Shirlanne Lemm continues to serve as Board Chair of Chicago Northwest’s official destination marketing organization

The Meet Chicago Northwest 39th Annual Partnership Meeting took place on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Belvedere Events in Elk Grove Village.  Joined by the leaders of the Chicago Northwest hospitality industry as well as Senator Laura Murphy, Senator Christina Castro, Representative Michelle Mussman, Schaumburg Mayor Tom Dailly and Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes, the Meet Chicago Northwest partnership elected its new board of directors for Fiscal Year 2023.  This year’s event was in collaboration with National Travel and Tourism Week, celebrating the future of travel in a post-pandemic world.

Shirlanne Lemm, President of GOA Regional Business Association, will continue as Board Chair for Fiscal Year 2022 - 2023.  Meet Chicago Northwest’s Officers and Board of Directors for 2022- 2023:

Chair Shirlanne Lemm

GOA Regional Business Association

Past Chair Dieter Heigl Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Hotel
Vice-Chair Michael Larson Schaumburg Boomers
Vice-Chair Christina Anderson-Heller

Lynfred Winery

Vice-Chair Trustee John Scaletta

Village of Arlington Heights

Treasurer Chuck Valenti DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Arlington Heights
Secretary Trustee Patton Feichter Village of Elk Grove


Heather Larson

Meet Chicago Northwest


Hasan Ali

Westin Chicago Northwest

Steven Andrews PACE
Carmie Antongiovanni

Aloft Chicago Schaumburg

Ted Boufis Crossroads Tavern & Eatery
Chip Brooks Hey Nonny
Mayor Tom Dailly

Village of Schaumburg

Alex Hilton

Juice and Berry

Andy-John G. Kalkounos Chicago Prime Restaurants
Adam Klos

Eaglewood Resort and Spa

Heather Lloyd Woodfield Mall
Trustee Frank Madaras Village of Itasca
Omar Naimi Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
Dr. Avis Proctor Harper College
Rob Sabo

City of Rolling Meadows

Janelle Silva

City of Wood Dale

Scott Stone

Daily Herald

Pratik Trivedi Trivedi Hospitality Group
Jerry Varghese

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Elk Grove Village/Itasca

A selection of photos can be downloaded here:


About Meet Chicago Northwest

Meet Chicago Northwest is the official destination marketing organization for the Chicago Northwest region.  We proudly promote the communities of Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood and Wood Dale to make a positive economic impact through tourism.

More information about the Meet Chicago Northwest is available at or by calling 847-490-1010.

Meet Chicago Northwest Media Contact
Heather Larson, President
1933 N. Meacham Road, Suite 210
Schaumburg, IL 60173