Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee

The committee meets several times annually to coordinate financial/budgetary matters, program promotion, candidate interviewing/selection and fundraising.  Membership of the committee demonstrates the continuity and commitment of its founders and partners.  Five members are former NIPC employees, three members are CMAP employees, one member is a former Peters Fellows and three are members of the Peters family.  

Committee Chairman

John A. Swanson, Executive Director, Advisory Board of Trustees, Catholic Charities Diocese of Gary, Indiana
- Former Executive Director, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC)
- Former Executive Director, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC)


Commission Committee Members

John Carlisle, AICP, Associate Planner, Local Planning Division, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Larry Christmas, Former Executive Director, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

Angela Manning-Hardimon, Deputy Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Hubert Morgan, Principal, Stanhope Consulting
- Former staff member, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
- Former staff member, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

John Paige, AICP, President, Urban Planning Services, Inc.
- Former staff member, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

Jean Peters

John Peters

Susan Peters Schaefer

Keith Sbiral, AICP, Assistant Village Manager, Village of Brookfield, Illinois
- First Peters Fellow (2000)

Aseal Tineh, Assistant Policy Analyst, Policy & Programming Division, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Deborah Washington, Former staff member, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission