President

 Pat Savage-Williams

Phone: 847-424-7220

Email: savagep@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Pat Savage-Williams

Year Elected to the Board
2013


Offices Held on the Board
Vice President May 2014-May 2015
President May 2015-Present


Education
Psychology B.S
Educational Psychology M.S.
Type 75 Educational Administration Certificate


Work Experience
Special Education Coordinator, High School (2007-present)
School Psychologist, High School (2005-present)
School Psychologist, Evanston/Skokie School District #65 (1979-2005)


Community and Volunteer Experience
Board member, Center for Life Skills (Counseling Center, Chicago)
Board member, Child Care Center of Evanston
Co-leader, Girl Scout
Member, Evanston Township High School Mixed Level Advisory Ad Hoc Committee
Co-Facilitator, Evanston YWCA, Community Conversations on Race
Staff member and facilitator, National SEED Project (Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity)
Equity Leader/Facilitator

 

Family Information
Evanston/Skokie resident since 1979
Husband Roger Williams (since 1977)

Proud parent of 2 ETHS and D65 graduates: Crystal (ETHS, 2010) and Charity (ETHS, 2012)

 

Other Interests
Reading
Hiking
Cooking
Traveling with family

 

Committees Served On
Discipline Committee
Park School Committee
Curriculum Forum
School Improvement Team
Stipends Committee

Vice President

 Monique Parsons

Phone: 847-989-6013

Email: parsonsm@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Monique Parsons

Year Elected to the Board
2015


Offices Held on the Board
Member
Vice President 2016-17


Education
University of Minnesota, BS of Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance


Work Experience
Chief Operating Officer, McGaw YMCA (2010 - present)
Associate Director, YWCA Evanston/North Shore
VP Member Relations & Programs, McGaw YMCA
Chicago Center Director (O/E Learning), Ford Motor Co & UAW
Club Director, Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
Correctional Officer, Minnesota Department of Corrections



Community and Volunteer Experience
Walker School PTA, 2007 – 2008
FAAM Executive Board Member, 2008 – 2012
Leadership Evanston Graduate, 2009
Youth Job Center (WILL Mentor), 2012 – 2013
ETHS Booster Club Member, 2012 – Present
ETHS E-Ban Member, 2012 – Present
ETHS Parent Ambassador, 2013 – 2014
Dajae Coleman Foundation Volunteer, 2013
Youth Job Center Steering Committee (WILL), 2013
Connections for the Homeless Board Member, 2013 – 2015
Northwestern University Student Motivation Program Panel Member at Chute Middle School, 2014
District 65 Strategic Planning External Advisory Committee, 2014

Family Information
Native Evanstonian
Evanston/Skokie Resident
Proud mother of ETHS student, Immanuel Woodberry.

 

Other Interests

College Sports
Movies
Music
Journaling

 

Committees Served On

Board Member

 Jonathan Baum

Phone: 847-328-4896

Email: baumj@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Jonathan Baum

Year Elected to the Board
2011


Offices Held on the Board
Member


Education
ETHS Class of 1974
Harvard University, 1978, BA
The University of Chicago Law School, 1982, JD


Work Experience
Current: Director of Pro Bono Services, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Previous employment: Legislative Aide to U.S. Rep. Abner J. Mikva; Law Clerk to U.S. Dist. Court Judge Bernard M. Decker, Associate at Jenner & Block and Sidley & Austin; Staff Attorney & Clinical Fellow, University of Chicago Legal Aid Clinic


Community and Volunteer Experience
District 65 Board of Education
Vice President, Y.O.U. Board of Directors
Vice President, Illinois ACLU
Chair, Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
City of Evanston Human Relations Commission

Family Information
Spouse: Bonnie Bernstein Baum
Children: Abigail (ETHS '14), Eli (ETHS '17), Jessica (ETHS '13), Samuel (ETHS '14)

 

Other Interests
Running
Reading
Politics

 

Committees Served On
Curriculum Forum
Discipline Committee
Joint Dist. 65/Dist. 202 Committee
Park School Advisory Board
LICA Board
Policy Committee
School-Based Health Center Advisory Board

Board Member

 Doug Holt

Phone: 847-905-0742

Email: holtd@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Doug Holt

Year Elected to the Board
2013


Offices Held on the Board
Member


Education
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, M.S. with Honors
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.S. Journalism


Work Experience
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Communications, Northern Trust

Director, Media Practice, Burson-Marsteller

Guest Editorial Board Writer, Chicago Tribune
Washington-based Pentagon writer, Chicago Tribune
Chicago-based Illinois government writer, Chicago Tribune
Editor, weekend editions, Chicago Tribune
Reporter, Chicago Tribune

El Paso Bureau Chief covering Southwest and US-Mexican border, Dallas Morning News
General assignment reporter, Dallas Morning News

Chicago-based freelance writer, Newsweek

Reporter, San Antonio Light

Reporter, The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Virginia)



Community and Volunteer Experience
Sunday school teacher, St. Joan of Arc, Evanston
Past member, District 65 Citizen's Ad Hoc Budget Committee
Past board member, Financial Communications Society – Chicago
Past founding committee member and volunteer, St. Vincent DePaul Society, St. Joan of Arc parish, Evanston
Past volunteer, Peace Corps, Central African Republic


Family Information
Wife Jane Corey Holt

Three children: An ETHS graduate now attending Washington University in St. Louis, an ETHS junior, and an 8th grader at St. Joan of Arc School.

