IN THE LOOP 07/07/2016
HON SUSAN GARRETT, CHAIR
ILLINOIS CAMPAIGN FOR POLITICAL REFORM
Garrett is the Chairman of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, a non- partisan, non-profit located in Chicago.
Susan Garrett is a former Illinois State Senator who represented the 29th District from 2003 to 2013. She had previously represented the 59th District for four years in the in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Sen. Garrett earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Lake Forest College, and resides in Lake Forest with her family.
For more information: http://www.ilcampaign.org/
PAT BRADY, FOUNDER
NEXT GENERATION STRATEGIES
Pat Brady is the former chairman for the Illinois Republican Party, and a former federal and state prosecutor. Brady also serves on the Republican National Committee.
JAMES THINDWA (TIN-DWA)
IN THESE TIMES
James Thindwa is a long time labor and political activist. He currently serves as the Great Lakes Community Engagement Coordinator for the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). In this capacity, Thindwa assists AFT locals in building strategic labor-community coalitions to oppose the privatization of public schools and other corporate education “reforms.” Prior to joining AFT in 2009, Thindwa serves a director of Chicago Jobs With Justice, a labor-community coalition. Thindwa serves on the board of directors of In These Times magazine, where he is also a regular contributor and Chicago’s CANTV. Thindwa has written articles for The Progressive magazine and other publications on national and international politics. His organizing work was featured on the Bill Moyers Journal on March 27, 2009.
For more information: http://inthesetimes.com/community/profile/5722