Board of Directors

The CUPPA Alumni Association Board of Directors is comprised of graduates from the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs degree programs. The board meets quarterly and holds annual elections at its May meeting. If you are interested in getting involved, please email UICCUPPAAA@gmail.com.

 The mission of the CUPPA Alumni Association is to strengthen and enhance the professional and academic experience for alumni, students and faculty. The CUPPA Alumni Association offers educational and career development to alumni, students and faculty; organizes events/activities for the informal sharing/exchange of information and to encourage professional relationships; and lends support and provides input to the development of the college’s curriculum.

The CUPPA Alumni Board of Directors is comprised of graduates from the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs degree programs.

PRESIDENTJoshua Hahn, MUPP ’16, Vice President, Hooker Delong, Inc.

VICE PRESIDENT: Michael Sewall, MUPP ’17, Constituent Services and Community Outreach Director, 47th Ward, City of Chicago

OUTREACH OFFICER: Nichole Langert, MPA ’17, Director of Major Gifts, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

COMMITTEE CHAIRS: 
Professional and Student Development Committee Co-Chairs:
Enrique Castillo, MUPP ’16 and Jonathon Hart, MUPP ’04
Events Committee Co-Chairs:
Mary Lupa, MUPP ’02 and Peggy Laemle, MUPP ’01
Outreach Committee Chair:
Nicole Langert, MPA ’17

Directors At Large

Enrique Castillo MUPP '16 Assistant Planner Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Patrick Coogan MPA' 17 Director of Budget and Finance Office of the Chancellor of Innovation, UIC
Peter Czubak MPA' 02 Senior City Forester City of Chicago, Department of Streets and Sanitation
Charles Eastwood MPA '17 Associate Director of Communications College of Medicine, UIC
Joshua Hahn MUPP ’16 Vice President Hooker Delong, Inc.
Judith Hamill MUPP '79 Director of Government Relations UIC John Marshall Law School
Jonathon Hart MUPP '04 Principal/Senior Project Manager CDM Smith
Jenny Kane MUPP '14 Project Manager Transportation Resource Associates, Inc.
Peggy Laemle MUPP '01 Independent Writing and Editing Professional
Nicole Langert MPA '17 Director of Major Gifts Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mary Lupa MUPP '91 Supervising Planner, Systems Analysis WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Tony Manno MUPP '04 Senior Planner Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Paulina Martinez MUPP '16 Acting Deputy City Manager City of Evanston
Libby Pappas MPA '17 Planned Giving Officer UNICEF USA
Kevin Peralta BA '17, MUPP '19 Program Analyst Chicago Housing Authority
Kristen Roadman MPA '12 Director of Talent Programs Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
Andreas Safakas MUPP '13 Development Finance Manager Chicago Housing Authority
Michael Sewall MUPP '17 Constituent Services and Community Outreach Director 47th Ward, City of Chicago
Kelly Siegel MUPP '14 Budget Analyst U.S. Environmental Protection Agency