Board of Directors

Patients and community help lead our organization.

Tapestry 360 Health Board

Our Board

Tapestry 360 Health is governed by a Board of Directors made up of local community members and patients. As a federally qualified health center, at least 51% of Directors must be active patients.

  • Chair, Kristen Plocinik
  • Vice-Chair, Coletta Sargant
  • Secretary, Pemba Bayo
  • Treasurer, David Ireland – Finance Committee Chair
  • Matthew Katzfey
  • Jerome Lucas
  • Nicholas Peneff
  • Tasneem Qureshi
  • Barbara Wahler
  • Lester McCarroll, III
  • Denzel Olagbegi
  • Dean Thompson
  • Susana Salgago

Advisory Boards

We also have a number of advisory boards that help us carry out our work.

The Development Board is dedicated to fundraising and building community support for our mission.

  • Matt Katzfey, Chair
  • Benjamin Dahlstrom
  • Doug King
  • Henry Lotsof
  • Natasza Naczas
  • Luigi Randazzo
  • Michael Rangel
  • Emily Ellsworth
  • Christy Savellano
  • Nick Stading
  • Janet Syverson
  • Nicole Willis, Chief Executive Officer
  • Amanda Solon, Senior Director of Development
  • Nicole Gotthelf, Director of Grants & Individual Giving

Five Community Advisory Boards for specific health centers advise and partner with us on how to best meet the needs of our patients and the community.

  • Iliana Alban, Albany Park Community Council — Parent, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Thomas Applegate, North River Commission — Executive Director
  • Dalia Aragon, North River Commission — Economic Development and Housing Organizer
  • Jenise Celestin, Swedish Hospital — Director, Community Relations
  • Victor Dufour, Albany Park Community Center — Associate Director of Community Partnerships
  • Alex Early, Friendship Center Chicago — Executive Director
  • Rebecca Larsen, World Relief — Intensive Case Manager Refugee Resettlement
  • Renee Lehocky, Lawrence Hall — Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Kanella Maniatis, Action for Children — Program Manager
  • Felicia McBride, Action for Children — Project Development Manager
  • Jamie Rotter, Trilogy — Occupational Therapist
  • Dära Salk, 47th Ward Alderman Matt Martin’s office — Constituent Services Liaison
  • Sangeeta Solshe, Carole Robertson Center — Sr. Health Manager
  • Rie Uchiyama, CEDA WIC — Field Coordinator
  • Kaoru Watanabe, Cambodian Association of Illinois — Associate Director
  • Aisha Achesah, AdvocateAurora Health — Regional Coordinator, Community Health
  • Sandra Arellano, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center — Manager Senior Market Development
  • Sara Barrera, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center — Coordinator, Healthy Families Program
  • Sarah Butterfield, District Office of State Representative Ann Williams — Director of Outreach and Engagement
  • Michael P. Conlon, Merlo Branch | Chicago Public Library — Branch Manager
  • Robert Flinn, District Office of State Senator Sara Feigenholtz
  • Nyya Flores, Divvy for everyone /LYFT — Community Strategist and Organizer
  • Jennie Hull, Nourishing Hope — Chief Program Officer
  • Chris Jessup, 44th Alderman Tunney’s Office — Director, Public Safety & Business Affairs
  • Elizabeth Rutha, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center — Director of Training
  • Maggie West, Harold Washington College — Community Relations Strategist
  • Oscar Zambrano, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center — Director of Physician Services
  • Emily A Anderson, Northwestern University/Center for Community Health — Research Project Manager
  • Maya Atassi, Syrian Community Network — Program & Development Coordinator
  • Fahmida Begum, Indo-American Center — Public Health Coordinator
  • Rachel Bowen, Rogers Park Business Alliance — Membership & Business Services Coordinator
  • Gwen Clancy, Trilogy, Inc — Program Manager
  • Barbara Dever, Chicago Park District
  • Monica Dillon, Loyola Community Nursing Centers — Project Director, RN
  • Peggy Forbes, Madonna Mission — Executive Director
  • Jim Ginderske, Neighbors for a Healthy Rogers Park / Move To Better Healthcare — President
  • Samera Hadi, Girl Forward — Education Program Manager
  • Ekram Hanna, Middle Eastren Immigrants and Refugee Alliance — Community Engagement Manager
  • Maria Kamenaki, Howard Area Community Center — Director, Health and Human Services
  • Rebecca Larsen, World Relief — Intensive Case Manager Refugee
  • Ashley Marine, Girl Forward — Executive Director
  • Myriam Perez, A Just Harvest — Energy Outreach Coordinator and Organizer
  • Leslie Perkins, 49th Ward Office — Chief of Staff
  • Kate Polgar, Care for Real — Director of Community Engagement & Office Administration
  • Sandi Price, Rogers Park Business Alliance — Managing Director
  • Sima Quarishi, Muslim Women Resources Center — Executive Director
  • Vaniya Rajabi, Middle Eastern Immigrants and refugee Alliance — Case worker
  • Isabel Reyes, Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago — Associate Director of Admission
  • Jamie Rotter, Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare
  • Susana Salgado, Centro Romero — Director, Youth Program
  • Almaz Seyoume, Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago — Refugee Resettlement Program Manager
  • Emily A. Anderson, Northwestern University Center for Community Health — Research Project Manager
  • Maribel (May) Alimboyoguen, Oakton Community College — Assistant Dean for Health Careers
  • Katrina Belogorsky, Skokie Public Library — Community Engagement Liberian
  • David Clough, Skokie Health Department — Public Health Analyst
  • Mark Collins, Niles Township /food pantry — Trustee
  • Noy Frial-Lopez, Turning Point — Chief Clinical Officer
  • Ala Jawad, Ahlul Bait Center — Board Member
  • Michelle Jordan, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin — General Counsel/District Director
  • Diana Juarez, Skokie School District 68 — Coordinator of Family Services and Engagement
  • Allison Kiboi, Skokie School District 69 — Community Schools Manager
  • Rency Kunnummel Roy, Northwestern University/Center for Community Health
  • Sara Manewith, Jewish Child & Family Services — Director
  • Sabiha Patel, Skokie School District 68 — Director of ELL Parent Center
  • Sarah Rankin, School District 69 — Community Schools Resource Coordinator
  • Atour Sargon, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin — Deputy District Director
  • Mark Schroeder, NorthShore Evanston & Skokie Hospitals — Manager, Community Relations
  • April Stallworth, Niles Township High Schools District 219 — Director of Community Relations and Strategic Partnerships
  • Sarah Steinbach, APNA Ghar — Counselor/Medical Advocate
  • Mohamed Syed, MCC Mosque
  • Shelley Wax, Skokie Health Department — Public Health Nurse
  • Irum Zunera Hameeduddin, Northwestern University/Center for Community Health

