Sarah’s Circle Board of Directors

Judy Krueger
President of the Board

Dawne Pafford
Executive Director 
J.P. Morgan

Georgia A. Beatty
Secretary, Sarah's Circle Board of Directors
Attorney at Law

Katherine Ragnar
Executive Director
Sarah’s Circle

Linda Paradise
Account Administrator
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Joshua Reitman
Treasurer, Sarah's Circle Board of Directors
Vice President Commercial Lending
Bridgeview Bank Group

Margaret C. Egan
Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Reginald Richardson PhD, ACSW, LCSW
Vice President for
Quality Assurance and Evaluation
The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Mandy Zaranksky Psy.D.
Digital Marketing, Tribune Company

Joyce J. Johnson
Community Resident

Carolyn Anderson
Community Resident


Barbara Burrell
Sarah's Circle Board Emeritus
Burrell Realty

Debra C. Flynn
Sarah's Circle Board Emeritus


Please visit our volunteer or internships pages to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991