Administration & Board

The Ruth Page Foundation and its arts center, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, has since 1971 committed its resources to creating a dance destination in Chicago; ensuring that children and dance artists have a place to study, work and perform at the highest level of excellence.

Central to this work, are the dedicated members of its staff and board of directors:

RUTH PAGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Administrative and Artistic Staff

RUTH PAGE FOUNDATION

Officers

  • Thea Flaum, Chairman & President
  • Venetia Stifler, Ph.D., Vice President
  • Silvino da Silva, Secretary

Board of Directors

  • Kristin R. Beal
    Vice President, Investments
    Wintrust Wealth Management
  • Dan Conley
    Principal
    Beacon Communications
  • Aletha Ross Davis
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    MacNeal Hospital
  • Thea Flaum
    President
    The Hill Foundation
  • Sasha Gerritson
    Opera Director
    Northeastern Illinois University
  • David S. Kravis
  • Gloria L. Materre
    Partner
    Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
  • Luz Maria Santamarina
  • Sara S. Schumann, Esq.
    Allison, Slutsky & Kennedy, PC
  • Juliet S. Sorenson
    Clinical Associate Professor of Law
    Northwestern University School of Law
  • Salme Harju Steinberg, Ph.D.
    President Emerita
    Northeastern Illinois University
  • Venetia Stifler, Ph.D.
    Executive and Artistic Director
    Ruth Page Center for the Arts
  • Laura Aurajo
    2016-17 Kellog Board Fellow
    Kellogg School of Management