Board and Staff

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time to lead and guide the organization. A professional staff is responsible for the day-to-day operations, managing programmatic initiatives, and providing legal and supportive services. A Young Professionals Board (YPB) was established to promote the mission of LCBH among member constituencies and the public.

Board of Directors

Claire Battle
President
ArcelorMittal USA

Geoffrey Cockrell
Vice President
McGuireWoods LLP

Jessica Panza
Vice President
Jones Day

William Levy
Treasurer
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Vincent Gnoffo
Secretary
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Richard Astle
Sidley Austin LLP

Louis DiSanto
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Vito Giovingo
McDonald’s Corporation

Timothy J. Heverin
Jones Day

David Hoffman
Deloitte

Anthony G. Hopp
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Todd Maynes
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Ferlillia V. Roberson
DLA Piper LLP (US)

Christopher Tompkins
Jenner & Block

Taft West
Chicago Community Loan Fund

Young Professionals Board

Caitlin Ewing
President
Lowis & Gellen LLP

Dianna Bruno
Vice President
Deloitte

Megan M. Burke
Secretary
CNA Surety

Eileen Mulrenin
Treasurer

Michael Austin
Jones Day

Kyle M. Baltes
Jones Day

Maya Ganguly

Christian Hines
Haynes & Boone, LLP

Emily Keglevic
Deloitte

Joanna Long
Long Law Office

Katrice M. Matthews
Sable Law Group

John Norkus
Chi City Legal

Daniel Parrish
Brinks Gilson & Lione

Stephanie Saladino
Polsinelli

Staff

Mark Swartz
Executive Director

Frank Avellone
Senior Attorney & Policy Coordinator

Santiago Castrillon
Paralegal

Adrien Fernandez
Staff Attorney

Aileen Flanagan
Senior Attorney

Cynthia Fox
Operations Manager

Jude Gonzales
Supportive Services Director

Allen Hailey
Development Director

Teresa Herrera
Paralegal

Gabrielle Kim
University of Illinois Fellow & Attorney

Dana Klasky
Development & Community Engagement VISTA

Randall Leurquin
Website & Data Manager

Nathan Nash
Liman Fellow & Attorney

Victoria Ogunsanya
Staff Attorney

Julie Pautsch
Pro Bono Coordinator & Staff Attorney

Jonathon Raffensperger
Staff Attorney

Sue Scholten
Intake Specialist

Kate Strickler
Staff Attorney