Irene Patner

Board Member

Irene Patner, now an Honorary Member, joined the Urban Gateways Board of Directors in 1989 and served on many committees, including the Executive Committee as Secretary. She worked with the ACLU for many years, for the Chicago International Film Festival, and as Managing Director of the Chicago Ensemble. She was Chairperson of the Women’s Association of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Board Director for the 57th Street Art Fair, the oldest fair in Chicago.