--Chairman Abner Mikva, Chicago, former congressman, U.S. appeals court judge and White House counsel under President Bill Clinton.
--Ted Chung, Highland Park, general counsel to Gov. Pat Quinn
--Bernard Judge, Chicago, former editor and publisher of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, previously held editing positions at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.
--Charles Scholz, Quincy, Ill., private practice attorney and member of the board of directors, Bank of Quincy.
--Doris Lowry, Chicago, president, Aspen Pine Group Inc.
--Maribeth Vander Weele, Chicago, president of Vander Weele Group LLC, a corporate investigations firm. Previously was inspector general of Chicago Public Schools and an investigative reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.
--Ricardo Estrada, Chicago, executive director, Erie Neighborhood House.