Civic and Business Advisory Committee


Healthy Schools Campaign’s Civic and Business Advisory Committee is co-chaired by Sandra Bruce, President and CEO of Presence Health and Terry Mazany, President and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust. This prestigious committee has a diverse group of members representing the corporate, philanthropic, education, health and civic communities. This committee will be integral to the success of Change for Good, Healthy Schools Campaign’s ambitious plan to improve the health and wellness environments in Chicago schools and support healthier lives for all Chicago students, their families and the broader community.

Committee Co-Chairs


Sandra Bruce
President and CEO, Presence Health

Terry Mazany
President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust

Committee Members


Deborah Bennett
Senior Program Officer, Polk Bros. Foundation

Ellen Braff-Guajardo
Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Gwendolyn Butler
President and COO, Capri Capital Partners

Donald Cooke
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy, McCormick Tribune Foundation

Rochelle Davis
President and CEO, Healthy Schools Campaign

Tarrah DeClemente
Manager of Student Wellness, Chicago Public Schools

Deborah DeHaas
Vice Chairman, Central Region Managing Partner,
Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte

Catherine DeWeirdt
Program Officer, Stuart Family Foundation

Jaime Dircksen
Deputy Commissioner, City of Chicago Department of Public Health

John Edelman
Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility, Edelman

Michael Farrell
President, Advocate Children’s Hospital, Advocate Health Care

Donna Gerber
Vice President, Public Affairs and Community Investments, 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Dougal Hewitt
Chief Officer for Mission & External Affairs, Presence Health

Robin Lavin
President, Osa Foundation

Connie L. Lindsey
Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, Northern Trust

Dr. Terry Mason
Chief Operating Officer, Cook County Department of Public Health
Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Health and Hospitals System

Mark Murray
Senior Program Officer, Field Foundation of Illinois

Rob Rogers
Vice President and COO, School Health Corporation
Chair, Healthy Schools Campaign Board of Directors

Jennifer Rosenkranz
Senior Program Officer, Michael Reese Health Trust

Jesse Ruiz
Partner, Drinker Biddle
Vice President, Chicago Board of Education

Marc Schulman
President, Eli’s Cheesecake Company

Susan Sher
Executive Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs, University of Chicago Medical Center

Diana Spencer
Executive Director, William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Sadie Stockdale Jefferson
Deputy Policy Director of Education, City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor

Susan Terry
Vice President of Culinary Operations-Americas, 
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Dr. Cheryl Whitaker
President and CEO, Whitaker Kinne Group, LLC

Pat Yuzawa-Rubin
Program Officer, Circle of Service Foundation

Tiffany Hamel Johnson
Interim Senior Vice President, Strategy and Community Development, Chicago Urban League

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