
Executive Director, Coalition for a Better Chinese Community

Bernadette Chopra
Chair, Planned Parenthood Illinois Action/PAC Board

Barbara Flynn Currie
Chair, Illinois Pollution Control Board

Everett Cygal
Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP

Roxana Espoz
Events Manager

Ami Gandhi
Director of Voting Rights and Civic Empowerment, Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights

Mario F. García
Executive Director, Onward Neighborhood House

Luis Gutierrez*
Founder and CEO, Latinos Progresando

Peter H. Hanna
U.S. Chief Privacy Officer, BMO Harris Bank

Harriet Hausman*
Former Chair of the Board, Power Parts Co.

James Holzhauer*
Retired Attorney, Mayer Brown LLP

Darren Hunter
Partner, Hunter Masalski LLC

Aziz Huq
Attorney, Professor, University of Chicago Law School

Nadim Kazi
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Exelon Corporation

Colby Kingsbury
Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Diane Klotnia*
Partner, Miller Shakman Levine & Feldman LLP

Laura Kofoid*
CEO, Laudi Vidni, LLC

Ruth Krugly*
Of Counsel, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP

Shermin Kruse
Partner, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum Perlman & Nagelberg LLC

Scott Lassar*
Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP

Ada Lopez
Founder and President, Strategic Alliance International

Jill M. Metz*
Metz + Jones LLC

Kerry A. Miller*
Director of Professional Responsibility, Baker & McKenzie International

Robert Murphy, MD
Director of the Center for Global Health, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Elaine Nekritz
Principal, Nekritz Amdor Consulting

Carrie Newton
Pro Bono Legal Consultant

Richard J. O’Brien*
Retired Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Sarah Garza Resnick
Chief Deputy, Cook County Assessor

Genita C. Robinson
Principal, GCR Consulting LLC

Morton Rosen*
Former President, Polyfoam Packers Corporation

Robert Sash*
Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Sufyan Sohel
Deputy Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations - Chicago

Mary Stowell
Founding Partner, Stowell & Friedman, Ltd

Howard Suskin
Partner, Jenner & Block LLP

Stelios Valavanis
President, onShore Security

Shyni R. Varghese*

Charles Watkins
Chief-of-Staff, Office of the Illinois Lt. Govenor

Simón E. Weffer
Associate Professor of Sociology, Center for Latino & Latin American Studies, Northern Illinois University

Wendy Walker Williams
Executive Director of Community Partnerships , University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement

Cindy Wilson
Clinical Professor, Northwestern University School of Law

*Executive Committee


Clifford Kelley
Talk Show Host, WVON

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