Board Members

Foundation Board Members

Mr. Eric Dimas

Eric Dimas is a practicing artist and educator with an academic background in studio arts and a Master’s of Education from DePaul University. His professional endeavors have been focused within the museum services industry for the last twenty years. He currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two children, both CPS students. He supports community-based organizations such as Logan Square/Hermosa Mutual Aid and La Casa Norte.  

Ms. Diane Prohoroff

Vice President
A Chicago native, Diane Prohoroff dedicated her time after being widowed as a young mom to learning about children’s challenges in the public school system and navigating the system as an advocate for her daughter, who dealt with extensive grief and depression. Diane has spent years volunteering with underprivileged youth, therapeutic animals, and in the court system. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband, labradoodle, and chickens.

Mr. Robert Molina

Robert Molina previously served as the Director of Respiratory Care at NorthShore University Health System, Evanston Hospital. Prior to this appointment, he was a professor in the Respiratory Care Program at Northwestern University Medical School and National Louis University, and served as President of the Illinois Society for Respiratory Care and served on the Board of Directors of Skokie Youth Baseball, Skokie Amateur Hockey Association, Chicago Young Americans and St. Lambert School.

Mr. Alan Goldberg

Recording Secretary
With an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management; Northwestern University and a Masters in Public Administration, Alan Goldberg has applied his expertise across 40 years as the VP of Administrative Services for Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. He has also worked for the City of Bloomington as an Urban Renewal Officer and consulted with Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Foundation. Previously, Alan has volunteered as the Race Director of the Lake County Half Marathon and as a Board member for Hispano Care.

Ms. Dabney Cortina

Dabney Cortina applies her creative and marketing expertise across a variety of roles, volunteer activities and board positions. She was the Communications and Marketing Director for McLean Project for the Arts for more than ten years. Dabney volunteered with the Pearly Whites Project for the Medical Care for Children Partnership in VA, working with dentists to provide pro bono dental care for children who were not eligible for county health services. She also worked with Hope in NoVA, helping needy pregnant women secure material goods and social services. Dabney currently sits on several boards including the McLean Project for the Arts Advisory Board, The WestLee Condo Board as president.

Dr. R. Craig Platenberg

A graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Craig Platenberg has held several key positions including Chief of Neuroradiology, Wilford Hall USAFMC, Assistant Division Director, Neuroradiology Georgetown University, Medical Director of Med-Tel International, and is the CEO and president of Pale Blue Glow Imaging. He has volunteered in the past with the Leukemia Lymphoma society and has done fund raising for several marathon related charities.

Mr. Jeff Kramer

Jeff Kramer holds an A.B. degree in economics from Indiana University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School and is licensed to practice law in California and Utah. He is a career business trial lawyer, representing companies and individuals in disputes involving contracts, competitive business practices, trade secrets, securities, real estate, and employment, among other matters. He is a former Mayor and City Council member of the City of Malibu, and has served on the boards of various charitable and nonprofit organizations. He now lives in Bend, Oregon.