CSB Members


Emily Flaherty

GCFS Co-Chairs

Cathryn Schmaltz
Renee Stock

Executive committee

Emily Bennett
Sharon Bosco
Kari Darmstadter
Karen Focht
Marie Geanuleas
Alison Heyman
Danielle Hoeg
Dana Jones
Karyn Kruschka
Kasey Macha
Erica Marshall

Host Committee

Emily and Ryan Bennett
The Boyce/Miller Families
The Carpenter/DeHaan Families
Maureen C. and James F. DeRose
Holly Duran
Emily and Jimmy Flaherty
Friends of Lurie Children's
Marie Geanuleas and Doug Kofoid
Mary and Dennis Gipson
Alison and David Heyman
Deborah and Elzie Higginbottom
Danielle and Jim Hoeg
Kasey and Drew Macha
Elizabeth and Charles Miller
The Neveux Family
The Sheridan Family
Beth and Steven Pagnotta
Cathryn and Justin Schmaltz
Mike and Kim Shean
Daisie and Mike Siska
Renee and Dan Stock

General Membership

Emily Arch
Jody Boyce
Isabel Carpenter
Leigh Dance
Bradley DeHaan
Maureen DeRose
Karen Essig
Susan Flosi
Sydney Caine Freeman
Megean Gallagher
Lindsay Hearn
Lauren Hirsch
Megan Hodes
Melissa Kearney
Ashley Lebovic
Stacy Lucier
Victoria Malkin
Stefanie McDonald
Elizabeth Miller
Michelle Moore
Erin Murphy
Cassidy Neveux
Kate Papaton
Mary Grace Proven
Reena Puri
Casey Ray
Deanna Ryan
Shreena Saheba
Alexandra Schwarzman
Susie Silich
Julie Simon
Daisie Siska
Marnie Van der Voort
Mary Pat Wallace
Laura Weber
Genia Yovankin

Honorary Membership

Mary Beth Adelman
Carolyn Belcaster
Donna Burke-Berger
Sara Cohen
Holly Duran
Vicki Heyman
Deborah Higginbottom
Karen Hilder
Karen Kales Lee
Margo Markopoulos
Beth Pagnotta
Karen Pulver


What is the Gold COast Fashion Show?
The Gold Coast Fashion Show is the signature fundraising event of the Children’s Service Board(CSB), an affiliated organization of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. In 2022, the event raised more than $1.1 million in support of the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. This year the board will continue to host two events in support of the Pritzker Department.
IS PARKING AVAIlABLE AT THE peninsula and the geraghty?
Yes, valet parking is available at the Peninsula at $15 per car. The Geraghty has a full parking a lot as well as an Uber/Lyft drop off location.
I have guests coming with me...
How do I make sure my guests receive all event information?
Please send all guest names, emails and cell phone numbers to Ilana Gutman at igutman@luriechildrens.org. All contact information will only be used for pertinent event information, pre-registration opportunities as well as event day details.

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