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


Paul Castellucci, PhD
Associate Vice President and University Budget Director
University of Chicago


Maricela Garcia, MSW
Chief Executive Officer
Gads Hill Center


Chaula Gupta, MA
Vice President & 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
Chair and Professor
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, MSc
Civil Rights Attorney
Loevy & Loevy


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


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