Board of Trustees 2017

COFI’s Board of Trustees is composed of activists, educators, and civic leaders, and includes three representatives of POWER-PAC, the citywide parent group.

*organizations listed for affiliation purposes only

 

Veronica Anderson, Chair
Communications Consultant, Pen Ultimate Group, formerly with Catalyst-Chicago

Paula Baron
Retired Teacher, Chicago Public Schools/Northeastern University

Lina Cramer
Family Support/Family Development Consultant, Wisdom Exchange

Diane Fager, Secretary
Retried Director of Policy and Program Development, Chicago Public Schools

Rosazlia Grillier
POWER-PAC Co-Chair

Jacky Grimshaw
Vice President of Policy, Center for Neighborhood Technology

Felipa Mena
POWER-PAC Co-Chair

Mark Payne
Executive Director, CeaseFire

Beth Richie
Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Criminology, Law and Justice, and Sociology, University of Illinois-Chicago