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Board of Trustees
Elizabeth has worked in a variety of settings aligning strategic planning with employee performance, systems and processes. She has worked as an internal and external consultant, as an Executive Director in a not-for-profit, and in a management education center in a private university. She was also a partner in the firm that developed the first management simulations used in executive education. Most recently, Elizabeth was Director of Organizational Development in a family-run manufacturing business. She is currently starting her own company focusing on services for start up companies.
Barbara is a Registered Nurse and received her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. In addition to being a Clinical Social Worker, Barbara is an instructor of Tai Chi in Morton Grove. She is very interested in women’s spirituality and completed the certificate program at the Jung Institute in 1989. She resides in Evanston and teaches at the Jung Center.
Tom is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with offices in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He served on the Jung Center Board from 2006-2012 (Chair, 2009-2012) and rejoined the Board in 2020. Tom has an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University, a law degree with honors from DePaul University, a certificate in Jungian Psychotherapy from the Jung Institute of Chicago, and a certificate in divorce mediation from Northwestern University.
Diane is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with a private psychotherapy practice in Barrington, IL. She has a Masters in Pastoral Studies and a Masters in Pastoral Counseling both from Loyola University Chicago. Diane also has an MBA from DePaul University. She completed the 2-year Jungian Clinical Training Program (CTP) at the Jung Institute of Chicago in 2012.
Diane has been happily involved with the Jung Center since 2008 in varying capacities; Intern, Clinic Therapist, Clinic Committee Member, Intake Coordinator, Dream Group Facilitator, and currently as Volunteer Therapist and Member of the Board of Trustees.
Dennis Pomerleau is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over 20 years of experience. He is in private practice in Chicago. He has a Master in Liberal Arts from Depaul University and a Masters in Social Work from Aurora University. Dennis has a diverse work background in both for-profit and not-for-profit industries. Dennis has been a volunteer at the Jung Center for over 15 years. He was chair of the clinic committee for 10 years and has been on the Board of Directors for over six years.
Sheri Reda is a creative consultant who nurtures two great loves: words and other people. Depending on her clients’ needs, she serves as a writer, editor, project director, teacher, researcher, librarian, celebrant, or performer. All of her roles converge around the same thing: communicating ideas in a way that allows meaning to emerge.
Sheri holds three master’s degrees—in Modern Letters, Religions and the Arts, and Library Science—each related to forms of communication. She served for ten years as Editor-in-Chief at the award-winning and profitable Conscious Choice Journal of Ecology and Natural Living, then gained certification by the Celebrant Foundation and Institute, then began creating and officiating at weddings, memorials, and other ceremonies. Sheri has authored more than 22 publications available through WorldCat, and her stories and poems have been published in journals throughout the United States and in England. Her collection of political poems, entitled Stubborn, was published as a Locofo Chap by Moria Press. A charismatic and experienced performer, Sheri is a longstanding member of the Neo-Futurists and a former member of the TranceSisters multidisciplinary arts collective. She is a member of the Advocate Healthcare Narrative Medicine Committee and is co-facilitator, with Anita Vaughn, of the Illinois Chapter of CF&I. Sheri and her family live in Chicago, where she continues to write, envision, act, and contribute to her community of choice and communities of chance.
Jane was delighted to join the Jung Center Board of Trustees in 2018 following her recent move to Chicago from St. Louis. Prior to moving, Jane was active on the board of the C. G. Jung Society of St. Louis. She discovered Jung while living in Switzerland and enjoyed studying at the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich. Jane has a BA from Skidmore College, a degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University, and an MA from Washington University. She has recently retired after working as an OT in psychiatry and rehabilitation.
Emeritus Board Members
Jacquelyn A. Mattfeld
Jackie has advanced degrees in humanistic gerontology, art history and music history. She has been a member of the faculties of Harvard University, M.I.T., Sarah Lawrence College, Brown University and Columbia University. She is Professor Emerita of Arizona State University and past President of Barnard College in New York City. For nearly twenty years she has taught, lectured and written about the theories and experiences of late life development. She was the co-developer of the MA in Gerontology program at Northeastern Illinois University and established the Program in Creative Aging at the Jung Institute of Chicago. From 2000 through 2006 she was the Executive Director and Director of Public Programs of The C. G. Jung Center in Evanston where she served on the Board of Trustees through 2014. She now serves as a Board Member Emeritus.
Laura has been an analyst for over 27 years, and practices in Evanston and Chicago. Laura received a BA in 1963 in Liberal Arts from Northwestern University where she studied English Literature. She went on to receive her MA in 1978 in Communication Science at Governors State University, where she specialized in groups: Theories and Practice. In 1989, she received her Diploma as a Jungian Analyst from the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts and went on to become an active member of the Chicago Institute, becoming chair of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Institute in 1994. When the Institute separated into two entities, she became chair of the Board of the newly named “C. G. Jung Center”, and has served on the Board as a member through 2014. Laura now serves as a Board Member Emeritus. In addition to serving on the Board, Laura is a volunteer at the Clinic and also presents Public Programs.
Catherine Rondenet is a Jungian Analyst and has an MA from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She is a former member of the Board of Trustees at The C. G. Jung Center, previously served on the Clinic Committee, and is a longtime supervisor of therapists serving the June Singer Clinic. Catherine now serves as a Board Member Emeritus. She also teaches classes at the Center and has a private practice in Evanston.