Nominating Committee Recommends Board Members

Nominating Committee Recommends Board Members

The Nominating Committee for the Chamber’s Board of Directors has submitted recommendations to fill two Board vacancies in 2020, as well as a new appointment to the Board’s Executive Committee. The names of these nominees were presented at the Board’s October 10 meeting.

Current Board members Glenn Weintraub, AA Service and Gregg Gerstin, Align Wellness Center, are retiring from the Board at the end of 2019. To fill their seats, the Committee recommended Katie Roberts, Berkshire Hathaway KoenigRubloff Homeservices and Tom Whalen, UL. In addition, Jason Young has been nominated for the Board’s Executive Committee, joining Board Chair Bob Caldwell, Hallmark Homecare, Treasurer Steve Schmit, Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, Stephen Barr, Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, and Julie Lerman, Franklin Law Group.

Members serving on the Nominating Committee included Bob Caldwell, Julie Lerman, Jim King, Northbrook Bank & Trust Co., Robyn Kole, Karlin, Kerschner, Sharpe & Co. LLP, and Lou Pasquesi, LaSalle Benefits LLC.

In accordance with the Chamber’s bylaws, nominees are declared elected at the December Board of Directors meeting unless alternative candidates are nominated. Members wishing to nominate additional candidates must submit petitions signed by at least 20 other Chamber members to the Chamber President prior to the next board meeting on Thursday, November 14.