Jeffrey Cummings and Stacie Young Join BPI’s Board of Directors
Join BPI in welcoming two new Directors!
Jeffrey Cummings is a litigation partner at the law firm of Miner, Barnhill & Galland, where he has worked since 1989. Throughout his career, Jeffrey has represented a variety of clients in a broad range of civil cases both at trial and on appeal. He specializes in employment discrimination cases of all types, civil rights (including voting rights and police misconduct), and the representation of whistleblowers in cases arising under the federal and state false claims acts. Since 1995, Jeffrey has served as an Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations where he presides over cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Human Rights and Fair Housing Ordinances.
Jeffrey graduated cum laude and Order of the Coif from Northwestern University School of Law in 1987. Between 1987 and 1989, Jeffrey served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ann Claire Williams who was then sitting as a United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
Stacie Young is Director of The Preservation Compact, a collaborative effort located at Community Investment Corporation to stem the loss of affordable rental housing in Cook County. As Director of the Compact, Stacie coordinates policy and programmatic initiatives to further rental preservation – from energy retrofits and data analysis, to property taxes and government processes.
Prior to her work with the Compact, she worked for the City of Chicago Office of the Mayor as Assistant to the Mayor for Affordability, and at the Chicago Department of Housing as the Director of Policy and Research. She currently serves on the boards of the Woodstock Institute, Housing Choice Partners, and on the Advisory Board for the Corporation for Supportive Housing Illinois Office.
She completed her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University, and received her Masters in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago.Back To Blog