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Committees

CTU committees are a great way for any member in the city to involve themselves in initiating policy, celebrating our unity and serving other educators like you. You don’t need to be elected to serve on a committee, just fill out the application.

To apply to a committee, you can complete our Request for Committee Membership form completely online.

You can also download this form and email it to Lupe Coyle at LupeCoyle@ctulocal1.org.

Or send via US Postal Service to:
STANDING COMMITTEES
c/o Lupe Coyle
Chicago Teachers Union
1901 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60612

CTU STANDING AND SUB/AD-HOC COMMITTEES 2022–2023
CHAIRPERSON AND LIAISON ROSTER*

*List subject to change

Bold = Standing CommitteesPlain Text = Ad Hoc or Sub Committees

CommitteesLiaisonsChairpersons
CW Special Ed Itinerant TeachersJim CavalleroSara E. Tuffs
Climate JusticeRebecca MartinezLauren Bianchi
CliniciansJim CavalleroMary Difino and Dennis Kosuth
CounselorsGervaise ClayVenisa Beasley-Green and Carly Day
Displaced and Substitute TeachersJim Staros and Georgia WallerBurma Green
EducationKathy MurrayKirstin Roberts
Bilingual EducationRebecca MartinezGabriel Paez
Early ChildhoodLynn Cherkasky-DavisDiane Castro
Elementary SteeringJed SchenkierCaprice Phillips-Mitchell
High School SteeringKevin HoughLennon Murphy
Special Education CommitteeJim CavalleroHilario Dominguez and Tenesha Rawls
Special Education Task ForceJim CavalleroSarah Chambers and Laurie Bovino
The ArtsJennifer JohnsonGina Szulkowski
HousingJhoanna Maldonado and Sarah RothschildLennon Murphy and Mueze Bawany
Human RightsRichard BergDennis Kosuth
LGBTQIA+Latoyia KimbroughLindsey Williston and Corey Blake
LegislativeKurt HilgendorfLori Torres
LibrariansCarol CarefNora Wiltse
MembershipMaria MorenoMaria Cosme
New Organizing (CTU –ACTS)Casey SweeneyAndrew Van Herick
PAVEChris BaehrendEvan Maniates
Pension-InsuranceLashawn WallaceJack Silver
Tier 2Erika Meza and Darnell Dowd
PoliciesJackson PotterJackson Potter
Political ActionKurt HilgendorfKimberly Walls-Kirk
Professional ProblemsJennifer JohnsonJoshua Lerner
PSRPsMichael SmithMarilyn Piggee and Yvonne Heard
Public Relations & CommunicationsNathan GoldbaumAndrea Parker
Retired MembersTennille EvansStephanie Collins
Rules-ElectionsMaria MorenoSusan Sebesta
ScholarshipWalter TaylorFrancine Greenberg-Reizen
School Finance and TaxationPavlyn JankovFederico Luque Macias
School Safety and SecurityCurtis BynumLarnce White
SocialRonnie Reese Lisa Catledge
Sports and Extracurricular ActivitiesKevin Hough and Thad GoodchildWendy Weingarten
TestingCarol CarefAaron Bingea
Women’s RightsTerry RuddBridget Doherty Trebing

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