Community Councils

Advocacy groups to promote the Gene Siskel Film Center's year-round programming (Gene Siskel Film Center Community Council) and the Black Harvest Film Festival (Black Harvest Community Council).

Ky DickensDirector/Creative Director/Partner, Conspiracy
Ron FalzoneAssociate Professor, Columbia College/Cinema Art & Science
Sara Hall, Co-ChairAssociate Dean/UIC Honors College
Joyce JengFounder, Asian Social Network & SSP
Kristen KazaOwner/Executive Producer, No Small Plans Productions
Henna KoivistoChair of Cultural Finnish-American Committee FACC C.C.
Amy McIntyreExecutive Producer/Head of Sales/Partner, Conspiracy
Mike McNamaraMidwest Independent Film Festival
Eva Penar, Co-ChairDirector of Marketing & Communications, Chicago Community Trust
Nari SafaviWBEZ91.5
Carla Bourgonje 
Marjana VucicCroatian community
Gary KuzminskiChicago International Music and Movies Festival; Columbia College
Mike HyzyCrisp! Mobile Grocery
Cassie MayerThe Poetry Foundation
Evan PlummerDirector of Education, Department of Arts Education, Chicago Public Schools
Carrie ShepherdWBEZ91.5
Rebecca FonsDevelopment and Programming Director, The Iowa Theater
Barbara AllenFilmmaker
Brian BabylonComedian
Chaga WaltonFormer Chair, Black Harvest Community Council; Former Member Gene Siskel Film Center Advisory Board
Chantal Redmond 
Cheryl PetratosFilmmaker/CMP Productions
D'Tura HaleFilmmaker
Daniel NearingFilmmaker/9:23 Films, Governor's State University
Danielle DavisiMentor Chicago
Derek DowFilmmaker
Derek GraceGrace Media Group
DjalaalGene Siskel Film Center volunteer
Donnie SmithDonda's House
Eleva SingletonFilmmaker/Hermes
Felicia MingsThe Art Institute of Chicago
Gwen SatterfieldChicago School of Professional Psychology
Harold DennisActor in film, stage, and TV
Jackie Samuel Claretian Associates
Kamau TyehimbaReel Black Filmmakers
Karletta R. KellyChatham Business Association
Kayo WilliamsKayquarii Productions
Keisha ChaversChair, Black Harvest Community Council; Coordinator, Best of Black Harvest; Marketing Consultant
Keisha NickoleActress, Production Manager, Producer
Kenny Johnson 
Lawrence Lee WallaceDeep Productions Studios
Lonnie EdwardsFilmmaker
Marcus SpearmanBMO Harris Bank; Board Member, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
Maurice L. DortchFilmmaker
Monique SmithFilmmaker
Muteeat SmithCommunity volunteer
N.K. GutierrezFilmmaker
Natalie Perkins 
Okema "Seven" GunnBlogger & film critic
Patricia MosleyCME Group
Ramsey CareyGoodman Theatre
Sergio MimsConsultant, Black Harvest Film Festival
Seth McClellanFilmmaker, Actor, Triton College
Shahari MooreFilmmaker
Troy PryorActor/producer
Vivienne Bailey