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File #: 23-0422    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Approved
File created: 6/15/2023 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations
On agenda: 6/27/2023 Final action: 7/18/2023
Title: PROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Jacqueline Samuel, PhD Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Conservation and Policy Council Effective Date: Immediate Expiration Date: 12/31/2024 Summary: The Conservation and Policy Council advises the President, Board of Commissioners and General Superintendent on specific steps to implement the Next Century Conservation Plan, the Forest Preserves of Cook County's ambitious long-range plan to restore our forest preserves to ecological health and ensure that all the residents of Cook County are welcome at the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Dr. Jacqueline Samuel is the Program Director of the Master of Public Administration at National Louis University. Previously Dr. Samuel served as the Project Manager for the Housing Authority of Cook County, South Suburban Safe and Thriving Communities Program. She also facilitated and developed quality of life programs for 10 years in the South Chicago Area. She has served on the Healt...
Indexes: (Inactive) ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. 6.15.23 Preckwinkle _ Appointment to Council, 2. Samuel Council Candidate Affidavit, 3. Jacqueline Samuel

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PROPOSED APPOINTMENT

 

Appointee(s):  Jacqueline Samuel, PhD 

 

Position:  Member

 

Department/Board/Commission: Conservation and Policy Council

 

Effective Date: Immediate 

 

Expiration Date: 12/31/2024

 

Summary: The Conservation and Policy Council advises the President, Board of Commissioners and General Superintendent on specific steps to implement the Next Century Conservation Plan, the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s ambitious long-range plan to restore our forest preserves to ecological health and ensure that all the residents of Cook County are welcome at the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

 

Dr. Jacqueline Samuel is the Program Director of the Master of Public Administration at National Louis University.  Previously Dr. Samuel served as the Project Manager for the Housing Authority of Cook County, South Suburban Safe and Thriving Communities Program. She also facilitated and developed quality of life programs for 10 years in the South Chicago Area.  She has served on the Health and Healing committee/ Mayor’s Commission for a Safer Chicago, the Mayor’s Kitchen Cabinet Commercial Development Advisory, Advocate Trinity Hospital Community Health Council, Community Advisory Review Council for the Institute for Translational Medicine (CARC) and the Illinois ACE’s Response Collaborative.  Her most recent awards include National Louis University REACH Award, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital Courage Award, and the Chicago Police Department CAPS Award for the 4th District area.  Dr. Samuel was born and raised in Chicago. She has a love for the arts and has performed in numerous plays and films based in Chicago. Her areas of expertise include Urban Management, Community Development, Policymaking, Project Management, and Community Psychology.

 

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