The Board of Directors of the Institute of Cultural Affairs elected Kadi Sisay of Chicago as the newest member of the ICA board and picked new officers for the coming year.
Kadi is an organizational development consultant and is president of ChangeSource. She has facilitated more than 300 strategic planning workshops and retreats in her career, primarily using the methods of Technology of Participation (ToP)®, developed by the Institute.
Some of Kadi's clients include Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Park District, Milwaukee Public Schools, the Donors Forum of Chicago and the YMCA Alliance.
She completed a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management and Development at National-Louis University. Kadi received her Bachelor's in Human Resources Management with an emphasis in Organization Development from Northeastern Illinois University.
The Board also elected new officers for 2013: Larry D. Loeppke - chairperson, Cheryl Kartes - chairperson-elect, Joyce Sloan – Secretary; and Alan Gammel - treasurer.