Trustees of our governing board are passionate about the mission of Lawrence Hall and have a deep desire to see the youth, families, and communities of Chicago succeed and grow. Overseeing and involved in our financial, programmatic, and fundraising activities, our Trustees combine years of experience across multiple career sectors to ensure Lawrence Hall operates smoothly and with the most positive impact possible.

For more information about our Board of Trustees, contact our Vice President of Development, Moira Tuffy.

Our Board of Trustees


Kara Teeple

Chief Executive Officer

CEO, Lawrence Hall

Rebecca Coke

Chairman of the Board

US Central Region Transfer Pricing Leader, Ernst & Young

William J. Quinlan


Principal, The Quinlan Law Firm, LLC

Nirav Shah

Executive Vice-President

Managing Director — Risk and Compliance, Financial Service Industry at Protiviti

Jayne Coyne


Community Volunteer



Megan G. Morrissey

Corporate Secretary

Partner, Perkins Coie, LLP

  • Cheyenita Allen
  • Vipin Bhatia
  • The Honorable Paul P. Biebel, Jr.
  • Sue Blomberg
  • Daniel J. Boszhardt
  • Kevin Byrne
  • Al Chircop
  • Mayer Grashin
  • Dr. Henry Horace, ED.D.
  • DeAnna Jones
  • Samuel Kim
  • Listiner Martinez
  • Dave Merjan
  • Andrew Oleszczuk
  • Nicole Quaisser
  • The Honorable Marguerite A. Quinn
  • Joel Rabinowitz
  • Glori Rosenson
  • Jeffrey E. Singleton
  • Tom Stocks
  • Michael Wechselberger
Life Trustees
  • Kurt A. Carlisle
  • Dana S. Connell
  • Pamela V. Coster
  • Jacqueline A. Endres
  • John M. Graham
  • Elisha Gray III
  • Rahul Kapoor
  • James B. Lockhart
  • Edward Mack III
  • William J. McNally
  • Annmarie Muñana
  • Ralph L. O’Hara
  • John Peterson
  • Barton G. Tretheway
Advisory Trustees
  • Eric H. Joost
  • R. Mark McCareins
  • Liz Nicholson
  • Charles H. Shaw, Jr.
  • Lawson E. Whitesides, Jr.
Ex-Officio Trustees
  • Sue Blomberg, Auxiliary Board
  • Azra Razvi, Northwestern University Board Fellow
  • Chelsea Vale O’Hara, Northwestern University Board Fellow
  • Jessica Steiner, Associate Board
  • Joaquin Williams, Associate Board

Volunteer Boards

Associate Board

Want to become more involved but not ready to be a part of the Board of Trustees? Meet with other young professionals to plan monthly events such as laser tag, bubble soccer, afternoon movie showings, sports outings, and ice cream socials with Lawrence Hall youth at both our Main Campus and South Shore locations.

Use your creative ideas, talents, and experiences to expose our youth to new and unique opportunities. For more information about our Associate Board, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Francesca Valenziano.


Volunteer Boards

Auxiliary Board

Be a force of love on this volunteer board and meet quarterly to plan events like Halloween parties, holiday cookie decorating, and summer barbeques for our Child and Family Treatment Center youth.

For more information or to become a member of our Auxiliary Board, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Francesca Valenziano.

Get Involved

Not interested in the boards? How about being a volunteer?