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Anne Roosevelt

"In 1987, Ms. Roosevelt began pursuing her lifelong interest in politics by working for the Democratic National Committee. In 1989, she managed U.S. Senator Paul Simon's Chicago office and his 1990 re-election campaign. In 1990, she also served as a consultant for the "Daley for Mayor" campaign. In 1991, she became the first Executive Director of the Museums in the Park, an organization representing the political interests of the nine museums located on Chicago Park District land. From 1996 through 1998, she served as the Director of the Mayor's Office of Program Development for the City of Chicago. In January, 1998, Ms. Roosevelt began as Executive Director of the Brain Research Foundation, which is an affiliate of the University of Chicago. When the Boeing Company relocated its world headquarters to Chicago, Ms. Roosevelt became the Director of Community and Education Relations for Boeing World Headquarters.

"Ms. Roosevelt is a member of the Board of Trustees for the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. She also serves as a board member of Spelman College, the Advisory Board of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, the Advisory Board for the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the Old Town School of Folk Music, and is a member of the Chicago Sister Cities Casablanca Committee. She is Chairman of the Board of the Roosevelt Warm Springs Foundation, Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University, and Co-Chair of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in New York City." [1]

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  1. Advisory Board, Roosevelt Institution, accessed September 22, 2007.
  2. American Committee for East-West Accord Board, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2017.