CHICAGO – The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) Board of Directors will hold its fall meeting at Access Living (115 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago) on Friday, September 26, 2008. The Board will convene at 9:00 a.m. The agenda will include a review of grant proposals, an update on the FY 2009 budget, and plans for the IHC’s 35th anniversary fund raiser in 2009.
Currently, 31 members comprise the Illinois Humanities Council Board of Directors. They are:
Alton B. Harris (Chicago), Chair; Marti Belluschi (Chicago); Matti Bunzl (Champaign); Frank Cizon (Chicago); Michael C. Dorf (Chicago); Deborah Epstein (Chicago); John L. Fascia (Clarendon Hills); Stuart Flack (Chicago); The Honorable Joan B. Gottschall (Chicago); Clark Hulse (Chicago); J. Paul Hunter (Chicago); Cheryl Johnson-Odim (Evanston); Falona Joy (Chicago); Gary Koch (Springfield); Greg Koos (Bloomington); Robert F. Lipman (Evanston); Grayson Mitchell (Chicago); Constance Mortell (Denver, CO); Anita Nagler (Chicago); James M. Newcomb (Wilmette); Gayl S. Pyatt (Pinckneyville); Gordon Quinn (Chicago); Patricia Jean Simon (Makanda); Arthur M. Sussman (Chicago); Rolf Thienemann (Rockford); David Thigpen (Chicago); Nancy Tom (Chicago); George Van Dusen (Skokie ); Willard E. White (Oak Park); John A. Wing, (Evanston); and Miriam Zayed (Orland Park).
The IHC accepts public nominations for new Board members throughout the year. For more information about the IHC, call (312) 422-5580 or visit http://www.prairie.org/.
The Illinois Humanities Council is a nonprofit educational organization [501 (c) 3] dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities. Organized in 1973 as the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the IHC creates programs and funds organizations that promote greater understanding of, appreciation for, and involvement in the humanities by all Illinoisans, regardless of their economic resources, cultural background, or geographic location. The IHC is supported by state, federal, and private funds.
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