Our Board

F. Kenneth Robinson, President, Chicago IL
Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Technology, The Northern Trust

Jonathan Minor, Vice President, Chicago IL
Senior Consultant, Sibson Consulting

Wendy J. Betts, Secretary, Evanston IL
Vice President, Technology Infrastructure, Northern Trust Corporation

Jocelyn Saxon, Treasurer, Chicago IL
Associate Director, Global Investment Solutions, UBS Global Asset Management

Melissa Snoza, Executive Director, ex-officio, Algonquin IL
Faculty, Carthage College and DePaul University

Bill Bein, Chicago IL
Former Lead Designer, Achieve Global

Carol Carter, Westchester IL
Independent Principal Technology Consultant

Mariana Lipp Haussen, Glen Ellyn, IL
Director, Advocate Operating System, Advocate Health Care

Charlene Kluegel, Evanston IL
Violinist, Fifth House Ensemble


Janet Barrett
Marilyn Pflederer Zimmerman Endowed Scholar in Music Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Chelsea Valenzo Duggan
Founder, Milestar Babes

Scott Harrison
Executive Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Edna Landau
Director of Career Development, The Colburn School
Former Sr. Vice President and Managing Director, IMG Artists

Mark Meisels
Vice Chair, Disney School Council
Former CEO, Inter Alios, 2nd largest franchise and channel development consulting firm in U.S., and WebsterNet, children’s internet content provider.

Brad Norton, PHR, PMP
Quota and Incentives Manager, Abbott Laboratories Founder, Norton Creative Solution

Donna E. Norton, Ph.D.
Curriculum Specialist, Author, Pressor Emerita, Texas A&M University

Dr. Penny Silvers, Ed.D.
Curriculum Specialist, Faculty, DePaul University School of Education

Dr. Rita Simo
Founder, People’s Music School

Kasu Sista
President, Action BI, Inc.

Roger A. Theis, CPA
President, Truepenny, P.C.

Allison M. Volkman
Development Consultant, AMV Consulting



James Buckhouse
Corporate Marketing Director, Twitter

Cliff Colnot
Principal Conductor, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW Series

Russell Dagon
Former Professor of Clarinet, Northwestern University

Gail Williams
Professor of Horn, Northwestern University Founding Member, Chicago Chamber Musicians

Victor Yampolsky
Director of Orchestras, Northwestern University