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
Thomas E. Lanctot William Blair, Retired
Jim Law Garfield Park Conservatory
Howard Learner Environmental Law & Policy Center
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
FEBRUARY 2017 Business leaders join Foundation's 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.