Board of Directors

The Central Street Board of Directors is comprised of business and/or property owners located in the Special Service Areas (SSA) SSA#7 and SSA#8. The Board meets monthly with staff to review the budget, programs and services.

Voting Directors

Mari Barnes

President Notice

Rachel Hershinow


Julie Matthei

Hewn Bread

Peter O'Malley

Treasurer Beer on Central

Non-Voting Directors

Paul Zalmezak

City of Evanston

Paula Danoff

Evanston Art Center
The Board of Directors meets the second Wednesday of every month at 9am. Meeting minutes will be posted once they are approved by the Board at the subsequent meeting. Per the Illinois Open Meetings Act all are welcome to attend. Board meetings will be hosted via zoom until further notice. Please email for more information.