The Children’s Service Board welcomes committed, talented women from diverse educational and professional backgrounds to champion the Hospital through engagement and philanthropy, stewardship and fundraising, and volunteerism. Today, we are proud to be 75+ women strong dedicating time and efforts for the children of Chicago.
Children’s Service Board members spend much of their volunteer year planning and executing our signature fundraising event, the Gold Coast Fashion Award show. Committee responsibilities include Corporate Sponsorship, Food and Beverage, Raffle and Auction, PR/Marketing, etc. In addition, Board members serve in a variety of additional capacities including an Executive Committee, Stewardship, Volunteer Opportunties, Membership and Website Development.
Our current Board and its members are listed below:
|Pinkie Garver*||Nicole Legere|
Maureen DeRose*-Member at Large | Karen Essig*- Member at Large | Emily Flaherty, Secretary | Kim Friesen, Vice President & Immediate Past President | Barrie Hananel, Legal Liaison | Julie Hockenberg, Membership Chair | Hope Katz, Corporate Chair | Megan Hodes, GCFAS Co-Chair | Stefanie Wowchuk McDonald- Stewardship Chair | Michelle Moore, Treasurer | Kristina Nicolas, GCFAS Co-Chair
Meher Ali-Owens | Leor Auerbach | Lauren Bass | Allyson Becker | Elizabeth Berry | Katie Bishop | Darcey Collins | Kat Dec | Holly Duran | Adrienne Eisenstein | Nooshin Felsenthal | Brittney Ferrone | Elissa Hammel | Tracie Harris | Lindsay Hearn | Alison Heyman | Emily Hoffman | Cheri DeMong Hubbard | Emily Kaufman Hunegs | Marissa Kates | Hope Katz | Melissa Kearney | Julie Lakonishok | Ashley Lebovic | Aleka Mandelaris | Emily Manly | Margo Markopoulos | Diane Meagher | Jessica Morales | Clare Morrison* | Susan Kutchin Pallant | Maria Patrinos | Ibby Pinsky | Anna Pohl | Michelle Pollock | Karen Pulver | Linoy Reich-Levy | Deanna Ryan | Kristin Saad | Kirsten Schloss | Julie Simon | Mary Pat Wallace | Judy Whitcomb | McKaye Whiteside | Melissa Keller Wolf
Mary Beth Adelman* | Carolyn Belcaster | Donna Burke-Berger | Sara Cohen | Ilene Goldman | Chris Johnson Gordon* | Vicki Heyman | Deborah Higginbottom | Karen Hilder* | Karen Kales Lee | Lisa Naparstek-Green | Beth Pagnotta | Marleta Reynolds, MD | Polly Richter | Tommy Sheridan | Debra Siegel*
* Past Presidents
For more information regarding membership and committees please contact Ilana Lerman at iLerman@luriechildrens.org or 312.227.7305.