The board may to elect up to fourteen (14) people. We have seven (7) incumbents and five (5) new candidates.

The following Board members are completing their 2nd term and are not eligible to run again or have chosen to retire:

  • Janic Dantes
  • Sharief El-Gabri
  • Diana Karnes
  • Donald Moon
  • Nick Niles
  • Lindsay Scheidt

The following board members are completing their first term and are eligible to run for a second term:

  • Matea Bozja* (1 year extension)
  • Laura Buchanan
  • Rob Crawford
  • Jamie Davis
  • Kyle Fahey
  • Michael Kuiken
  • Malerie Ma Roddy
  • Neil Nandi

The following candidates have submitted their applications:

  • Ariana De La Torre
  • Morgan Hess
  • Christina Jaremus
  • Melissa (Missy) Turk
  • Eric Zhi

Matea Bozja (INCUMBENT)

Matea is finishing her second full term and would like to be elected to a 1-year extension.

Laura Buchanan (INCUMBENT)

Rob Crawford (INCUMBENT)

Jamie Davis (INCUMBENT)

Ariana De La Torre is an attorney for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank in Chicago, Illinois. Ariana began her career with J.P.Morgan in 2013. From 2014 – 2020, Ariana served as a Trust Administrator in both the Chicago and Dallas offices for high-net worth clients. In 2020, Ariana relocated from Dallas to Chicago to join the legal team.

Kyle Fahey (INCUMBENT)

Morgan M. Hess is an associate in Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella's Litigation group. Morgan earned her B.A., magna cum laude, in Criminology and Law Studies from Marquette University, with a double minor in Writing Intensive English and Sociology, in 2016. She then earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude, in 2019.

Christina’s experience as a litigator and counselor defending employer-side discrimination claims and certificate in labor and employment provide her with a widerange of skills useful to help prevent claims or how to respond to mitigate liability when a lawsuit is filed.

Michael Kuiken (INCUMBENT)

Malerie Ma Roddy (INCUMBENT)

Neil Nandi (INCUMBENT)

Melissa (Missy) N. Turk is an Associate at Delaney Delaney & Voorn, Ltd. where she focuses her practice on contested and routine guardianship matters, estate and trust litigation and administration, breach of fiduciary duty claims and fiduciary defense, and trust and estate related appellate work.

Eric Zhi is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

  • Please cast your vote for up to fourteen (14) candidates.
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