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Dean’s Advisory Council

Members of the Dean's Advisory Council support the College of Communication by providing diverse perspectives across multiple industries. Members of the Dean's Advisory Council help assess the future potential of communication-related fields and increase the college’s outreach to the corporate community.

Dean's Advisory Council Members

  • Teri Arvesu

    Teri Arvesu

    • Univision Chicago
      Vice President/Director of Content 
  • Tracy Baim

    Tracy Baim

    • Chicago Reader
  • Karen Bartuch

    Karen Bartuch
    (CMN ’10)

    • PwC
      Director, Corporate Intelligence
  • Paul Booth

    Paul Booth

    • College of Communication
      Professor, Media and Cinema Studies
  • Joseph C. Cappo

    Joseph C. Cappo
    (LAS ’57)

    • Crain’s Chicago Business
      Publisher (Retired)
  • Ron Culp

    Ron Culp

    • College of Communication
      PRAD Graduate Program Director
  • Michael Elias

    Michael Elias

    • College of Communication
      Director of Internships
  • Susan Fleming

    Susan Fleming
    (CMN MA ’13)

    • OptumRx|UnitedHealth Group
      Senior Vice President, Marketing
  • Barb Healy

    Barb Healy
    (CMN ’07)

    • Healy & O’Loughlin Collaborations, LLC
      Founding Manager and Media Strategist/Consultant
  • Tony Hunter

    Tony Hunter
    (MBA ’95)

    • TWH, Inc.
      President and Media Executive/Consultant
  • Rick Jasculca

    Rick Jasculca

    • Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
  • David L. Kohn

    David L. Kohn
    (CMN ’82)

    • Union League Club of Chicago
      Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Rana Komar

    Rana Komar

    • NA Central Region for Weber Shandwick
  • Avis LaVelle

    Avis LaVelle

    • A. LaVelle Consulting LLC
  • Jim Litke

    Jim Litke

    • The Associated Press
      National Sports Columnist
  • Fawn Lopez

    Fawn Lopez

    • Modern Healthcare
      Vice President & Publisher
  • Reese Marcusson

    Reese Marcusson
    (BUS ’80)

    • Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
      Development Director
  • Rich Masterson

    Rich Masterson

    • Publishing-Communications Executive
  • Caroline McAteer

    Caroline McAteer

    • Office of Advancement | College of Communication
      Director of Development
  • Joyce McCullough

    Joyce McCullough
    (SCPS ’05)

    • Miller Group Media
  • Felicia Middlebrooks

    Felicia Middlebrooks Hill

    • WBBM Newsradio 780
      News Anchor
  • Alexandra Murphy

    Alexandra Murphy

    • College of Communication
    • Acting Dean
  • Bernadette Patton

    Bernadette Patton

    • Shields Meneley Partners
  • Michael Phillips

    Michael Phillips

    • Chicago Tribune
      Film Critic
  • Ann Pistone

    Ann Pistone
    (CMN ’90)

    • ABC Channel 7
      Investigative Producer
  • Ginger Porter

    Ginger Porter

    • Golin Executive Board of Directors
  • Matthew Ragas

    Matthew Ragas

    • College of Communication
      Associate Professor, Public Relations
  • Shena Ramsay

    Shena Ramsay

    • College of Communication
      Assistant Dean
  • George San Jose

    George San Jose

    • San Jose Group
      President and COO
  • Arbin Smith

    Arbin Smith
    (CMN MA ’00)

    • The Hackett Group
      Vantage HCM Advisory Practice Leader
  • Christina Steed

    Christina Steed

    • Flowers Communications Group
      Executive Vice President
  • Joseph Tateoka

    Joseph Tateoka

    • Edelman Integrated Business Marketing
      Vice President
  • Marty Wilke

    Marty Wilke
    (CMN ’86)

    • CBS 2 Broadcast Center
      President and GM, CBS 2 Chicago/WBBM-TV
  • Katie Wilkes

    Katie Wilkes
    (CMN ’11)

    • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
      Global Communications Coordinator, COVID-19 Response

In Memoriam

  • Al Golin

    Al Golin

    • Chairman, GolinHarris
  • Albert J. Nader

    Albert J. Nader

    • President, Questar, Inc.