About the LSCF Board
Judy Newton is the President of the Levy Senior Center Foundation. A lifelong Chicagoan, she taught school before becoming
a realtor. Judy has been involved with the Levy Senior Center from the very beginning. Her favorite memory from those days is of attending the bingo games that took place there during the 1970s! Now she loves spending her time between homes in Tucson and Evanston, leading the Foundation Board, and fussing over her grandkids.
is recently retired, and is looking forward to using the newly acquired bounty of more time to pursue a myriad
of passions, including volunteering with the Levy Senior Center Foundation as well as making a dent in the bucket list of things that having too little time prevented her from doing.
grew up in Winnetka and earned her B.A. in English from the University of Denver. She has a
sales background and works at Symbiont Group, a sales and marketing firm in Chicago that specializes in helping software and IT services companies grow. Annie lives in Lakeview and enjoys volunteer work, expanding her network, and giving back to her community. She is looking forward to serving on the LSCF board.
John Peterson is a semi-retired senior attorney and is of counsel with Howe & Hutton in Chicago. Formerly, John was Regional
Director of the FTC, Chair of the Chicago Bar Assoc. Trade and Professional Assoc. Law Committee, and a Chair of the IL State Bar Assoc. Antitrust Law Section Council. John also serves on the board of Argentium Home Care, and recently as the chair of the McGaw YMCA. He lives with his wife, Jane, of 50 years. Their son and family live nearby. He is an avid golfer.
Michael Fogarty grew up in the Chicago area and attended undergraduate and law school at Loyola University.
He has been practicing corporate and real estate law for more than 50 years, an expertise he shares with the Foundation by reviewing the occasional contract. An avid basketball and tennis player, Mike likes to unwind playing folk music on his banjo and guitar. He is happy to be helping care for the needs of seniors through the Foundation.
Jill Korshak has lived in Evanston since she was five. She worked as an educator in Evanston's two school districts,
returning to Evanston Township High School (ETHS) after retiring to become the summer school principal. At ETHS, she developed a successful program working with high-risk students. A member of the Levy Center, Jill enjoys taking classes in the peaceful, beautiful space, and helping residents see how vital the Center is to Evanston!
Gerri Sizemore has had a long connection to the Center since the 1970s. Gerri is an active community volunteer and
board member for numerous organizations, especially those that support children and seniors, and volunteers weekly in the soup kitchen at her church. Since retiring from the U.S. Postal Service after 37 years of service, Gerri enjoys traveling and spending time with her three grown children and four grandchildren.
Hugo Rodriguez studied civil engineering in college, a subject that complements his successful 30+ year career as a real
estate broker. He is active in several Chicagoland nonprofit organizations including Association House of Chicago, St. Ignatius Catholic Church, and Edgewater Community Council. For 25 years he was also an avid supporter of ANINI, an orphanage in Guatemala for severely handicapped children. Hugo is delighted to be on the board of the LSCF.
Dr. John Given
Dr. John Given recently moved from Ohio to Evanston with his Wife. He has always played basketball, and after visiting
a number of community centers and clubs to see their facilities, John instantly felt 'at home' when he walked into the Levy Senior Center. So when he received an opportunity to apply for a position on the Board, it was an easy decision to make. Given plays basketball twice a week at the center.
Bill Logan is a lifelong Evanston resident and our former Chief of Police. Community
involvement is in his DNA. In
addition to the LSCF, he has been involved with a long list of local organizations, including Rotary, the Board of Evanston Parks & Recreation, Evanston Community Foundation, FAAM Youth Basketball Program, and the Chessman Civic Club. In 2020, he was the first recipient of the William H. Logan Jr. Legacy Service Award given by Rotary Club of Evanston.