Auxiliary Board Members and ACE 2021 Co-Chairs Alexis Washa and Kathy Gianaras

Be a part of it! Join the The Auxiliary and make a difference in the lives of others today. Make new friends, raise funds for important healthcare initiatives and positively impact our communities. All membership dues are charitable contributions and all members have the opportunity to participate in a variety of philanthropic, educational and community service programs to benefit NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Membership with The Auxiliary:

  • Provides volunteer, social and fundraising opportunities for 200 general members
  • Help serve on a planning committee to raise funds through the nationally recognized American Craft Exposition (ACE), a juried show featuring artists from across the country.
  • Participate in a variety of service projects such as Diapers in December and Nursing Scholarships.
  • Since 1936, volunteer efforts have directed more than $23 million to healthcare needs at NorthShore; you can be a part of this impact for the community!
  • Members receive The Auxiliary Update newsletter, event invitations, social opportunities and opportunities to hear lectures from outstanding physicians.

Active Director Requirements:

  • Pay annual membership dues of $200.
  • Attend a Board orientation.
  • Attend a minimum of four of the eight scheduled Board meetings each year.
  • When not serving as an officer or committee chair, serve on one standing committee.
  • Help the American Craft Exposition (ACE) in the following ways:
    • Volunteer for ACE:
    • Purchase or sell 2 Preview Party tickets;
    • Make an Angel Contribution.


Sustaining Director Requirements:

  • Pay annual membership dues of $100.
  • Support all Auxiliary activities.
  • Positively represent the hospitals in the community.


General Member Requirements:

  • Pay annual membership dues of $75.
  • Eligible to serve as a member of any standing or ad-hoc committee.


Honorary Director Requirements:

  • Pay no annual dues.
  • Appointed by the President after exceptional service to The Auxiliary.

Join now or renew your membership, or contact The Auxiliary at 224.364.7270 for general information or additional involvement opportunities through Board participation.

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