Associate Board

The Associate Board supports the overall mission and activities of The Night Ministry. Acting as ambassadors of the agency, Associate Board members engage the community through volunteering, fundraising, networking, and advocacy opportunities targeted towards young professionals.

The Associate Board, since its inception in 2012, has committed more than $450,000 to The Night Ministry and its mission to provide human connection, housing support, and health care to individuals and families who are unhoused or experiencing poverty in Chicago. In 2023, the Associate Board raised over $90,000.

Latest News from The Associate Board

The Associate Board raised more than $90,000 at Night Lights, their Annual Gala, in 2023. Learn more.

Why Join?

  • Develop your professional and leadership skills and your potential to join a board of directors in the future.
  • Play an active role in engaging other young people in the vital work of The Night Ministry.
  • Network with other passionate philanthropists and professionals in the Chicago area.
  • Gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the nonprofit sector.
  • Have fun with other young professionals in Chicago!

We invite you to be a part of it.

For more information, please see our Roles and Responsibilities document or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. To become an active member, fill out the Interest Form.

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The Associate Board of The Night Ministry for 2023

Executive Committee

  • Duncan Reilly
  • Peter Hu
  • Mary Hager


  • Georgia Ansley
    Marketing Chair
  • Ghazal Farooqui
    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Chair
  • Amanda Ferguson
    Community Partnerships Chair
  • Beverly Halloran
    Membership Chair
  • Kelley Kinnucan
    Service Advocacy Chair
  • Anthony Pence
    Night Lights Chair
  • Ralitza Todorova
    Night Lights Chair


Joe Anderson
William Barnard
Natalie Dolan
Mark Gajeton
R. Carr Harkrader
Audrey Hesselgesser
Nicole Hovey
Brandon Ko
Annie McGowan
Natalie Odzer
April (Calubaquib) Prince
Sumeeta Salvador
Miranda Santillo
Amanda Seitz
Rachel Smith
Emily Suwanski
Milap Thakkar
Christopher Yamas

1735 North Ashland Avenue, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60622 | 773-784-9000
The Night Ministry is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Our Federal Tax ID (EIN) is 36-3145764.