The Board of Directors for Noble Schools is comprised of professionals with extensive years of business, nonprofit, and educational experience. All of Noble’s key supporters, including parents, campus naming donors, and representatives from key foundations and corporations, are represented on our Board. Directors are elected to one-year, renewable terms.

The next meeting of the Noble Schools Board of Directors will take place on Thursday, February 1, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Q2 Audit & Finance Committee meeting will take place just beforehand from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

The public is welcome to attend all meetings of the Noble Schools Board of Directors and the Noble Schools Audit & Finance Committee, and public participation shall be governed by the Board-approved Public Participation Policy. Public comment is limited to a total of 45 minutes, and spots to speak are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration for public participation will open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. To register as an observer or speaker, please return to this page at that time.


John Butler

Chairman, Cottingham and Butler, Inc.

Harriette Coleman

WIOA Program Director, Alternative School Network, Inc.

Noble Schools Parent, UIC College Prep

Jose De La Rosa

Co-Vice Chair, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Executive Director, Enterprise Strategy & Planning, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Aarti Dhupelia

Co-Vice Chair, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Student Experience Officer, City Colleges of Chicago

Jenis Ellingwood

Trader, DRW Trading

Francisco X. Gaytán

Vice President for Student Engagement, North Park University

Jasmine Hernandez

Founder, Ubuntu Strategies

Noble Alumna, Pritzker College Prep

Julie Hoffmann

Founder + CEO, JH Philanthropy

Patrick Hughes

Treasurer, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Managing Director – Mergers & Acquisitions, EisnerAmper

Gautam Kumar

Growth Advisor and Former CFO

Miquel A. Lewis

Board Chair, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Director/Chief Probation Officer, Cook County Juvenile Probation and Court Services

Marlena Little

Principal, Dr. King Academy of Social Justice

Jeri Mack

Health Education and Intervention Manager, Chicago Partnerships for Health Promotion

Noble Schools Parent, Hansberry College Prep

Nancy Mills


Allan Muchin*

Chairman Emeritus, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Chairman Emeritus, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Darius Newsome

Director of Educational Partnerships, University of Illinois at Chicago

Noble Alumnus, UIC College Prep

Nancy Golder Northrip

Owner, Ultimate Gymnastics

Director, Golder Family Foundation

Troy Ratliff

Secretary, Noble Schools Board of Directors

Vice President, The Joseph Kellman Family Foundation

Jonathan Reinsdorf

Chief Executive Officer, FroogalPay, LLC

Jennifer Kaplan Schott

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Illinois Tool Works

Steve Sullivan

Vice President, NAI Hiffman, Inc.

Nikos Varelas

Vice Provost and Liberal Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago

David Weinberg

Founder, Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Founding Board Member

*Non-voting members


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