Our Boards of Directors

Equality Illinois and Equality Illinois Institute
 

 

Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute 
Jamie Citron

Director, Development Strategy, The Obama Foundation
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Anthony D’Amato

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Illinois Institute of Technology
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute 

Bismoy Dasgupta

Manager, Research Administration, Northwestern University
Chair, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

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

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

Cynthia Galvan

Doctor, Methodist Hospitals, Gary & Merrillville, Ind.
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Grant Gochnauer

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, Vodori Inc
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Kevin Hauswirth
Chief Executive Officer, Hauswirth/Co.
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Kevin Jackson
Sr. Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Porter Airlines
Board Member (ex-officio, non-voting)
Brian C. Johnson

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

Stephanie Morimoto

Chief Executive Officer, Asutra 
Vice Chair, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Reyna Ortiz

TransSafe Coordinator, Chicago House and Social Service Agency & Health Educator, Division of Adolescent medicine, Stroger Hospital
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute

Editha Paras
Chief Financial Officer,  The Vagabond Group, LLC
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Lynne Perryman
Project Manager, Regulatory Operations, JPMorgan Chase Bank
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute
Jason Santos

Associate, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
Board Member, Equality Illinois
Board Member, Equality Illinois Institute 

Hon. Sheila Simon

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Vice Chair, Equality Illinois Institute
Treasurer, Equality Illinois and Equality Illinois Institute

Butch Trusty

Founder and Principal, GreyBear Advisors

 

*All board members serve on both the Equality Illinois and Equality Illinois Institute Boards of Directors except those marked with the asterisk (*), who serve only on the Equality Illinois Institute Board.