Elected: April 2019
Term expires: April 2023
Melissa Itkin is a creative professional with experience across the financial, hospitality, publishing and education sectors. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and an associate degree in Graphic Design from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. In 2016, she joined the NSSD112 Reconfiguration 2.0 Community Team and served as co-chair for the education subcommittee and tri-chair for the committee as a whole. In addition to her graphic design and photography businesses, she worked as a teacher's aide and contributing photographer for the Park District of Highland Park and volunteered with the District 112 Education Foundation in a rebranding of the annual FUN(d) Run. She has a fifth grader at Braeside Elementary.