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Alumni Board: 2016-2017

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Alumni Association (CUPPA-AA) hosted its annual meeting and board of directors election on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6-7:30 p.m., CUPPA Hall, Room 110, 412 South Peoria Street, Chicago.

UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Alumni Association Board of Directors Fiscal Year 2017

Executive Board:

President: Nicole Sims, MPA '02, Manager, Crowe Howrath LLP

Immediate Past President: Michael P. McDermott, MUPP '07, Consulting Manager, Global Business Consulting, Cushman and Wakefield

Vice President/President Elect: Peter Czubak, MPA '02, City Forester, Boxing Inspector, City of Chicago-Department of Streets and Sanitation, Bureau of Forestry

Treasurer: Stephan Bitter, MPA ‘93, Scheduling Operations Officer, TSA


Amy Bashiti, MUPP ‘13, Office and Research Manager, Leed Green Associate, Brick Patrners, LLC

Jenessa Berg, MUPP ‘10, GIS Analyst Urban Planner,GIS Systems

Andrew Castellucci, Assistant Vice President Credit Research, CW Henderson and Associates

Joshua Hahn, MUPP '13, Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin Area Director, American Israel Public Affairs Committee

Catherine Vera Kannenberg, MUPP '00, Section Manager, Strategic Planning, Metra Commuter Rail

Kirstin Kuenzi, MUPP '12, Brownfields Redevelopment Coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency Region 5

Peggy Laemle, MUPP '01, Independent Writing and Editing Professional

Mary Lupa, MUPP '92, Supervising Planner, Systems Analysis, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff

Anthony (Tony) Manno, MUPP '04, Senior Planner, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Megan Miles, MPA '15, Management Analyst, Village of Downers Grove

Catrina Patton, MPA '15, Project Manager, The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County

Representative Al Riley, MUPP '78, Assistant Majority Leader, Illinois House of Representatives, 38th District

Kelly Siegel, MUPP '14, Budget Analyst, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency

Peter Skosey, MUPP '93, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council

Sheila Vemmer, MUPP '15, Consultant

Heather Winter, MUPP '16, Manager, Government Relations, Experion

Kathleen Woodruff, MUPP '09, Consultant

Questions or comments may be directed to Jodi White Jones, Assistant Dean, 312.413.9127, jmwhite@uic.edu


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All meetings to be held in CUPPA Hall 110 unless noted. Meetings from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

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