Board Members

Executive Committee

Michael Keating (Board Chair)
Vertical Incorporated

Debra Rosenberg (Vice Chair)
Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Cheryl Coons (Secretary)
Dramatists Guild Chicago Representative

Clifford Shapiro (Board Treasurer)
Partner at Plante Moran

Carson Becker
Artistic Director
Chicago Dramatists

Public Board Members

Michael Horowitz, Ph.D.
TCS Education System

Rob Kloecker
Principal Consultant
Lodestone Strategies, LLC

Randy Steinmeyer

Will Dunne
Author, Playwright, Scriptwriter, Teacher

Dale Danner
President and Board Chairman
Cereal Byproducts Company

Helen Young (Lee)
Global Senior Customer Solutions Manager

Resident Playwright Representatives

Georgette Kelly
Co-Chair of Artistic Affairs Committee & Resident Playwrights Representative
Playwright and Teacher

Sue Pak
Resident Playwrights Representative
Playwright and Teacher

Interested in Board Service?

If you are passionate about the work Chicago Dramatists does, wish to support its future and deepen your involvement in a community of storytelling artists then consider joining the Board of Directors.

For more information please contact Michael Keating, Board President, at