Board of Directors

Chapin Hall’s board of directors is responsible for ensuring the organization is working effectively towards its mission: improving the well-being of children and families.


Daniel Abebe, JD, PhD
Vice Provost and Professor of Law
University of Chicago


Mary Ellen Caron, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
After School Matters

Maricela Garcia, MSW
Chief Executive Officer
Gads Hill Center

Chaula Gupta, MA
Vice President and Chief Program Officer
Digital Promise

Deborah Gorman-Smith, PhD
Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor and Dean
Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
University of Chicago

Katherine D. Kinzler, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of Chicago

Doriane Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality
UChicago Medicine
University of Chicago

Quinn Rallins, JD
Civil Rights Attorney
Loevy & Loevy

Selwyn O. Rogers, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery
Director of the University of Chicago Medicine’s Trauma Center

Ivan Samstein, MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
UChicago Medical Center

Beverly “BJ” Walker, MA
In the Public Way, Inc.