Leadership

North River Commission
Board of Directors

Officers
• President • John Friedmann, Horner Park Neighbors and Horner Park Advisory Council
• Financial Secretary • Andrew Schwebel, ALBANK
• Treasurer • Joel Bookman, Past President and LADCOR

Vice Presidents
• Arts & Culture • Ronald Duplack, Mayfair Civic Assoc.
• Economic Development • Scott Berman, LADCOR
• Education • Jane Friedman, Hollywood North Park Community Assoc
• Environment • Jim O’Reilly, North Mayfair Improvement Assoc
• Housing • John Friedmann, Horner Park Neighbors and Horner Park Advisory Council
• North Park Village • Sylvia Asllani, Peterson Park Improvement Assoc

Vice Presidents At Large
• Rev. Tim Johnson, North Park University Seminary
• Kris Pierre, Northeastern Illinois University
• Mark Jones, Horner Park Neighbors
• Tony Rodriquez, Hollywood North Park Community Assoc

Board Liaisons 
• Andrew Levin CoChair SSA, CoChair Chamber
• Stephanie Fishel, CoChair SSA

North River Commission
Committee Leadership

Arts & Culture
Ron Duplack

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Interim: Kris Pierre, Ron Duplack, Dalia Aragon

Executive
John Friedmann

Finance
Joel Bookman

Economic Development
Scott Berman

Education
Jane Friedman

Environment
Jim O'Reilly

Housing
John Friedmann

North Park Village
Sylvia Asllani

Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area #60
Commissioners

Volunteer Commissioners are appointed by City Council and are drawn from the business districts served by SSA #60.

• Mark Aistrope - Chair - Meeting Tomorrow and resident
• Kareeshma Ali Merchant - Surge Coffee & Billiards
• Saima Causevic - North Side Realty
• Henrik Christensen - resident and property owner
• Daniella Cornue - Le Village Co-Working
• Stephanie Fishel - resident
• Andrew Levin - Bass Realty
• David Maletin - resident and landlord

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