Advisory Council

The Community Investment Advisory Council of the FHLB Chicago consists of representatives from community and nonprofit organizations actively involved in providing or promoting affordable housing, community lending, and/or economic development in Illinois or Wisconsin. The Advisory Council meets quarterly with representatives from the FHLB Chicago's Board of Directors to advise the FHLB Chicago on ways in which it can better carry out its housing finance and community investment missions. Nominations to the Advisory Council are accepted annually.

FHLB Chicago's Community Investment Advisory Council for 2017

Joy Aruguete 

Bickerdike Redevelopment
Chicago, IL

Peoria, IL​

Audra H​​​amernik

Illinois Housing
Development Authority
Chicago, IL

Cardinal Capital
Fox Point, WI
Irma Yepez Klassen
City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI



Tom Landgraf
Dimension Development, 
Fitchburg, WI


Todd Mandel

Couleecap, Inc
Westby, WI​

Nancy McKenzie​           

City of Rhinelander 
Housing Authority
Rhinelander, WI


Jackie​ Newman
Springfield Housing

Springfield, IL

Sean O'Brien​ 
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Madison, WI

Mary Patoka (Vice-Chair) 
CAP Services, Inc.
Stevens Point, WI

Jacques Sandberg
Related Midwest
Chicago, IL


Diane Schobert (Ch​air) 
Community Enrichment Consulting
Birchwood, WI

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
Urbana, IL 

Katrina Van Valkenburgh

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Chicago, IL