Board of Directors 2011-03-13T07:44:40+00:00


  • Guadalupe Preston, Executive Director, Central States SER — President
  • Shannon Stewart, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Inspiration Corporation — Vice President
  • Matthew Weis, Senior Director, National Able Network — Treasurer
  • Margie Gonwa, Director of Resource Management & Development, Holsten Human Capital Development Corporation — Secretary


  • Tameshia Bridges Mansfield, ‎Program Officer, ‎Polk Bros Foundation
  • Mollie Dowling, Executive Director, OAI, Inc.
  • Dr. Ricardo Estrada, Vice President of Education and Programs, Instituto del Progresso Latino
  • Sheryl Holman, Chief Executive Officer, Community Assistance Programs
  • Anita Jenke, Executive Director, Career Transitions Center of Chicago
  • Wendy Pollack, Director, Women’s Law and Policy Project, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • Barbara Tartaglione, President, West Suburban Jobs Council
  • Debra Walker Johnson, Director of Development and External Affairs, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
  • Esther Wong, Executive Director, Chinese American Service League


  • Edith Crigler, Illinois Prisoner Review Board
  • Mimi Gilpin
  • Anne Ladky, Women Employed
  • Betty J. Willhoite