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What is CCRx?

Our Team

Our Team

​Barbara Koenen   Founder, Executive Director 

Kathryn T. Fimreite    Development Director,  Product + Kit Development

Jen Cullerton Johnson   Social Media

Mark Molenda    Sales + Warehouse Team

Rebecca Memoli   Education + Warehouse Team

Calvin Ringenbach   Donations + Warehouse Team

Jacob Vollum   Warehouse Team

Fiona Murphy   Warehouse Team

Kali Johnson   Warehouse Team

Cynthium Johnson Woodfolk   Programming + Workshops

Devin Cain  Creative Reuse Guide

Nakia Brown  Creative Reuse Guide

Our Board of Directors

Julia Talbot (President)  Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago Department of Family and Support Services

Elizabeth Libby (Secretary) Marketing Specialist,  Blue Cross / Blue Shield Illinois 

Jen Cullerton Johnson   Author, CPS Teacher

Allison Gerlach  Event Director, Chicago Loop Alliance

Amber Ginsburg  Artist, Art Professor, University of Chicago, Founder Project Fielding + Narrow Bridge

Sarai Hoffman  Senior Counsel, Ter Molins Watkins + Brandt

Christine Jacobs   Development, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs + Special Events

Ilene Siemer  Executive Director, Olive Tree Network

Helen Tsatos   Artist + Architect

Katie Tuten   Co-owner, The Hideout.  Founder CIVL, Chicago Independent Venue League

Tim Tuten   CPS teacher, co-owner, The Hideout

Lauren M. Pacheco Chicago Humanities Festival, co-founder the Chicago’s Low-Rider Festival

Barbara Koenen Founder, Executive Director, CCRx

Our Partners

Envision Unlimited  Our warehouse landlord.  CCRx works with many members of Envision who create beautiful things and help us sort, test, teach and greet.

Chicago Teacher Union Foundation   Provider of office and meeting space

THUG Hippie    E'a Williams is the owner and operator of the THUG Hippie "Creativity" Bus. 

Our Volunteers

Too many to name!  Volunteers fuel CCRx. During events and providing regular support in the office, on social media, and working with teachers, artists and donors, our volunteers are an integral component of CCRx's success. Join us!

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