Our Boards of Directors

Equality Illinois and Equality Illinois Institute
 

Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute 
Becky Carroll
Founder and CEO, C-Strategies
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Jamie Citron

Director, Development Strategy, The Obama Foundation
Board Member & Treasurer, Equality Illinois and Equality Illinois Institute
Bismoy Dasgupta

Associate Department Administrator, Northwestern University
Chair, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Justin DeJong
Vice President, Enterprise Communications, American Medical Association
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Patrick DePoy

Associate, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Eileen Dordek
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Eileen J. Dordek, LCSW
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Kelly Emery
Chief Operating Officer, Heartland Alliance
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Cynthia Galvan
Doctor, Methodist Hospitals, Gary & Merrillville
Board Member, Equality Illinois 
Grant Gochnauer
Founder & CTO, Vodori
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Kevin Hauswirth
Principal, Hauswirth/Co.
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Cory M. Jobe

Vice President of Communications, Navy Pier
Vice Chair, Equality Illinois
Board member, Equality Illinois Institute
Board Secretary, EI and EII

(ex-officio, non-voting)
Brian C. Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Stephanie Morimoto

Owner & CEO, Asutra 

Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Reyna Ortiz
Social Services Worker / Trans Resource Navigator
Chicago House / Taskforce Prevention

Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Editha Paras
CFO,  The Vagabond Group, LLC
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Channyn Lynne Parker
Manager of Strategic Partnerships and External Relations, Howard Brown Health Center

Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Lynne Perryman
Sr. Regulatory Operations Project Manager, JPMorgan Chase Bank

Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Jason Santos

Associate, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
Vice Chair, Equality Illinois Institute
Board Member, Equality Illinois 
Hon. Sheila Simon

Teacher, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Board Member, Equality Illinois 
Chair, Equality Illinois Institute
Butch Trusty

Principal, The Bridgespan Group