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Staff and Board

Staff

Interim Executive Director: Sara Slawnik

Director of Exhibitions & Residencies: Cortney Lederer

Professional Development Manager: Tempestt Hazel

Community Partnerships Manager: Alexis Nido-Russo

Editor & Content Manager: JC Steinbrunner

Operations Manager: Summer Shiflett, Esq.

Coordinator of Exhibitions and Residencies:  Jacqueline Chao

CAR Editorial Staff

Community & Visual Arts Editor: Andi Crist
Dance Editor: Victoria Bradford
Literary Editor: Jeff Adams Oaks
Music Editor: J. Johari Palacio
Theater Editor: Aeneas Sagar Hemphill
Digital Researcher: Kerstin Adams

Interns

Graphic Designers: Danielle Schlesinger
Exhibitions: Kerstin Adams, Claire Valdez
Lead Preparators: Jeremy Kreusch, J.P. Culligan
Membership & Events: Jennifer Latshaw
Professional Development Programs: Claire Demos
Communications: Jacelyn Kee

Board of Directors

Chair: Tony Karman, Chair
President/Director, EXPO Chicago: The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art

Vice-Chair: Karim Ahamed
Partner, HPM Partners LLC

Treasurer: Nancy Herring
Financial Consultant

Secretary: Katharine Schutta
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Career Services, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Officer at Large: Carmelita Tiu
Corporate Counsel, VSA Partners, Inc.

Director: Susan Aurinko
Artist & Arts Consultant

Director: Juli Bark
Chief Marketing Officer, Accelerated Rehabilitiation Centers

Director: Lisa Cavanaugh
Senior Vice President / Managing Director Midwest, Christie's

Director: Steven Collens
Senior Vice President, Pritzker Group

Director: Todd Heiser
Design Director, Gensler

Director: Jeffrey Shapack
President, Shapack Properties

Director: Joel Straus
Principal, Joel Straus Consulting

Director: Tricia Van Eck
Curator, Founder, 6018 North