WRA COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Evelyn Miks, Co-Chair
Evelyn Miks has resided in West Ridge for 12 years. She worked with AFSCME for over 20 years as a union organizer and then Regional Assistant Director. She also has a background in community organizing. Now retired, Evelyn is active in the community through the LEARN committee and WRCO to promote West Ridge economic development and establish a multi-cultural center.
Andrew Rowlas, Co-Chair
Andrew Rowlas worked in the public schools for 38 years in Indiana and with Chicago Public Schools – mostly as a school counselor but also with administrative experience as a principal. He was active in his professional organizations in the counseling profession and teacher bargaining rights in local school teacher associations when he worked in Indiana and Chicago. He is developing a Block Club for his residential block, active in newly formed Senior Village for our neighborhoods and serves on the Program Committee and, as WRCO Chair, initiated the re-establishment of the Warren Park Advisory Council. He believes that the support of “community” is important in the emotional, social, psychological and spiritual wellbeing of everyone.
Irv Loundy, Treasurer
Irv Loundy is the Senior Vice President of Devon Bank. Along with his work with WRCO, Irv serves on the 24th District Police Advisory Committee, West Rogers Park Economic Development Committee, and the West Ridge Chamber of Commerce.