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Chicago Lights Board of Directors

The members of Chicago Lights Board of Directors are generous with their time, resources, and networks as they provide fiduciary and programmatic oversight and set the strategic vision for the organization.

Debbie Frisch, President
HelloBaby, N.F.P

Cynthia Joho, Vice President
Community Volunteer

Lafayette Kyle Ford, Secretary

Ken Walker, Treasurer
Axiom Law

John L. Borovicka, Immediate Past President
Alexander, Borovicka & O’Shea Government Solutions, L.L.C

Ryan Ariano
AOL, Inc.

Lola Coke
Rush University College of Nursing

Robert A. Crouch
University of California, San Diego

Victoria G. Curtiss
Fourth Presbyterian Church

Christopher Gentry
Monroe Credit Advisors, L.L.C

Ellen Gignilliat
Community Volunteer

Craig Naish

William D. Patterson
Swanson, Martin & Bell, L.L.P

Virginia J. Pillman
Virginia M. Johnson & Associates, Inc.

Richard Sanderson
Noble Communications

Elaine Scales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Linnea L. Schramm
Jockey Being Family Foundation

Chad A. Tischer
DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.

Brian Van Klompenberg
Kirkland & Ellis, L.L.P

Terra Winston
Christian Peacemaker Teams

Stacy Jackson (ex officio)
Executive Director, 312.981.3562

Chicago Lights Associates Board

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The Chicago Lights Associates Board is an enthusiastic group of young professionals working to promote the mission of Chicago Lights by raising awareness of Chicago Lights and its programs through special events, volunteer opportunities, and fundraising activities.


Members of the Chicago Lights Associates Board are charged with the following:

1. Be informed about Chicago Lights’ mission and programs, serving as a Chicago Lights ambassador in the community

2. Attend monthly Associates Board meetings

3. Serve on a committee, helping to develop, plan, and carry out events

4. Participate as a volunteer for Chicago Lights

5. Attend and participate in Associates Board events

6. Contribute financially to the Chicago Lights Annual Fund

The monthly time commitment for involvement is approximately three to nine hours. Request a membership application by emailing Allie Williams.

Special Events

If you can’t commit to membership, but still want to be involved with the Chicago Lights Associates Board, join our email list and receive regular updates of special events in which you can participate and raise funds for Chicago Lights. Simply email Allie Williams and indicate you’d like to be added to the Chicago Lights Associates Board events mailing list.

Find Us on Facebook!

To receive Facebook invitations to upcoming events and newsfeed updates, “like” the Chicago Lights Associates Board on Facebook.