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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Board of Directors


Mark P. Rotatori
, Partner, Jones Day

John K. Holton, Ph.D., Director of Strategic Initiatives for Social Policy and Research and Visiting Research Professor at the Jane Addams School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago

Vince Sparrow
, Senior Advisor, EXL Service

Carol S. Rivers, FINRA Arbitrator and Retired General Counsel and Secretary, Alterra Capital Holdings Limited


Sonia Desai Bhagwakar, Deputy Head of Legal Affairs North America, Sonova

Jeannine Cordero, Director & Counsel, American Express General Counsel’s Organization

Nina Cyrenne, Vice President, Finance, Aeris Communications

Margaret Bertelsen Hampton, Retired, Portfolio Manager-Distressed Investments, Grace Brothers Ltd.;  Retired, MBH Board Member Services

David Kirby, Master’s of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Carrie Sandahl, Associate Professor, Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of Bodies of Work: A Network of Disability Art and Culture

Todd Solomon, Partner and Member of Pro Bono & Community Service Committee, McDermott Will & Emery LLP



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Last updated: December 11, 2023

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