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UChicago Presidential Library Advisory Board Announced

Monday, February 03, 2014

The University of Chicago is passionately pursuing the Barack H. Obama Presidential Library to establish the historical landmark on the South Side.  The University recently announced a Community Advisory Board for the Obama Presidential Library. 

This Board is composed of prominent South Side community leaders who, over the course of their careers, have demonstrated an enduring commitment to strengthening the quality of life on the South Side of Chicago and in the city more broadly.

Members of the board include:

~  Carol L. Adams – President and CEO, DuSable Museum

~  Byron T. Brazier – Pastor, Apostolic Church of God

~  Michelle L. Collins – President, Cambium LLC

~  Guy Comer – President, Comer Science and Education Foundation

~  Walter E. Massey – President, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

~  David R. Mosena – President and CEO, Museum of Science and Industry

~  Shirley J. Newsome – President, South East Chicago Commission;
Board Chairman, Quad Communities Development Corporation

~  Terry Peterson – VP of Corporate and External Affairs, Rush Medical Center

~  Jim Reynolds, Jr. – Chairman and CEO, Loop Capital

~  David J. Vitale – Chairman, Urban Partnership Bank

~  Andrea Zopp – President and CEO, Chicago Urban League

The South East Chicago Commission sends its congratulations to all of the selected members with special recognition to our own President and Board Chairman, Shirley J. Newsome.

This is an excellent team of leaders who will definitely represent the interests of Chicago's South Side with integrity, passion and commitment.


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