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Emanuel Announces Transition Teams



    Emanuel Announces Transition Teams

    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced the members of two transition teams on Monday: his Government Reinvention and Budget Committee, and his Education Committee.

    “This diverse group of community, business and non-profit leaders from across Chicago will provide recommendations to the Mayor-elect for strengthening Chicago’s economy, getting our city finances back on track, and improving the school system to ensure that every child has access to a world-class education,” Emanuel said in a press release.

    Two of Emanuel’s transition co-chairs will serve on the committees: Sarah Pang is on Government Reinvention, while Byron Brazier is on Education. Here’s the complete list:
    Government Reinvention and Budget Committee

    Mark Angelson, Kellogg School of Management
    Kirk Bishop, Duncan Associates
    Mark Cozzi, Lincoln Park Capital Group
    Julia Harris, Scott Balice Strategies
    Alexandra Holt, Baker & McKenzie
    Steve Koch, Credit Suisse
    Trinita Logue, IFF
    Cordelia "Dea" Meyer, Civic Committee of The Commercial Club
    Wilbur Milhouse III, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc.
    Sarah Pang, CNA
    Jorge Perez, Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)
    Juan Rangel, United Neighborhood Organization (UNO)
    Bridget Reidy, Exelon
    Judy Rice, Harris Financial Corporation
    Ty Tabing, Chicago Loop Alliance
    John Tolva, IBM
    Tom Villanova, Building and Construction Trades Council

    Education Committee

    Ellen Alberding, The Joyce Foundation
    Rev. Dr. Byron Brazier, Apostolic Church of God
    Don Feinstein, Academy for Urban School Leadership
    Sharrod Gordon, TARGET Area Development Corporation
    Zipporah Hightower, Bethune School of Excellence
    Liz Kirby, Kenwood Academy
    Tim Knowles, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
    Mike Milkie, Noble Street Charter School
    Natalie Neris-Guereca, Dr. Jorge Prieto Elementary School
    John Price, John J. Audubon Elementary School
    Diana Rauner, Ounce of Prevention Fund
    Celena Roldan, Erie Neighborhood House
    Monica Sims, John J. Pershing West Middle School
    Elizabeth Swanson, Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation