Directors

Camille De Frank

Camille De Frank is a founding board member. She is a practicing lawyer, and also serves as Director, Project Delivery of Chronic Care, Children’s Memorial Hospital; Member, Family Advisory Board, Children’s Memorial Hospital; Officer, Women’s Advisory Board, Misericordia.


Robin Downe

Robin has a degree in education and specialized in teaching children with developmental delays in Toronto Canada. After moving to Chicago, she worked as a substitute teacher and resource for students with learning disabilities.


Jane A. Gallery

Jane A. Gallery is the founder of Our Place and serves as President of the Board of Directors. She is also the Treasurer and Director of The Lowe Syndrome Association and a member of North Suburban Special Education District Community Partnership Team.


Ellen Hayden

Ellen Hayden is a designer and also serves as an officer of the Woman’s Club of Evanston, fundraiser for Life Span, and is an Auxiliary Board Member of The Ted Fund.


Pamela Sheridan Pappano

Pamela Sheridan Pappano is a practicing lawyer and also serves as Arbitrator, Cook County Board of Arbitration and as a Substitute Teacher at Loyola Academy.


Malou Roth

Malou Roth is a Human Resources consultant that does pro bono work in the non profit community in Chicago, working with a variety of organizations to offer HR services, advice and training. She spent her working career divided between the consulting and corporate worlds in the fields of Human Resources and Training.

Barbara Saavedra

Barbara Saavedra is a legal assistant and is involved in Special Olympics and special recreation projects.


Avidan Stern

Avi is a founding board member. He is Associate General Counsel of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and serves as secretary for the Board of Directors of Our Place.