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Board of Directors

If you are a board member, click here. Please contact (847) 835-6833 for more information. Read a letter from the Board Chair, Robert F. Finke. The 2013 Annual Report is available.

 

Officers

PHOTO: Sophia Siskel and Bob Finke

Robert F. Finke, Chair

Timothy A. Dugan, Vice Chair, Science & Education

John L. Howard, Vice Chair

Thomas E. Lanctot, Vice Chair, Government Affairs

Catherine M. Waddell, Vice Chair, Nominating & Governance

Nicole S. Williams, Vice Chair, Finance & Investment

Susan A. Willetts, Vice Chair & Immediate Past Chair, and Chair, Audit

Peter M. Ellis, Secretary

 

Sophia Shaw, President and Chief Executive Officer

Kris S. Jarantoski, Executive Vice President and Director

Thomas J. Nissly, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Patsy Benveniste, Vice President, Education and Community Programs

James F. Boudreau, Vice President, Marketing and Development

Aida Giglio, Vice President, Human Resources

Ginny Hotaling, Vice President, Government Affairs

Dr. Gregory Mueller, Negaunee Foundation Vice President, Science

Harriet Resnick, Vice President, Visitor Experience and Business Development

Life Directors

Marilynn B. Alsdorf
J. Melfort Campbell
Barbara Whitney Carr
Gary P. Coughlan
Suzanne S. Dixon
Thomas A. Donahoe
Ralph F. Fujimoto
James J. Glasser
Florence S. Hart
Pamela K. Hull
Posy L. Krehbiel
Bill Kurtis
Donna La Pietra
Mary Ann S. MacLean
Robert H. Malott
Mary L. McCormack
Mary Mix McDonald
Jeanine McNally
Peter H. Merlin
Jane S. O'Neil
William A. Osborn
John E. Preschlack
Anne O. Scott
David Byron Smith
Susan Stone
Howard J. Trienens
Ernest P. Waud III
Arthur M. Wood, Jr.

 

Ex-Officio

Brayton Alley
Kimberly Burt
Barbara J. Metzler
Toni Preckwinkle
Arnold Randall
Sophia Shaw

MEMBERS

Courtney Berlin
Sharon Brady
Neville F. Bryan
John H. Buehler
Michael J. Busch
Susan Keller Canmann
David R. Casper
Robin Colburn
John C. Connery II
Peter R. Crane
John V. Crowe
Jill M. Delaney
James W. DeYoung
Timothy A. Dugan
Peter M. Ellis
Anthony L. Farino
Robert F. Finke, Chair
Peter B. Foreman
John D. Fornengo
Steven Fradkin
Thomas C. Freyman
Dorothy H. Gardner
Steven J. Gavin
Nancy Gidwitz
Sue L. Gin
Ellis M. Goodman
John K. Greene
Charles V. Greener
Joseph P. Gromacki
William J. Hagenah
Caryn L. Harris
Robert D. Hevey Jr.
John L. Howard, Vice Chair and Secretary
Thomas B. Hunter III
Jane Irwin
Gregory K. Jones
Todd Kaplan
Thomas E. Lanctot, Vice Chair, Finance and Government Affairs
M. James Leider
Benjamin F. Lenhardt, Jr.
Laura M. Linger
Daniel I. H. Linzer
Alec Litowitz
Anne Loucks
Josephine P. Louis, Jr.
Jeanne K. Mason
Molly McKenna
Michael J. McMurray
William E. Moeller
Homi B. Patel
George A. Peinado
Janet Meakin Poor
Anne Pramaggiore
Bob Probst
Susan L. Regenstein
John Rugel
Ryan Ruskin
Robert E. Shaw
Tom Skilling
Maria Smithburg
Harrison I. Steans
Pam F. Szokol
Collette Taylor
Richard L. Thomas
Catherine M. Waddell, Vice Chair, Nominating & Governance
Susan A. Willetts, Vice Chair & Immediate Past Chair
Nicole S. Williams, Vice Chair, Finance & Investment