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Gerald L. Pauling II
Board Chair
"Youth homelessness can begin a pattern of a life on the streets. Teen Living Programs takes a hands-on, active approach to helping keep these youth on a path to a successful and productive future. And that’s a benefit to our entire community."

Our Board

TLP’s board of directors provides governance and oversight to the agency and helps to secure resources and increase awareness. The board has four standing committees, executive, finance, development, and programs. Beyond these committees, board members also lead various strategic initiatives identified each year.


Gerald Pauling II, Chair

Seyfarth Shaw

Bruce Pedigo, Vice Chair

Richard A.Kuzmar, Treasurer

Sherry Clayton, Secretary

Chicago Public Schools

Mary Lou Mulvihill Skalkos, Fundraising Chair

Mulbro Limited Partnership


Stephen Braun

Hometown America

Levoi Brown

Urban Partnership Bank

Don Busé

BMO Harris

Cheryl A. Harris

Allstate Insurance Company

LaShana T. Jackson

Aon Corporation

Jane McCart

Northern Trust

Jim Plunkard

Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture

Dolores Thibodeaux

AllPoints Security

Michelle Zahler

Ernst & Young