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Senior Executive, Chicago Metropolis 2020
Chair, Illinois Tollway
Paula Wolff, Senior Executive at Chicago Metropolis 2020, was elected to the Board of Trustees of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread in 1993, and chairs the Audit Committee. Chicago Metropolis 2020 is a civic organization implementing policy initiatives and programs for regional action and her work examines the criminal justice system and reduction of youth violence, crime, and incarceration. President of Governors State University from 1992-2000, Dr. Wolff served as Director of Programs, Policy and Planning in the Office of the Governor of the State of Illinois from 1977-1990, was a Visiting Scholar at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and is a lecturer at the Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
Wolff chairs the Illinois Tollway Highway Authority Board and serves on numerous other boards, including the Joyce Foundation, Ariel Investments, and the University of Chicago Hospitals Board as well as its Medical Center Board.