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Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Meet the Board of Directors


Richard Sciortino – Chairman - Principal, Brinshore Development, LLC

Mark Hennessy - Vice Chairman – Retired, IBM

Kathy Ragnar - Secretary & Treasurer – Executive Director, Sarah’s Circle



Peter Vilim – Co-Founder, Waterton - Past Chairman

Gina Berndt – Managing Director, Chicago, Perkins+Will

Jim Brandt – Retired, Consultant to Nonprofits

Joyce Coffee – CEO/Executive Director, Family Rescue, Inc.

Mathew Dougherty – Executive Vice President & Regional Manager, McShane Construction

David Dunning – Retired SVP & Private Wealth Advisor, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

Frank Falbo – Partner, Mayer Brown

Nancy Hanson – Community Volunteer, founder of The Boulevard Medical Respite Center

Jackie Holsten – SVP and General Counsel, Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation

Michelle Mills Clement – CEO, Chicago Association of REALTORS

Patricia Montgomery – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience

Denis Pierce – Senior Managing Attorney, McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Leticia Reyes-Nash – Director of Programmatic Services and Innovation, Cook County Health and Hospitals System

Smiti Sharma – Sr. Manager AWS Solution Architecture, Amazon Web Services

Lisa Stone Pritzker – Community Volunteer

Gwendolyn Turner – Community Volunteer, Person of Lived Experience


Meet the Staff

Sonya Allen, Accounting Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x161
Ask me about: nonprofit accounting, rapid re-housing & rental assistance payment processing

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

Nicole Bahena, Vice President of Community Partnerships, 312-379-0301 x116
Ask me about: Chicago Continuum of Care, Emergency Fund programs

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, prospect research

Cindy Brown, Executive Administrative Assistant, 312-379-0301 x209
Ask me about: All Chicago Board of Directors, President & CEO

Max Burns, HUD/CoC Program Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x149 
Ask me about: HUD CoC, Youth Line of Action

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

Arun Challa, Database Information System Administrator, 312-379-0301 x145
Ask me about: Data Management Systems, HMIS Data, coding

Chequita Cobbins, Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x168
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, Student emergency fund

Bridget Doveatt, CoC Coordinator - Coordinated Entry, 312-379-0301 x122
Ask me about: Coordinated Entry, coordinated entry assessments, program compliance

Jennifer Fabbrini, Senior Program Coordinator - Monitoring and Technical Assistance, 312-379-0301 x130
​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

Alexander Fuller, Systems Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x297
Ask me about: HMIS Help Desk, HMIS trainings, system procedures

Ashley Ganbold, Director of Finance, 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

Megan Hamann, Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x138
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, chronic homelessness, youth homelessness​

Beth Horwitz, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation,312-379-0301 x177
Ask me about:

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

Janiece Johnson, Program Associate, 312-379-0301 x158
Ask me about: Rapid Re-housing

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

Anne Marquez, Grants Manager, 312-379-0301 x159
Ask me about: Grant proposals and reports

Julie A. McKelphin, MSNM, Senior Program Associate
Ask me about: Emergency financial assistance, chronic homelessness, youth homelessness​

Yejide Muhammad, Accounts Payable Associate, 312-379-0301 x160
Ask me about: Program and nonprofit accounting

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
Ask me about: All Chicago research

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

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

Carolyn K. Ross, President & Chief Executive Officer, 312-379-0301 x115
Ask me about: Non-profit management, All Chicago Board of Directors, strategic planning

Paul Schmitz, Manager of Information Services, 312-379-0301 x150
Ask me about: The HMIS Helpdesk, troubleshooting HMIS issues

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

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

Torelen Winbush, Training Coordinator, 312-379-0301 x157
Ask me about: All Chicago trainings, training calendar, The Learning Center

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

Adina Young, MA, Communications Manager (CoC), 312-379-0301 x167
Ask me about: Communications line of work for Continuum of Care, All Chicago website, CoC emails

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