Meet Our Team!

Board of Directors

Barbara Flynn Currie, President
Retired Majority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives

Terrie Pickerill, President-Elect
Founding Partner, Snyder Pickerill Media Group

Heather Steans, Vice President
State Senator, 7th District

Marcia Campbell, Treasurer
Retired Accountant
Former Treasurer of Illinois Federation of Teachers

Billie Paige, Founders Representative
President, Shea Paige & Rogal Inc.
Founding Board Member of IWIL

Loretta Durbin, Past President
Founding Board Member

Laura Hepp Kessel
Assistant Director of Office of Regional Programs, SIU School of Medicine
Fulton County Board Member

Hon. Susan Garrett
Board Chair, Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
Former State Senator

Hanah Jubeh
Founder and CEO, P2 Consulting

Ann P. Kalayil
Bureau Chief of Asset Management Cook County Government
Founding Board Member of IWIL

Debby Karton
President, National Benefit Administrators, Inc.
Village of Glenview Trustee

Nancy Kohn   
Partner, Just Cause Consulting

Pam Monetti
Public Relations, American Income Life
Vice Chair, Macoupin County Democrat Party

Elaine Nekritz, President
Principal, Nekritz Amdor Consulting
Former State Representative

Nancy Rotering
Mayor, City of Highland Park

Carina E. Sánchez
Executive Director, Public Building Commission of Chicago  

Debra Shore
Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Hon. Litesa E. Wallace
Principal Consultant, Wallace Institute for Learning and Empowerment


Christina Nowinski Wurst, Executive Director

Tracy Mayfield

Sandra Hosseini