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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2023–24
COMMITTEE ROSTER​

Annual Events

Chairs:

Francesca Cardillo, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Annie Gerspach, Charles River Associates

Members:

Alexis Degler, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Christine Filarski, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Izabella Higson, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

Harleen Saroya, Innis Law Group LLC

Katherine Sieve, Norvell IP llc

 

Committee Development

Chair:

Julie Langdon, Vedder Price, P.C.

Member:

Catherine Klima, Videojet Technologies, Inc.

 

Community Involvement

Chairs:

Judy He, Crowell & Moring LLP

Caroline Teichner, The Kraft Heinz Company

Members:

Amy Adler, Shure Incorporated

Lisa Furby, Jones Day

Sara Suleiman, HP, Inc.

Jaclyne Wallace, Foley & Lardner LLP

 

Marketing

Chairs:

Hillary Maynard, Polsinelli

Dani Muñoz, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP

Members:

Paige Miller, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Erica Navar, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Natalie Northup, Ice Miller LLP

Shandice Sluch, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Michelle Smit, Jones Day

 

Mentoring Circles

Chairs:

Suhani Mehrotra, Chapman Spingola, LLP

Doni Robinson, Reed Smith LLP

Members:

Jacqueline Brousseau, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Tasha Francis Gerasimow, Kirkland & Ellis

Katie O’Brien, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

 

Outreach

Chairs:

Calista Mitchell, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP

Anthoula Pomrening, Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Members:

Lauren Eiten, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Law Student(s) (tbd)

 

Professional Development

Chairs:

Katie Becker, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Carolyn Blessing, Locke Lord LLP

Members:

Manon Burns, Amin Talati Wasserman, LLP

Susan Hallen, Independent Consultant

Victoria Hanson, Irwin IP LLC

Molly Keelan, Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held

Amanda O’Donnell, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP

 

Scholarship

Chair:

Janet Garetto, Nixon Peabody LLP

Members:

Tara Kurtis, Perkins Coie LLP

Jennifer Mikulina, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 

Social

Chairs:

Kristine Bergman, Publicis Re:Sources

Lisa Carlson, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Members:

Kahlia Halpern, Greer Burns & Crain

Stefanie Schodrof, GEVERS

 

Special Events

Chairs:

Helen Ji, ArentFox Schiff LLP

Alexis Lavko, Epsilon Economics LLC

Members:

Nicole Kopinski, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

Nikki Little, PHINIA Inc.

 

Sponsorship

Chair:

Rebecca Rokos, Rush University Medical Center

Members:

Julie Langdon, Vedder Price, P.C.

Elise Neils, General Electric

 

Technology

Chair:

Michelle Zimmermann, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

Member:

Angela Kalsi, UB Greensfelder LLP

 

In-House Advisory

Chairs:

Catherine Klima, Videojet Technologies Inc.

Rebecca Rokos, Rush University Medical Center

 

DEI Steering Group

Katie Becker, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Carolyn Blessing, Locke Lord LLP

Manon Burns, Amin Talati Wasserman, LLP

Lisa Furby, Jones Day

Susan Hallen, Independent Consultant

Judy He, Crowell & Moring LLP*

Angela Kalsi, UB Greensfelder LLP

Nicole Kopinski, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.*

Nikki Little, PHINIA Inc.

Suhani Mehrotra, Chapman Spingola, LLP*

Dani Muñoz, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP*

Erica Navar, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Katie O’Brien, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Harleen Saroya, Innis Law Group LLC

Jaclyne Wallace, Foley & Lardner LLP

*Leaders

Chair

Chair

Catherine Klima Videojet Technologies Inc.

Chair-Elect

Chair-Elect

Julie Langdon Vedder Price, P.C.

Treasurer

Treasurer

Francesca Cardillo Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Secretary

Secretary

Christine Filarski Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Director

Director

Kristine Bergman Publicis Re:Sources

Director

Director

Carolyn Blessing Locke Lord LLP

Director

Director

Helen Ji ArentFox Schiff LLP

Director

Director

Nikki Little PHINIA Inc.

Director

Director

Laurel Palluzi solo.io

Director

Director

Rebecca Rokos Rush University Medical Center

Director

Director

Michelle Zimmermann Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

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