Terry Steinbach, President
Terry Steinbach in her fifth decade of living in Forest Park. She's a proud graduate of Garfield School, Forest Park Junior High and Proviso East High School. She currently serves as an Associate Dean at DePaul University's College of Computing & Digital Media. Terry is an avid quilter and would like all FP businesses and residents to participate in the society's quilt project.
Nancy Caveretta, Oral Historian
Nancy Cavaretta has served her first year as a Forest Park Historical Society board member. In that year she has spear-headed the Forest Park Oral History Project, Our Neighbors: Our Heroes. Nancy has interviewed Forest Park residents who have served in the military. She lived in Forest Park as a child and returned five years ago with the intention of enjoying the town and making a contribution by preserving its history using her background in qualitative research. Nancy is a professor at Concordia University.
Chris Everett, Vice President
Chris Everett is President of Everett Wealth Solutions, Inc. a Registered Investment Advisor and Fiduciary Financial Planning Firm located at 407 Marengo. She and her husband have been residents of Forest Park since 1999. Chris is passionate about Forest Park and hopes you’ll consider membership if you are not already a member. Please help us preserve our rich history.
Brian Kuhr has lived in Forest Park for 20 years. He has a BA in English Literature from DePaul University and an MA in English and American Literature from New York University, where he is proud to have studied under the great American novelist Ralph Ellison. He currently works as a Research Education Analyst, and is an avid collector of books, records and miscellaneous ephemera.
Jill Wagner, Secretary
Jill Wagner joined the historical society board in 2014 . She earned a Bachelor of Science at Loyola University where she studied Anthropology, History and Women's Studies. Jill has a special interest in early American history (pre colonial) and local Civil War history. She lives in Forest Park and writes once a month for the local newspaper Forest Park Review, where she works as the Circulation Manager.
Gwen Gregory, Treasurer
Gwen recently moved to Forest Park, she has found it a welcoming and fun community. She values preserving all parts of our community's history and sharing it with everyone. Previously she was involved with the Rogers Park West Ridge Historical Society in Chicago. She works at the University of Illinois at Chicago as a library faculty member.