Associate Board

The mission of Associate Board is to engage, empower, and inspire young professionals to participate in philanthropic and leadership endeavors, develop the next generation of philanthropists, and build awareness of Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago in the Chicagoland area.

Sammi Gassel – CareContent
Tatiana Hernandez Press – Purple Group Chicago
Julia Kissel – FCB
Benji Liener – Merrill Lynch
Jay Lutterman – LivaNova
Katy McGee – Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Adam Mizner – Encore Event Technologies
Jolie Nieto – Slalom Consulting
Jason Wendt – E-TRADE

The Associate Board is a networking group of philanthropic professionals with a collective goal to attract members to raise resources, broaden the volunteer base, and enhance awareness of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago while developing leadership skills and cultivating relationships with young professionals in Chicago.

Membership Expectations:

  • Fulfill a minimum give-get of $1,000 by June 30, 2019 through donations, event ticket sales, corporate sponsorships, in-kind donations, beneficiary events, appeals campaigns, etc.
  • Attend a minimum of 3 out of 4 Associate Board meetings
  • Volunteer with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago for a minimum of 6 hours with at least 2 hours served at a Saver’s Community Donation Center
  • Facilitate 2 corporate asks to host the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Seizure First Aid Training
  • Attend a minimum of 3 Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago events including Gala, Golf Outing, 5K events, Consumer Conference, Spanish Consumer Conference, and Advocacy Day
  • Connect with all Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s social media outlets
  • Complete a Seizure First Aid Training
  • Contribute to the creation, implementation, and success of new Associate Board events
  • Financial contribution to the Annual Appeal

Click here to submit an Associate Board Application. For more information, contact Kelly Lang at or 312-939-8622 ext 208.