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Evanstonian joins North Shore United Way board

An Evanston man is one of three new members of the North Shore United Way’s board.

Peter Glaser joins Brian Kozminski of Northfield and Emil Winograd of Glencoe on the board, which has now expanded to 30 members.

An Evanston man is one of three new members of the North Shore United Way’s board.

Peter Glaser joins Brian Kozminski of Northfield and Emil Winograd of Glencoe on the board, which has now expanded to 30 members.

Glaser began volunteering with NSUW as a member of the Health and Wellness allocation committee in 2009. Glaser is currently Vice President and finance committee chair of The Selfhelp Home, a continuing care retirement community in Chicago. Previously, Glaser worked as an information systems consultant, developing solutions for public service clients, deploying knowledge management systems and promoting leading-edge technology innovations to clients in every industry. He is a lifelong resident of Evanston, where he lives with his wife Anne and daughters, Andrea and Natalie.

Kozminski is a Trustee in the Village of Northfield and Chair of the Real Estate Group at the law firm Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC. The Real Estate Group was the #1 ranked Midwest real estate law firm in 2007 and 2008. It was also recognized by Chambers & Partners in 2009 and 2010. Kozminski has a national practice, representing developers and owners of office, senior housing, hotel, medical office, retail, and industrial properties. He represents the owners of many downtown and suburban properties, most notably the Aon Center, the Leo Burnett Building, and the Elysian Hotel & Private Residences. Kozminski lives in Northfield with his wife, Peggy and daughter, Sally.

Winograd is the owner of Pioneer Packaging, a designer and distributor of packaging materials serving industrial moving and storage markets in the Midwest. Winograd previously worked for Stone Container Corporation eventually becoming head of the pulp and linerboard export division. Before he started Pioneer Packaging, Winograd also served as the director of Maine Niles Association of Special Recreation, a not-for-profit agency providing community recreation programs for disabled children and adults in seven park districts. During his time there, Main Niles Association of Special Recreation won the Medalist Industries award as the outstanding agency of its type in the USA. Winograd has been a Glencoe resident since 1997, is married and has three children ages 20 to 25.

“We are thrilled to have these three individuals as new board members,” said Lorelei Beaucaire, Chief Professional Officer of NSUW. “Their ideas, creativity and guidance will greatly help the North Shore communities thrive. We look forward to working with them and believe their time and talent will contribute to improving our community.”

The new North Shore United Way is a member of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. It joins an effort throughout the metropolitan area to establish member organizations that are sized to leverage resources to better support the nonprofit agencies United Way funds. The new organization will serve the area from Lake Bluff on the north to Evanston on the south, and west to include the area from Glenview to Bannockburn.

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