Who We Are

Board of Directors

Structure and Membership on the CEDA Board of Directors

CEDA is governed by a tripartite board of directors which comes from three diverse segments of the community:

  • Public Sector
  • Community Sector
  • Private Sector

If you are interested in serving on the CEDA Board of Directors, please complete and submit the Board Membership Application.

Executive Committee

Honorable Ronald Bean - Chairman

Governors State University

Martha Martinez - Vice Chairman

Chief of the Bureau of Administration Board of Commissioners of Cook County

Brent Latta - Secretary

Brent A. Latta, Ltd.

Michael Pierick - Treasurer

Vice President for Finance and Administration Northeastern Illinois University

Steve Brunton - Parliamentarian

Cambodian Association of Illinois

Adrian Soto

Chief Strategy Officer, Esperanza Health Centers

Harold T. Rice

CEDA President and Chief Executive Officer

Board Members

Lisa K. Anthony

Director of Health & Human Resources 
Village of Franklin Park

Sarah Flax

City of Evanston

Honorable Lisa Hernandez

State Representative 
CEDA Near West Community Development Area

Aja Jackson

Owner, Red Door Realty

Keith Kudla

CEO, Family Health Network

Richard Monocchio

Executive Director, Housing Authority of Cook County

Herb Porter

Village Trustee, Village of Hanover Park