Back row left to right: Litesa Wallace, Rachel Ruttenberg, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Quiana McKenzie, Brandi Bradley, Caroline McAteer, Shantel Suárez Ávila; Front row left to right: Shiva Mohsenzadeh, Stacy Pfingsten, Susan Van Weelden, Tiffany Ingram, Amy Crawford, Shana Crews

Brandi Bradley
Field Representative, Laborers’ Local 773

Marion, Illinois

Amy Crawford
Deputy Bureau Chief, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
Chicago, Illinois

Shana Crews
Illinois and Iowa Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Springfield, Illinois

Tiffany Ingram
Government Relations Consultant, Chappell Consulting LLC
External Affairs Manager, ComEd
Deputy Officer, State of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Caroline McAteer
Director of Development, DePaul University College of Communication
Chicago, Illinois

Quiana McKenzie
Deputy Director, Campaign Finance Advisor, EMILY’s List
Chicago, Illinois

Shiva Mohsenzadeh
Chief Legislative Aide, State Representative Laura Fine
Trustee, Northfield Township
Board Member, Chicago Persian School
Glenview, Illinois

Stacy Pfingsten
Executive Director, Louisiana Architectural Foundation
Baton Rouge, LA

Rachel Ruttenberg
Policy Director, Heartland Alliance
Evanston, Illinois

Shantel Suárez Ávila
Consultant, Mas Alla Consulting
Cicero, Illinois

Susan Van Weelden
Retired Dean, Elgin Community College
Trustee, Elgin Township

Elgin, Illinois

Litesa Wallace
Principal Consultant and Founder, Wallace Institute for Learning and Empowerment
Former IL State Representative – HD-67, Illinois General Assembly
Rockford, Illinois