Forest Preserve Foundation board of directors

Forest Preserve Foundation Board of Directors

Tom Livingston, Chair          CSX Transportation

Stuart A. Cohn                        Law Offices of Stuart A. Cohn

Kerri Daniels                           DLZ

Leslie G. Fenton                     PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance LLC

Jeffrey Gray                              Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Eleanor Grumman                 

Thomas E. Lanctot                 William Blair, Retired

Jim Law                                    Garfield Park Conservatory

Howard Learner                    Environmental Law & Policy Center

Mark Lester

Albert Pritchett                      Cook County, Retired

Arnold Randall                       Forest Preserves of Cook County

Dr. Stuart Strahl                    Chicago Zoological Society

Ewa Weir                                   Jones Lang LaSalle

Claire Williams                 Environmental Design International

Shelley Davis, President    Forest Preserve Foundation


Board news

MARCH 2018 Kerri Daniels, business development director, joins Foundation’s board

FEBRUARY 2017 Business leaders join Foundation's board 

JULY 2016  Corporate leaders join the Foundation board


Tom Livingston, board chair

Thomas E. Livingston is currently Regional Vice President for CSX Transportation in the Midwest United States, overseeing government and community affairs in several Midwestern states. He is also village president of the western suburb of LaGrange, Ill.

From 1999 to 2003, Livingston served as executive rirector of the Illinois Medical District Commission, a public body charged with governing coordinated growth and enhancement of a specially designated 560-acre “district” on the Near West Side of Chicago.

He also  served Illinois as senior policy adviser for transportation, higher education and capital infrastructure for Gov. Jim Edgar.

He serves on the boards of the Civic Federation of Chicago (former Chairman), Calumet Area Industrial Commission (former Chairman), Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, City Year Chicago, Cook County Forest Preserve Foundation (current Chairman), Indiana Railroad Corporation and the Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad. He is a former chairman of the University of Illinois Alumni Association Board.  He also serves on the executive committees of the Illinois Railroad Association and the Michigan Railroads Association.  He served as a LaGrangeVillage Trustee from 2003-2011.

Livingston received his master’s in public administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a B.S. in communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He and his wife have three children.

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