Board of Directors

Jay D. Lenn, Chair — Writer, Mayo Clinic
Loreli Fritz-Cohn, Vice Chair — Retired attorney, private practice
Mark GreenbergTreasurer — Retired Partner, Sidley and Austin
Lisbeth MaxwellSecretary — Managing Editor, American College of Chest Physicians

Patrick Blashill — Ensemble Member
Jessie Bylander — Director of Human Resources, Noble Network of Charter Schools
Christina Calvit — Ensemble Member
Bilal Dardai — Ensemble Member
Betsey Manzoni — Commercial Casualty Broker, Marsh and McLennan
Katie McNally — Talent Development Program Manager, Deloitte
Roche Schulfer — Executive Director, The Goodman Theatre
Brian Swierczek — Sr. Director, Business Development, Health Care Service Corporation

Board Members Emeritus

Peter Calibraro
Mark Gluskin
Cynthia Hunt Rudolph
Linda Jacobson
Patricia Kelley
Susan Rosenberg (In memoriam)
Jackie Snyder (In memoriam)
Raymond R. Snyder (In memoriam)
Dan Sullivan
Rebecca Tinkham
John Tolley
Steven Wise
Ann Ziegler

At Lifeline we are always looking for individuals who love Lifeline’s programming both on and off the stage and are willing to dedicate their time and resources to our organization.

We are seeking individuals who have experience and/or interest in the fields of fundraisingevent planning, or strategic planning. Ideal candidates have diverse networks and/or ties to art-supporting companies in the Chicago area.

Board members contribute, on average, about 6-10 hours per month attending board/committee meetings and other board-related events. In exchange for your service, you have the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of people and play a vital role in Chicago’s cultural community. From our board members, to our artists, to our patrons, Lifeline Theatre attracts a remarkable group of creative and diverse personalities.

For more information on joining Lifeline’s board, please contact Allison Cain, Managing Director, at 773.761.4477 x702 or