Maggie Catania, Interim Executive Director
Ms. Catania brings both experience and academic training to the role. She is currently facilitating the “Calumet Connect” process on the Southeast Side of Chicago for the Alliance for the Great Lakes. She has also taken on community planning roles in Gary, Hobart, and Robbins, and has experience working both in municipal and non-profit contexts. In addition to urban planning, she has taught and worked with non-profits to focus on youth development, food access, and workforce development. Ms. Catania has a BA in Art and Architectural History, a BFA in Photography, Film, and Electronic Media, and completed coursework for a Master of Urban Planning and Policy, all from the University of Illinois – Chicago.