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Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Meet the Board of Directors

Peter Vilim, President – Waterton
Denis Pierce, Vice President – McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
Linda Kallas, Treasurer/Secretary  - Community Leader
Gina Berndt - Managing Director, Chicago, Perkins+Will
Jim Brandt – Retired, Consultant to Nonprofits
Joyce Coffee – CEO/Executive Director of Family Rescue, Inc.
Frank Falbo – Partner, Mayer Brown
Nancy Hanson – Community Volunteer, founder of The Boulevard Medical Respite Center
Mark Hennessy – Retired, IBM
Jackie Holsten – SVP and General Counsel, Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation
Patricia Montgomery – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience
Kathy Ragnar – Executive Director, Sarah’s Circle
Leticia Reyes-Nash – Director of Programmatic Services and Innovation, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Richard Sciortino – Principal, Brinshore Development, LLC
Smiti Sharma – Director of Solution Engineering, Virtustream
Vivian Smith Del Toro – Chief Executive Officer, Global Executive Business Consultants
Lisa Stone Pritzker – Community Volunteer
Gwendolyn Turner – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience

Meet the Staff

Melissa Anson, Development and Communications Manager, 312-379-0301 x127
Ask me about: Sponsorships, events, grants, Ambassadors Network, Board of Directors

Lynette Barnes, Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x117
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, homelessness prevention

Ian Bialach, Development and Communications Associate, 312-379-0301 x126
Ask me about: Making a gift, donor acknowledgements, propsect research

Dr. Nonie Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, 312-379-0301 x113
Ask me about: Nonprofit management, collective impact, Board of Directors, strategic planning

Max Burns, Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x149 
Ask me about: Rapid Re-housing

Anna Carvlin, System Implementation Specialist, 312-379-0301 x154

Arun Challa, Data Analyst, 312-379-0301 x145
Ask me about: Data Management Systems, HMIS Data, coding

Renee Crolius, LCSW, Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x142
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Ask me about: Program compliance, coordinated entry, The Learning Center 

Adam Czernikowski, MS, Senior Data Analyst, 312-379-0301 x144
Ask me about: Data management systems, data visualizations

Jennifer Fabbrini, Continuum of Care Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x130
Pronouns: She/her/hers
​Ask me about: CoC Programs, education and homelessness

Melanie Felt, Rapid Re-housing Housing Locator, 312-379-0301 x155
Ask me about: Landlord participation in the Rapid Re-housing program

Ashley Ganbold, Senior Finance Manager, 312-379-0301 x132
Ask me about: Program accounting, program budgets, audits, financial statements

Steve Gaydos, CPA, Chief Financial and Operations Officer, 312-379-0301 x118
Ask me about: Nonprofit finance, Finance Committee, financial efficiencies

Julece Glaum, Rapid Re-housing Americorps VISTA, 312-379-0301 x148

Rose Hughes, MBA, MHRM, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Manager, 312-379-0301 x110
Ask me about: Hiring, staff onboarding, professional development, payroll

Gayle Keller, MSW, Continuum of Care Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x147
Pronouns: She/ her/ hers
Ask me about: Coordinated Entry

Karen Kowal, Continuum of Care Director, 312-379-0301 x143
Ask me about: City-wide partnerships to end homelessness, HUD CoC funding, working with Medicaid Managed Care organizations

Keri H. Lowder, Vice President of Development and Communications, 312-379-0301 x111
Ask me about: Fundraising and communications

Julie A. McKelphin, MSNM, Senior Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x138
Pronouns:  She/her/hers
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, chronic homelessness, youth homelessness

Salvador Munoz, System Implementation Manager, 312-379-0301 x151 
Ask me about: Database helpdesk, data administration, coding, community organizing

Doug Nichols, Data and Evaluation Manager, 312-379-0301 x156

Elizabeth Perez, Continuum of Care Senior Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x120
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Point-in-Time Count, Housing Inventory Count, ending youth homelessness

Brian Rivera, Senior HMIS Manager, 312-379-0301 x146
Ask me about: HMIS trainings, user support

Matthew Robinson, Training Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x121
​Ask me about: Trainings and other capacity building opportunities

Kimberly Schmitt, Director of Data and Analytics, 312-379-0301 x123​
Ask me about: Data dashboards, data visualization, ending veteran homelessness

Paul Schmitz, Helpdesk Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x150
Ask me about: The HMIS Helpdesk, troubleshooting HMIS issues

Margaret Smith, Program Manager, 312-379-0301 x135
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Moving rapidly from shelter into housing, landlord engagement, SOAR

Sharan Subramaniyan, Lead Data Analyst, 312-379-0301 x152
Ask me about: HMIS reporting, data analysis

Jenna Temkin, Communications Manager, 312-379-0301 x124
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Advocacy, story banking, CoC membership

Padma Thangaraj, Vice President of Information Services and Analytics, 312-379-0301 x116
Ask me about: Data management systems, Homeless Management Information System, using data to drive decision making

Dave Thomas, Vice President of Community Partnerships, 312-379-0301 x112
Pronouns: He / him / his
Ask me about: Chicago Continuum of Care, Emergency Fund programs

Torelen Winbush, Training Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x157

Leturyurin Woods, Senior Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x114
Pronouns: She / her / hers
Ask me about: Rental Assistance, housing inspections, Student Emergency Fund

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