Administration

Douglas Schenkelberg
Executive Director
doug@chicagohomeless.org

Thelma Morales
Administrative Director
thelma@chicagohomeless.org

Sherry Johnson
Office Manager/ IT Coordinator
sherry@chicagohomeless.org

Chris Jelkes
Special Project Coordinator
cjelkes@chicagohomeless.org

Gloria Davis
Administrative Support & Census 2020 Project Manager
gloria@chicagohomeless.org

Development

Michael Nameche
Director of Development
michael@chicagohomeless.org

Anne Bowhay
Director, Foundation Relations and Media
anne@chicagohomeless.org
Media inquiries, call (773) 906-3403

Claire Sloss
Associate Director of Development and Marketing
csloss@chicagohomeless.org

Erin Sindewald
Development Manager
erin@chicagohomeless.org

Community Organizing

Wayne Richard
Director of Organizing
wrichard@chicagohomeless.org

Jim Picchetti
Associate Director of Organizing
State Network Coordinator
jpicchetti@chicagohomeless.org

Nick Jefferson
Associate Director of Organizing, Strategic Campaigns
nick@chicagohomeless.org

Keith Freeman
Senior Community Organizer – Lead Organizer, Bring Chicago Home
keith@chicagohomeless.org

Alyssa Rodriguez
Community Organizer – School and Latinx Communities
arodriguez@chicagohomeless.org

Bisma Shoukat
Community Organizer – Reentry
bisma@chicagohomeless.org

Ali Simmons
Community Organizer – Street Outreach
ali-s@chicagohomeless.org

Advocacy and Public Policy

Julie Dworkin
Director of Policy
julie@chicagohomeless.org

Niya K. Kelly
State Legislative Director
niya@chicagohomeless.org

Mary Tarullo
Associate Director of Policy and Strategic Campaigns
mary@chicagohomeless.org

Mercedes González
Policy Specialist
mercedes@chicagohomeless.org

Samuel Carlson
Research and Outreach Manager
sam@chicagohomeless.org

The Law Project

Patricia Nix-Hodes
Director of the Law Project
patricia@chicagohomeless.org

Beth Cunningham Malik
Associate Director of the Law Project
Youth Futures Lead Attorney
beth@chicagohomeless.org

Diane O’Connell
Community Lawyer
diane@chicagohomeless.org

Arturo Hernandez
Staff Attorney
arturo@chicagohomeless.org

Mary Frances Charlton
Youth Health Attorney
maryfrances@chicagohomeless.org

Alyssa Phillips 
Equal Justice Works Fellow, sponsored by AbbVie and Kirkland & Ellis LLP
aphillips@chicagohomeless.org

Christy Joyce L. Savellano, LSW
Intake Specialist
christy@chicagohomeless.org 
Legal aid inquiries, call (800) 940-1119

Monica Mahan
Volunteer Social Worker
monicam@chicagohomeless.org

Interns

Claudia Cabrera 
Organizing & Speakers Bureau (Dominican University, Graduate School of Social Work)

Hanna Huff
Public Policy (Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Taylor Kollmansberger
Law Project (Alvin H. Baum Family Fund Intern, John Marshall Law School)

Ezra Litner
The Law Project (DePaul University Law School)