Sarah's Circle Board of Directors

  • Judy Krueger      
    President of the Board
    Active Volunteer

  • Margaret C. Egan      
    Secretary of the Board
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel
    Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

  • Katherine Ragnar    
    Executive Director
    Sarah's Circle

  • Josh Reitman
    Treasurer of the Board
    Senior Vice President
    First Midwest Bank

  • Georgia Beatty
    Attorney at Law

  • Shira Bernstein
    Program Officer
    Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

  • Mary Hayes
    Senior V.P. Process and Program Management
    R1 RCM 

  • Heather McGuire
    Community Resident

  • June Merritt
    Community Resident

  • Robin Lee Roberts
    Attorney at Law

  • Aimee St. Pierre
    Managing Director

  • Peter Stutz, AIA, LEED AP
    Goettsch Partners, Inc

  • Robert Turner, PhD
    Business Transformation Leader
    Praxis Life Sciences

  • Mandy Zaransky-Hurst
    C.O.O and Chief Marketing Officer
    Ragan Communications and PR Daily


Sarah's Circle Board Emeritus
  • Joyce Dugan, Chair
  • Ermetra Black Thomas
  • Barbara Burrell
  • Debra Flynn
  • Adrianne Hayward
  • Wendy Predescu
  • Paul Vogel
  • Eileen Dordek
  • Jessie Ewing
  • Bianka Hardin
  • Dawn Pafford
  • J.Breezer Rickey


Impact Board
  • Stephanie Blatt, Chair
  • Peggy Bradley
  • Tim Bresnahan
  • Meredith Friedman
  • Lori Gray Faversham
  • Judy Krueger
  • Kim Larson
  • Kristen Litgen
  • Marie Osadjan
  • Erin Paas
  • Meg Roberts
  • Robin Lee Roberts
  • Katherine Rojahn
  • Regina Shasha
  • Whitney Trumble
  • Stephanie Zosak


Details about joining the Impact Board can be found here.


Associates Board Executive Committee
  • Devon Ritter, President
  • Daniel Schey, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Hoan Huynh, Co-chair of Membership
  • Melissa Pierce, Co-chair of Membership
  • Rebecca Lopez, Co-chair of Events & Fundraising
  • Nick Douglas, Co-chair of Events & Fundraising


Details about joining the Associates Board can be found here.


Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help 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 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

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