Chapter News

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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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……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 […]

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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 […]

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Retail, Offices, Residences & Hotels Proposed for Old Cook County Hospital Site

Retail, Offices, Residences & Hotels Proposed for Old Cook County Hospital Site Wednesday, October 8, 2014, by AJ LaTrace Early this month, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and the Chicago Architecture Foundation hosted a meeting that saw five different presentations for the future reuse of the […]

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LAI – Ely Chapter Member Jack Siegel, Dies at 88

 It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our LAI Ely Chapter Member Attorney Jack Siegel.   Mr. Siegel, 88, was inducted into LAI in 1964. As a long time member he will not be forgotten for his outstanding service upholding the principals of […]

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Congratuations Steve Friedman, Laurie Marston, and Jim Peters!

Congratulations to fellow ELY Lambda Alpha Chapter Members!  The American Planning Association has announced the new Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP).  There are four from Illinois, including three long time members of our ELY Chapter!  area.   Please see the official announcement, below. APA-IL’s 2014 FAICP Inductees […]

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