Gala Co-Chairs: Anne Rashford, Joe Campagna

Auctioneer: Billy Harris

Gala Committees:
VIP: Robert Houde, Derrek Hull, Christine Desousa, Marc Sievers

Volunteers: Marilyn Jackson, Judy Freeman

Program: Anne Rashford, Derrek Hull, LaKiesha Dunn, Robert Houde, Leah Gordon, Marilyn Jackson

Graphic Design: Dana Chen

Auction: Deb Gross, Karen Mozer

Wine Program: Robert Houde

Event Design/Decor: Marc Sievers, Robert Houde, Deb Gross

Sponsorship: Derrek Hull, Joe Campagna, Karen Mozer

Social Media/PR: John Timmers, Brian Chan, Jayne Portnoy, Victoria Kent

Chef Coordinator: Richie Farina, Joe Campagna, Helana Robbins

Finance: Chris Kiefor

Trotter Project Staff:
Derrek Hull, Executive Director
LaKiesha P. Dunn, Pillars of Excellence Program Coordinator
Paula Houde, Manager of Operations
John Timmers, Social Media Manager

Board of Directors:
Robert Houde, President
Michael Taus, Vice President
Joe Campagna, Secretary
Christopher Kiefor, Treasurer
Bess Tremonto Cook
Karen Lilly Mozer
Anne F. Rashford
Kimberly K. Shambrook
Paul Vitagliano
Jayne Portnoy
Tom DeCapo

Gala Corporate Sponsors (list in formation):
United Airlines (Presenting Sponsor)
Chef Works
Conagra Brands
Robert Houde Wines
Old Irving Brewing
Treaty Oaks Distilling
The Chef's Garden

Pillars of Excellence Partners
Chicago Public Schools
City Colleges of Chicago
Kendall College
Washburne Culinary and Hospitality Institute