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WOMEN’S BOARD

Goodman Theatre’s Women’s Board

The Women’s Board was founded in 1978 to expand the community and financial base of the Goodman Theatre.

The current 55 members are among Chicago’s most active and philanthropic women. They share a passion for theater and play an essential role supporting Goodman Theatre productions and education programs. To learn more about Goodman Theatre’s Education and Engagement programs, click here.

The Women’s Board raises more than $1.3 million annually through a variety of activities, including a Premiere Society solicitation campaign, Auction, Education and Engagement Luncheon and Gala.

For four decades, the Women’s Board has raised over $50 million for 40 Goodman productions and an array of educational programs. Through their extraordinary work, Women’s Board members, past and present, have had a profound impact on the Goodman, its audiences and the civic life in Chicago.

Membership is by invitation. For more information about membership, contact Alex Meyer at 312.443.3811 ext. 192 or AlexMeyer@GoodmanTheatre.org.

Women’s Board

*Past Presidents

OFFICERS

President
Lorrayne Weiss

Vice Presidents
Diane Landgren
Nina Owen
Jackie Robinson

Treasurer
Heather Zimmerman

Secretary
Anne Van Wart

 

COMMITTEE CHAIRS and CO-CHAIRS

Education
Jill Javors
Carole Wood

Fall Benefit
Diane Landgren
Jackie Robinson

Gala
Wendy Krimins
Renee Tyree

Hospitality
Teri Brown

Membership
Fran Del Boca
Nina Owen

Program
Sheila Harris
Teri Brown

Member-at-Large
Andra Press
Courtney Sherrer

Past Presidents
Joan E. Clifford
Fran Del Boca
Denise Stefan Ginascol
Sondra A. Healy
Linda Hutson
Swati Mehta
Carol Prins
Alice Young Sabl
Cynthia K. Scholl
Susan J. Wislow

MEMBERS

Sharon Angell
Elizabeth Balthrop
Kay Mabie
Sara F. Szold

Sustaining Members
Dr. Mildred C. Harris
Margie Janus
Mary Ann Karris
Linda Krivkovich

Honorary Members
Katherine A. Abelson
Christine Branstad
Joan M. Coppleson*
Ellen Gignilliat
Sherry John*
Gwendolyn Ritchie
Mrs. Richard A. Samuels*
Orli Staley
Carole David Stone*
Mrs. Philip L. Thomas*
Rosemary Tourville*
Susan D. Underwood*