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The CTU officers, administrative team, field staff and Quest Center staff are listed below. Please click on the name to send individual emails.

Note: All media requests should be sent to Communications Director Christine Geovanis.

For general inquiries the Chicago Teachers Union can be contacted using the e-mail below or using this online form.

Click here to find and contact your school's field representative or organizer.

By Mail: 1901 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

By Telephone:    312-329-9100

By Fax: 312-329-6200

By E-mail:


Karen GJ Lewis, NBCT President
Jesse Sharkey Vice President
Michael Brunson Recording Secretary
Maria Moreno Financial Secretary

Administrative Staff

Shynaa Brown Director of Human Resources & Financial Administration
Carol Caref Education Policy Director
Stacy Davis Gates Director of Government Relations & Public Affairs
Christine Geovanis Communications Director
Nathan Goldbaum Communications Specialist
Kurt Hilgendorf Policy Advisor
Lue Esther Jackson Office Manager
Pavlyn Jankov Education Policy Analyst
Brandon Johnson Deputy Political Director
Jennifer L. Johnson Chief of Staff
Matthew Luskin Director of Member Organizing & Representation
Ronnie Reese Communications Manager
Sarah Rothschild Education Policy Analyst

Grievance Department

Anita Burks PSRP Field Representative
Adriana Cervantes Teacher Field Representative
Sara Echevarria Director, Grievance Department
Zeidre Foster Teacher Field Representative
Kevin Hough Teacher Field Representative
Jose Jimenez PSRP Field Representative
Lois Jones Teacher Field Representative
John Kugler Teacher Field Representative
Joseph R. McDermott Teacher Field Representative
Lisa Pattara-McGrane Teacher Field Representative
Kathy Murray Teacher Field Representative
Leah Raffanti Teacher Field Representative
Annette Rizzo Health & Benefits Coordinator
Christel Williams-Hayes Teacher Field Representative

Organizing Department

Curtis Bynum Organizer
Richard Berg Charter Organizer
Tennille Evans Organizer
Norine Gutekanst Organizing Coordinator
Rebecca Martinez Organizer
Martin Ritter Organizer

Quest Center

Please see the Quest Center directory page of the Chicago Teachers Union Foundation website.
Chicago Teachers Union