Adejumoke Akinbusuyi, Christopher House — Site Director
John Blick, Uptown Chamber of Commerce — Director of Business Services
Tamarra Brown, Uptown Voice
Leslie Combs, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s office — District Director
Christopher Ervin, Heartland Alliance Health — Manager, Health Center
Verron Fisher, Columbia College Chicago — Title IX Investigator and Deputy Coordinator
Cassandra Fricke, Voice of the People — Senior Support Coach
Erin Hantke, Heartland Health Outreach — Associate Director, Refugee Health Programs
Greg Harris, Illinois State Representative, 13th District
Colleen Heitlage, Voice of the People — Resident Services
Samina Kausar, Apna Ghar — Counselor and Suburban Services Coordinator
Kanella Maniatis, Action for Children — Program Manager
Felicia McBride, Action for Children — Project Development Manager
Dennis Mondero, Chinese Mutual Aid Association — Executive Director
Tam Nguyen, Chinese Mutual Aid Association — Employment Counselor
San O, MSW, South-East Asia Center — Executive Director
Mary Rodriguez, Mercy Housing — Resident Services Manager
Adriana Scurto, Heartland Alliance Housing — Manager of Resident & Community Programs
Radhika Sharma-Gordon, Apna Ghar — Manager, Outreach and Education
Miranda Shumate, Northside Housing
Rosie Tingpalpong, Vietnamese Association of Illinois — Director of Programs
Nathaniel Ward, City Colleges of Chicago — Community Affairs Liaison
Kaoru Watanabe, Cambodian Association of Illinois/ — Associate Director
Lindsey Weston, Dina & Eli Field EZRA Multi-Service Center — Health and Pantry Coordinator

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