Board Information

Name CHOOSE CHICAGO
Function To serve as the official destination marketing organization for McCormick Place and Chicago.
Composition Mayoral Appointments: at least 8   Ex Officio Members: not specified   Other: not specified
City Council Approval Not Required
Legal Authority 70 ILCS 210/5.6

Membership

Member Name Term Expires Appointed by
Jeffrey J Bethke No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Jay Blunk Continuing Appointment Other
Honorable Walter Burnett No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Larita Clark No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Catherine De Orio 06/30/2024 Mayor
Lisa Duarte 06/30/2024 Other
Glenn Eden Continuing Appointment Mayor
Michael Fassnacht 06/30/2024 Mayor
Donald Finn No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Richard Gamble Continuing Appointment Other
Sylvia I Garcia No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Marilynn Gardner Continuing Appointment Other
Billy Glunz No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Erin Harkey No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Chevy Humphrey 06/30/2024 Other
Ayesha A Jaco 06/30/2023 Mayor
David Jacobs 06/30/2023 Other
Michael Jacobson Continuing Appointment Other
Arthur L Johnston Continuing Appointment Mayor
Mark E Kelly No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Barbara Laken No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Mark Lauer 06/30/2023 Other
Rich Levin No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Michelle Mason Continuing Appointment Other
Kenneth Meyer No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Jerry Mickelson 06/30/2023 Other
Gary Perinar 06/30/2024 Other
Maria Razumich-Zec 06/30/2023 Other
Robert G Reiter, Jr. Continuing Appointment Other
Jamie Rhee No Expiration Date Ex Officio
James E Rondeau 06/30/2023 Mayor
Meg Sahs Continuing Appointment Other
Juan Salgado 06/30/2023 Mayor
Manuel Sanchez 06/30/2023 Other
Rebecca Shi 06/30/2024 Other
Alexandra Sims 06/30/2024 Other
Liz Stark 06/30/2023 Mayor
Michael Strautmanis 06/30/2024 Mayor
Christie Tarantino-Dean 06/30/2024 Other
Sam P Toia 06/30/2023 Mayor
John Wells Continuing Appointment Other
Nykia Wright 06/30/2023 Other
Betsy Zieger 06/30/2023 Other
Vacancy Other

The information on this site is current as of February 6, 2023