 

Other Interests
Spanish and French speaker
Bicycling
Skiing
Guitar

Committees Served On
Finance Committee
Wellness Committee
Insurance Committee
School Improvement Team
School Substance Abuse Team
Stipends Committee

Board Member

 Gretchen Livingston

Phone: 847-733-0890

Email: livingstong@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Gretchen Livingston

Year Elected to the Board
2009


Offices Held on the Board
President 2013-2015


Education
University of Michigan A.B.
Loyola University, Chicago J.D.


Work Experience
Former partner with Jenner & Block with a practice in environmental litigation and a pro bono practice including successful post-conviction appeal before IL Supreme Court.


Community and Volunteer Experience
Sustaining Board Member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Former Board member, Interfaith Housing Association of the Northern Suburbs (now known as Open Communities)

Former Board member and Government Relations Chair, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation–IL coordinated federal and state legislative efforts and grassroots advocacy

Former school volunteer: Member, D202/D65 Joint Legislative Task Force, D65 Wellness Council, D65 Calendar Committee; Haven School PTA Environment Committee Chair and Wellness Team member; Lincolnwood School tutor, co-founder of Knitting Club, and room parent

 

Family Information
Husband David (since 1987)
Proud parent of 2 ETHS graduates: Nathan (2012) and Clara (2014)

 

Other Interests
Reading
Knitting
Swimming
XC Skiing
Cooking
Gardening

 

Committees Served On
Policy Committee
Finance Committee (committee of whole)
Audit Committee
Community Legislative Group
ED RED
ED RED Executive Board
School Improvement Team
Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
City-School Committee
Joint 65/202
Oakton Community College Governing Board

Board Member

 Mark Metz

Phone: 847-492-1595

Email: metzm@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Mark Metz

Year Elected to the Board
Appointed in 2009
Elected in 2011


Offices Held on the Board
President 2011-2012
Vice President 2013-2016


Education
Mathematics B.S.


Work Experience
Senior Vice President, Chicago Deferred Exchange Company
Managing Director, PlanTools, LLC
Senior Vice President ABN AMRO Asset Management
Regional Manager, Transamerica Pension Services


Community and Volunteer Experience
Baseball Coach, ETHS
Member, City of Evanston Parks & Recreation Board
Chair, Mayor's Blue Ribbon Committee on Police and Fire Pension Plans
President, Evanston Baseball & Softball Association

 

Family Information
Spouse Noreen Edwards Metz (since 1979)
Proud parent of 3 ETHS graduates: Ryan (2002), Veronica (2005), and Christopher (2008)

 

Other Interests
Baseball
Bicycle touring (completed US trans-continental tour in 2014)
Travel, foreign and domestic

 

Committees Served On
Audit
Community Legislative
Insurance
Professional Growth
ED RED
ETHS Foundation Board

Board Member

 Anne Sills

Phone: 847-424-7220

Email: sillsa@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Leadership Training

Anne Sills

Year Elected to the Board
2015

Offices Held on the Board
None

Education
Evanston Township High School- Class of 1969
Kendall College- no degree conferred
Columbia College Chicago- no degree conferred

Work Experience
Indian Hill Club- Pastry Chef
Sills & Company Catering, Owner, Sole Proprietor
Casey Sills Photography- Assistant & Stylist

Community and Volunteer Experience

Community Legislative Committee member, School Districts 65 & 202
Joint Legislative Task Force, Chair & Co-chair, member at-large
Legislative Committee and Joint Legislative Task Force representative to ED-RED
Evanston Lobby Day in Springfield participant
Education Observer, Illinois Local Food Farms & Jobs Council
Education Observer USDA Food & Nutrition "GoodGreens" group
Participant N.U. Sustainable Food Talks
Board member Evanston Food Exchange
District 65 Referendum Committee member
Leadership Evanston Graduate, Evanston Community Foundation program
Evanston/Skokie Council of PTA's President and Co-President, PTA member Lincolnwood & Haven Middle School, PTSA member ETHS
ETHS K-12 Standards committee member
Classroom volunteer, Lincolnwood and Haven Middle School

 

Family Information
Married to Casey Sills since 1983
2 adult children - Warner Sills (ETHS graduate 2002) & Geneva Sills (ETHS graduate 2005)

Evanston resident for 29 years

 

Other Interests
Fine Art Photography
Cooking & baking gluten free
Gardening
Travel

Committees Served On
SIT (School Improvement Team) member, ETHS

 

Student Representative

 Honor Allen

Phone:

Email: allenh@eths.k12.il.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Honor Allen

Year Elected to the Board
2016

Offices Held on the Board
Member

Education
Kingsley Elementary School
Haven Middle School
Evanston Township High School

Work Experience
ETHS Externship - Assistant Grower at the ETHS Garden

Community and Volunteer Experience
Vice Student Representative, ETHS Student Senate
Captain, ETHS Speech and Debate Team
Co-President of Y.O.U. Homework Helpers
Sophomore participant, junior facilitator and senior executive member, Emerge Student Leadership program
Volunteer, Appalachian Service Project
Member, Girls Cross Country Team
Youth Deacon, Northminster Presbyterian Church
Member, National Honor Society

Family Information
Honor has one younger sister who will be a freshman at ETHS this year. She also has two stepsisters who are attending college at University of Colorado Boulder.

Other Interests
Reading
Wilderness camping
Yoga
Babysitting
Baking

Committees Served On
Discipline Committee

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