Audrey Soglin
Executive Director
Illinois Education Association

Vice President
Markeita Moore, MD

Advocate Medical Group

Lori James-Gross, PhD

Unity Point School District 140


Kristine Argue-Mason
Instructional Resource & Professional Development Director
Illinois Education Association

Matt Buckman, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Executive Director
Stress and Trauma Treatment Center

Kathy Chan
Director of Policy
Cook County Health

Colleen Cicchetti, PhD
Executive Director, Center for Childhood Resilience
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Marjorie Fujara, MD, FAAP
Acting Chair, Division of Child Protective Services
Department of Pediatrics
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Acting Medical Director, Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center

Monique Redeaux-Smith, PhD
Union Professional Issues Director
Illinois Federation of Teachers

Elliot Regenstein, JD
Foresight Law + Policy

Bridget Rodriguez
Managing Director
Education Redesign Lab
Harvard Graduate School of Education

David Soglin, MD, FAAP
Chief Medical Officer
La Rabida Children’s Hospital
Member, IL Chapter – American Academy of Pediatrics

Audrey Stillerman, MD
Associate Director of Medical Affairs
Medical Director, School Health Centers
Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
UI Hospital and Health Sciences System

Shelley Taylor
Executive Director
Consortium for Educational Change

Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, MA, FAAP
Chair, Department of Population Science and Policy
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Humanities, and Law
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Member, IL Chapter – American Academy of Pediatrics


Jenny Bruner
Resilient Southern Illinois Partnership Organizer

Dor Fitzgerald
Administrative Consultant

Donzell Franklin
Project LAUNCH Organizer

Thomas Lenz
Partnership for Resilience Coordinator

Mary Jane Morris
Resilient Southern Illinois Director

Andrea Ortez
Southland Initiative Director

Julie Shellberg
By All Means Consultant

Ashley Zamot
Parent Mentor Program Coordinator