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Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council was established to support the College of Communication. Members of the Council work with our college to understand the fields of communication and media, the future and potential of these fields. Through this collaboration, the council will increase the college’s visibility and outreach to the corporate community.

2016-2017 Council Members

John Barron
Chair, Membership Committee
Chief Content Officer/Tribune Content Agency
Tribune Company

Karen Bartuch
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Portfolio and Project Management

Joseph C. Cappo ‘57

Vincent Cordero
COO, HBO Latin America

Luisa Echevarria
Director of Community Relations & Public Affairs
Univision Communications

John Gehron
Consultant

Al Golin
Chairman
GolinHarris

Vicky Gordon
Interim President and CEO
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.​

Barb Healy
Senior Vice President, Digital Advertising
Chicago Tribune

Walter Jacobson
Founding Member

Mana Kasongo-Robinson, M.D. ‘93
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Anne M. Kavanagh ’81
Media Pros 24/7
Partner, Senior Consultant

David L. Kohn ’82
Co-Chair, Outreach Committee 
Executive Director of Public Affairs
Union League Club of Chicago

Bob Kornecki
Co-Chair, Development Committee
Champion for Chicago’s Inner-City Kids
Midtown Educational Foundation

Avis LaVelle
Partner
A. LaVelle Consulting LLC

Jeffrey A. Levick JD ‘97
Chief Marketing Solutions Officer
Spotify

Jim Litke
National Sports Columnist
The Associated Press

Fawn Lopez
Vice President & Publisher
Modern Healthcare

Wendy MacGregor
Vice President Sales Central Region
AOL LLC

Reese Marcusson
Executive Vice President and COO
WTTW 11 & WFMT-FM

Rich Masterson
Gannett

Joyce McCullough ‘05
Co-Chair, Development Committee
President
Miller Group Media

Felicia Middlebrooks Hill
News Anchor
WBBM Newsradio 780

Albert J. Nader, ‘54
President
Questar Inc.

Renata Pasmanik ‘95

Bernadette Patton
President/CEO
Human Resources Management
Association of Chicago

George San Jose
President and COO
San Jose Group

Steve Schildwachter

Suzanne Sinclair, Council Chair
Principal
JamesDruryPartners

Marty Wilke ‘86
President and General Manager
CBS 2 Chicago/WBBM-TV

Faculty/Staff

Salma Ghanem
Dean

Paul Booth
Assistant Professor, Digital Communication and Media Arts

Ron Culp
Director, PRAD Graduate Program

Graciela Kenig
Internship Program Director

Matthew Ragas
Assistant Professor, Public Relations and Advertising

Shena Ramsay
Assistant Dean

Janet Trzaska
Director of Development, CMN

Kathleen Browne
Assistant to the Dean

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