Chicago Neighborhoods 2015 Participants

Steering Committee

Michael Davidson, Senior Program Officer of Sustainable Communities, The Chicago Community Trust

Brad McConnell, Deputy Commissioner for Planning and Operations, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

Bob McKenna, Assistant Commissioner of Neighborhoods, City of Chicago, Department of Community Development

Bob Dean, Deputy Executive Director for Local Planning, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Jake Ament, Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Jon DeVries, Director, Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, Walter E. Heller College of Business, Roosevelt University

Luann Hamilton, Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Transportation

Calvin Holmes, President, Chicago Community Loan Fund

Brad Hunt, Vice Provost for Adult and Experiential Learning and Dean of the Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies, Roosevelt University

Marisa Novara, Program Director, Metropolitan Planning Council

Doug Voight, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Les Pollack, Principal Consultant, Camiros

Research and Creative Partners

Jake Ament, Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Patrick Barry, Writer/LISC Communications Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Scott Goldstein, Principal, Teska Associates

Marisa Novara, Program Director, Metropolitan Planning Council

Kimberly Bares, President, PLACE Consulting

Geoff Smith, Executive Director, Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University

Sarah Duda, Associate Director, Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University

John Houseal, Principal and Cofounder, Houseal Lavigne Associates

Devin Lavigne, Principal, Houseal Lavigne Associates

Doug Hammel, Senior Associate, Houseal Lavigne Associates

Staff Support

Mike Simmons, Principal Advisor for Policy, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

Luis Monterrubio, Coordinating Planner, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

Todd Wyatt, Coordinating Planner, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

Heidi Sperry, Coordinator of Special Projects, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

Mike Amsden, Assistant Director of Transportation Planning, Chicago Department of Transportation

Haven Leeming, Sustainable Communities Support, The Chicago Community Trust

Dan Hughes, Sustainable Communities Intern, The Chicago Community Trust