Friends of the Forest Preserves board members at our 2016 Crystal Leaf Awards Reception (photo by Lynn Renee Photography).
Friends of the Forest Preserves board members at our 2016 Crystal Leaf Awards Reception (photo by Lynn Renee Photography).

Meet the Board

Stephen J. SchlegelChair; Attorney, Stephen J. Schlegel Ltd.
Ed WoodburyVice-President; President, McCaffery Interests, Inc.
Matt HaasTreasurer; Director of Business Operations, Pegasus Partners Ltd. | Founder, Friends of Busse Woods
Margaret A. FrisbieSecretary; Executive Director, Friends of the Chicago River
Barbara A. Birmingham–Regional Steward, West Suburban Region, Forest Preserve District of Cook County | Co-Steward, Theodore Stone Forest Preserve
Susan E. Brice–Environmental Attorney and Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Kathleen Bruch–President, Atrium Landscape

Walter Burlack–Director of Partnerships, Renewable Manufacturing Gateway
José H. Colón–Senior Associate, Jameson Real Estate
Charles D. Dillon–M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University | Attending Physician, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Maria P. Hibbs–Principal, MPH Social Strategies
Barbara C. Hill–Political Chair, Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
Akilah R. Martin–Ph.D., Resident Faculty Member, DePaul University
Ronald M. Milnarik–D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor of Endodontics, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
Michael R. Mulcahy–Attorney, Vedder Price
David W. South–Senior Manager of Sustainability, West Monroe Partners
Ted Wolff–Owner, Wolff Landscape Architecture

First Place: Bob Callebert, Kloempken Prairie near Des Plaines
2010 Photo Contest Winner First Place: Bob Callebert, Kloempken Prairie near Des Plaines