Chapter News

Job Post: Financial Advisor at Ehlers

With 60 years of experience in navigating the maze of financial options, Ehlers has been helping local governments in the Upper Midwest to build better communities. Our team of experts offers clients the best in a variety of economic development and municipal financial services.   We currently have […]

Read more

Shymanski Dedication Brings Pullman Honor

President Obama is announcing the designation of Chicago’s Pullman Park as a national monument. This is the first such designation in the City of Chicago. Long time Ely member, Michael Shymanski, is the president of the Historic Pullman Foundation and has worked for decades to get this […]

Read more

2015 Call for Nominations Open; Deadline is 2/27

The Ely Chapter of Lambda Alpha International is initiating a new class of highly accomplished leaders representing the diverse professional disciplines related to land economics.  Please identify potential members who you feel will benefit as much as you have from all the Ely Chapter has to offer […]

Read more

Obituary for Longtime Ely member, Suhail al Chalabi

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of longtime Ely member, Suhail al Chalabi.  Some of his many accomplishments are highlighted in a Chicago Tribune obituary here.

Read more

Job Post: President and CEO of Uptown United

Unique, entrepreneurial job opportunity in the diverse-rich, Chicago neighborhood of Uptown: The job is posted at NPO.net and the link is here: http://careers.npo.net/jobs/6807254/president-and-ceo . Please act fast as we are accepting letters of interest / resumes through mid-February. Ely Chapter member, Jackie Loewe, is on the Executive […]

Read more

Silverman Authors New Land Use Law Book

Attorneys in Ancel Glink’s land use group, incuding Ely member David Silverman, recently authored a book that will be published at the end of January called “Land Use Law: Zoning in the 21st Century.” The book was created to provide land use professionals with practical advice on […]

Read more

Ellen Dean named Economic Development Director for Village of Gurnee

Ely member Ellen Dean, formerly of the Village of Glenview, assumed a new position effective January 5th as the Village of Gurnee’s first ever Economic Development Director.  Congratulations, Ellen!

Read more

Holiday Party Fun!

The Ely Chapter’s holiday party attracted a near-capacity crowd to Sub 51, a new venue for the annual event.  Members and guests enjoyed connecting with new and familiar faces.  As is tradition, the gavel was passed to commemorate Jackie Loewe’s accomplishments as president.  The holiday party doubled […]

Read more

……And the Lambda Alpha International 2014 Member of the Year goes to….none other than our very own Ely Chapter Member………

Laurie Martston, FAICP!  Laurie was nominated by our chapter and won because her commitment to Lambda Alpha International is extensive and optimizes Richard T. Ely’s maxim, “the law of society is service.”  She is currently serving on the International Board of Governors as Secretary and has previously served as […]

Read more

Let’s Give Three Cheers for Three ELY Members!

Good things happen to good people and good things are happening to our fellow ELY members! Please extend congratulations to… Laurie Martston, FAICP! Laurie will recieve the 2014 Lambda Alpha International Member of the year award at the Spring LEW in Washington D.C. in 2015.  Every two […]

Read more