Board of Directors

Nelie Vazquez Rowland

Co-founder and President

Jamil Bou-Saab

Board Member

Mike Favia, esq.

Board Member

Linda Mensch, esq.

Board Member

Abe Thompson

Board Member

Advisory Board

Board Eligibility

The board nominating committee seeks diverse, talented, civic-minded leaders with the stature and willingness to invest in the Chicago’s future as a leading Social and economic development organization serving and meeting the needs and homelessness and solving root causes for thousands of people including mothers with children, youth, criminal justice and military veteran populations in need annually.

Please contact info@asafehaven.org if you are interested in serving as a board member.

  • Jim Bassett
  • Peter Dyrud
  • Representative La-Shawn K. Ford
  • Robert E. Graham
  • Steven Hartenstein
  • Bob Kauffman
  • Lynn Orman
  • Dr. Usha Raj
  • Hon. Jesse Reyes
  • Bill Walsh
  • Harold Washington
  • Martin Waugh
  • John Wilhelm
  • Norma Zambrano

Associate Board – Applications now open. Click here for submission

  • Stephanie Khouri, President
  • Eddie Fowler, Secretary
  • Luke McCarty, Treasurer
  • Dylan Rowland, Liaison
  • Katherine Matkom, Engagement Chair
  • Samuel Mulroe
  • Danny Logarakis
  • Larry Gordon