In the 20th Century, we preserved the land. In the 21st, let’s restore it.

Steering Committee

The 21 member Steering Committee meets quarterly to ensure coordination across the implementation teams and to document and track overall progress.

Steering Committee Members

Alejandro Grajal, Chicago Zoological Society

Arnold Randall, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Benjamin Cox, Friends of the Forest Preserves

Cathy Geraghty, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Christopher Adas, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Cynthia Moreno, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Karen Vaughn, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Dennis White, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Eileen Figel, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Erik Varela, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Gregory Mueller, Chicago Botanic Garden

Ginny Hotaling, Chicago Botanic Garden

Jane Balaban, Steward

John McCabe, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Justin Pepper, Bobolink Foundation

Lenore Beyer-Clow, Openlands

Rebeccah Sanders, Audubon, Chicago Region

Rich Gamble, Chicago Zoological Society

Steve Hughes, Forest Preserves of Cook County

Stuart Strahl, Chicago Zoological Society

Troy Alim, Forest Preserves of Cook County