Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago
Presents a Bioneers Network Event
November 1-3, 2013 * Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

What is Bioneers?
"... The leading edge of the world we want to create".  
-David Orr, National Bioneers and Oberlin Project

Listen to keynote David Orr's November 1, 2013 interview with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview. Learn about the Bioneers movement and the Oberlin Project, a public / private partnership, designed to make the City of Oberlin climate positive by 2040.


Thank You, Sponsors!
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Radio Interviews
Listen to Mike Nowak's recent interviews with Sandra Steingraber and Albert Bates.

Sandra Steingraber and the Fight to Ban Fracking in Illinois

Who Participated This Year? Take A Look!
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Who’s Behind the Scenes?
Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago is made up of a committed group of diverse volunteers who have come together from all around Chicago.  From the Board of Directors, Core Planning Team, to the members of the various committees, to our institutional partners, we all make Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago possible.

Pam Richart, Program Planning Team Co-Chair and Board President
Co-Director, Eco-Justice Collaborative

Carolina Cifuentes, Outreach Team Chair and Board Vice-President
Transition Rogers Park

Stephanie Leite, Marketing Team Chair and Board Secretary
Program Director, World of Ideas

Elizabeth Wenscott, Volunteer Coordinator and Board Treasurer
Founder, Tai Chi Center of Chicago

Julie Peterson, Program Team-Co-Chair and Board Member
Beyond Today

Lan Richart, Fundraising Team Chair and Board Member
Co-Director, Eco-Justice Collaborative

Team Members
Program Committee
Pam Richart, Chair
Julie Peterson
Amy Coffman Phillips
Tim Mangar
Nance Klehm
Noemi Kopp-Tanaka
Stephanie Leite
Lauren Block
Blake Davis
Lan Richart
Brock Janikowski

Marketing Committee
Stephanie Leite, Chair
Pam Richart
Carolina Cifuentes

Volunteer Committee
Elizabeth Wenscott, Chair

Fundraising and Logistics Committee
Lan Richart
Pam Richart
Paul Dickenson


Outreach Committee
Carolina Cifuentes, Chair
Patricia Diamond
Noemi Kopp-Tanaka
Julie Peterson
Lauren Block
Brock Janikowski
Christine Wellman
Marina Santaella
Beth Carelton

Food Committee
Julia Garfield
Lan Richart
Pam Richart

Isabel Schechter, Attention to Detail Event Productions
Designs by Sas Stark

Special Thanks to Roosevelt University Staff
Michael Bryson, Sustainable Studies Program
Bridget Collier, Student Affairs
Robert Firszt, Campus Planning and Operations
Susan Lamparter, Instructional Technology and Multi-Media Services
Paul Matthews, Campus Planning and Operations
Kathleen Mordecai, Catering
Carol Pyron, Administrative Services

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