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

Wendy Predescu
Principal, Forensic Technology at KPMG LLP

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

Bianka Hardin Psy.D.
Associate Department Chair
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Joyce J. Johnson
Community Resident

Mandy Zaranksky
Digital Marketing, Tribune Company

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 page or internships page 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 housing assistance, case management, referral services, and life necessities, 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