Tish has been a Sutherland parent since 2009.  Tish holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and a Master's of Arts Degree in Reading.  Currently, she is employed with Oak Lawn Hometown School District 123 as a Reading Specialist utiilizing her twenty years experience in education.

Gretchen has been a Beverly resident since 2003 and a Sutherland parent since 2012. She is a strong believer in the public education system and appreciates the diverse, supportive, and open-minded community at Sutherland. When not parenting, Gretchen is a biology professor at Moraine Valley Community College.


2018 - 2019 Board Members

President: Tish Katalinic Vice President: Rikki Ray
Secretary: Gretchen Bernard

Treasurer: Rikki Steinmetz

Rikki Steinmetz has a daughter who has attended Sutherland since 2014 and has served on the Foundation since 2015. She grew up in central Illinois, where she received her Bachelor's in Elementary Education from Illinois State University. She moved to Chicago in 1999 to student teach and has been here ever since. She is currently employed as the library media center director in Pleasantdale School District 107.