Board of Directors


Heidi Thompson Saunders
Managing Director, Court Theatre

Doreen Sayegh
Producer/General Manager, Pemberley Productions

Paige Whitson-Martini
Director of Producing, Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Ivan Vega
Executive Director, UrbanTheater Company

Elaine Cohen Rubin
Founder, Live Marketing

Mica Cole
Executive Director, Timeline Theatre Company

John Collins
General Manager, Goodman Theatre

Alice da Cunha
Co-Artistic Director, Physical Theater Festival Chicago

Christina Casano
Artistic Director, The Plagiarists

Kamille Dawkins
Artistic Director, Strawdog Theatre

Ilesa Duncan
Artistic Director, Lifeline Theatre

Tina El Gamal
Civic Member

Kirsten Fitzgerald
Artistic Director, A Red Orchid Theatre

Brooke Flanagan
Executive Director, Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel
Managing Director, Teatro Vista

Ashlee Harris
Executive Director of Marketing, Broadway In Chicago

Jen Hoyt
Director of Special Projects, Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Parisa Jalili
Chief Operations Officer & Chief Revenue Officer, The Second City

Emily Jelsomeno
Civic Member

Rachel Kraft
Civic Member

Eileen LaCario
Vice-President, Broadway In Chicago

Kate Lipuma
Executive Director, Writers Theatre

Mara Mihlfried
Director of Marketing & Communications, Northlight Theatre

Marcela Muñoz
Managing and Co-Artistic Director, Aguijón Theater

Susan Padveen
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Columbia College Chicago

Tyrone Phillips
Artistic Director, Definition Theatre

Dr. Marcus Robinson
Co-Director, Enrich Chicago

Charlique C. Rolle
Executive Director, Congo Square Theatre

Roche Schulfer
Executive Director, Goodman Theatre

Carla Stillwell
Managing Director, Collaboraction

Hannah Sundwall
Publicist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association

Jorge Valdivia
Executive Director, Chicago Latino Theater Alliance