About Us

Friends of Chappell School is comprised of volunteers who are dedicated to supporting Eliza Chappell Elementary School in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago.  Founded in 2012, we are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We are governed by our bylaws and are managed by a board of directors.


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 school year are:

President:  Eli Shearn

Vice President: Erin Nitz

Secretary:  Sarah Schar

Treasurer: Martin McCaffrey

Board Members:

  • Stephanie Anderson
  • Justin Carrino
  • Jennifer Howell
  • Jennifer Klusken
  • Kenneth Monarrez
  • Emily Mullin
  • Jessica Sedgwick

Click here to learn a little more about us.


Join Us!  FOC is looking for committee members and volunteers. Your contributions will be valued and appreciated. Email FOC to match your skills, strengths, and time commitment with a committee or a specific volunteer need. Or, if you are short on time, FOC always accepts both in-kind and monetary donations.

  • Back-To-School Block Party Committee
  • Community Partners Fundraiser Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Fall Carnival Committee
  • Gardeneers Committee
  • Dance-A-Thon Committee
  • Spring Fundraiser Committee
  • Teacher Appreciation Week Committee

Let us know if you'd like to help out. We're always looking for good committee members, volunteers, and future board members.

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