Management Board 2018-2019
Emily Coninx – President-Elect
Emily joined the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore in 2015 and handled Fundraising for the New Member class project, Baby Steps. She had so much fun at the event that she volunteered to serve as the Co-Chair of the New Member Committee for the next two years! In her professional life outside of the League, Emily is the Director at MacMunnis, Inc. which is a lease administration firm based in Evanston. She resides in Libertyville with her husband, Brian, and their golden doodle, Thaylee.
Robyn Lang – Recording Secretary
Mona Chauner – Done in a Day Chair
Paula Danoff – Fitting Futures Chair
Paula joined the JLE-NS in 1985. She has taken an active leadership role over the decades and served as President in 2007-08. She also worked as an Assistant Manager of Thrift House in 2002-04. She currently serves on the Thrift House Board and is excited for Being Chair of Fitting Future this year.
Regina Cartright – Fitting Futures Chair-Elect
Serra Kazancioglu- Member Recruitment C0-Chair
Serra joined the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore in 2017 and started her involvement with Baby Steps as Fundraising Committee Chair. The experience left such a positive impact that she has decided to Co-Chair New Member Recruitment for 2018. In her professional life she is a Procurement Specialist/Project Manager for the College of American Pathologists, which is a non-profit medical association providing Proficiency Testing material to the domestic and international market along with lobbying in Washington to ensure the highest standards for laboratory care are practiced. After moving here in 2017 from Florida, she now resides in Lake Villa with her husband and 3 doggies (Oliver, Winston and Penelope).
Christina Lycke – Member Recruitment Co-Chair
Kristen Linscott – New Member Chair
Bernadett DeLise (Guy) – New Member Chair-Elect
Jenn Luczkowiak – Nominating & Placement Chair
Jenn joined the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore in 2011. She enjoyed working on the Donations Committee during her first year for the Junior League’s Baby Steps program, which provides a beautiful baby shower with resources, gifts, and educational seminars for mothers in need. Following her new member year Jenn co-chaired the Kitchen Tour while also co-chairing Admissions. She has previously served as Internal/ External Communications Chair, Recruiting Co-Chair and Membership Director.
Corey Marchetti – Nominating & Placement Chair-Elect
Corey has been a member of the Junior League Evanston-North Shore since 2010. She has served in a variety of roles including Thrift House Co-Chair, Admissions, Community Relations, and Kitchen Tour. Originally from Kansas, Corey resides in Kenilworth with her husband and twin sons.
Lyn Aleshire – Scholarships & Grants Chair
Patty Lea – Social Co-Chair
Patty has been a member of the Junior League Evanston-North Shore since 2014. After completing the League’s New Member Class year, she has served as New Member Class Co-Chair (2015-2016) and Kitchen Tour Co-Chair (2016-2018). Originally from Connecticut, Patty lives in Winnetka with her husband Andy, 9 year old son Alex, 8 month old daughter Charlotte, and her spunky Labradoodle Rainbow.
Beth Weissmueller (Harrell) – Social Co-Chair
Beth has been a member of the Junior League Evanston-North Shore since 2014. After completing the League’s New Member Class year, she has served as New Member Class Co-Chair (2015-2016) and Kitchen Tour Co-Chair (2016-2018). Originally from Tennessee, Beth lives and works in the city. She lives in Andersonville with her husband Matt, and two furry butts, Lilly and Dolly.
Sophia Kondos – Sustainer Chair
Sophia Kondos joined the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore chapter in 2011 and has served in many capacities. Upon joining, Sophia chaired the Baby Steps programs which helps mothers in need with educational resources, and provides essential items for their newborn babies. In addition, she has served as Social and Trivia Night chair and has been a part of the Kitchen Tour and Scholarship committees. Sophia also volunteers with the National Charity League, an organization that is committed to the development of mothers and daughters as leaders, and like the Junior League is dedicated to improving local communities through hands-on volunteerism. She resides in Wilmette with her husband, son and two daughters.
Amber Golegos (Hubbs) – Thrift House Chair
Joining the Junior League in 2010 Amber Hubbs Golegos has been an active member of the Junior League for 5 years in Portland, Oregon, Tampa, Florida and most recently Evanston, Illinois. As a member of the Junior League of Evanston North Shore (JLE-NS) she has been committed to being a catalyst for lasting community change. In 2017 Amber served on the Thrift House committee. For her efforts on the Thrift House committee, Amber was awarded The Founders Award which was created in memory of Dorothy Mason Croft, who was the founder of the JLE-NS in 1924. This award was presented to Amber in recognition of outstanding service to the JLE-NS through her work on the Thrift House Committee and to honor her visionary community leadership. As of June 1, 2018 Amber has taken on the role of Thrift House Chair leading 8 members on her committee. In this role she will also serve as a Management Board member influencing strategic decisions impacting the league. In her professional life outside of the League, Amber works at Barilla pasta in Shopper Marketing.
Cara Heiser – Trivia Night Co-Chair
Jude Rollins – Trivia Night Co-Chair
Beth Mikel – Fundraising & Dues Treasurer