Sustain DuPage Board of Directors

BoardPhoto Andrew Van Gorp

Andrew Van Gorp, Founder & President:

Andrew graduated from Northland College earning a B.A. in Sustainable Community Development with a focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Native American Studies. Andrew serves as an Environmental Commissioner for the Village of Glen Ellyn, Environmental Commission Liaison to the Glen Ellyn Park District Environmental Committee, Board member for the Citizens for Glen Ellyn Preservation, and Site Steward for Churchill Woods Forest Preserve in Glen Ellyn. 

Andrew is passionate about connecting DuPagers to a sense of place.

Check out his LinkedIn page here.



Board Member Huma Rashid.

Huma Rashid: 

Huma graduated from North Central College and the John Marshall School of Law, and has been a practicing criminal defense attorney for almost four years. She is an avid food truck enthusiast, and a reluctant blogger. Feel free to follow Huma on Twitter and Instagram or bear witness to her reluctant blogging at her oft-neglected site, Stop Asking Where I’m From!  Huma has made it a goal to explore the lovely towns that make up DuPage County, as well as its many forest preserves and natural sights.

Huma is passionate about providing insight into the legal groundwork that may affect sustainability initiatives in DuPage County.

Check out her LinkedIn page here.


Board Member Lindsay Zimmerman

Lindsay Zimmerman: 

Lindsay graduated with a B.F.A. in Art and Animation, and has 15 years experience in advertising and broadcast media, and more recently user interface design for a variety of technology start ups. For the past three years she has worked at Mayneland Farm in Naperville, IL as both a farmhand and marketing their produce. She regularly attends and participates in a variety of farming classes, workshops, and conferences, and continues to explore and experiment with sustainable growing practices and techniques in her own garden. She brings all of this expertise together in her role as Manager of the Sustain DuPage Victory Garden.
Lindsay is passionate about developing local agriculture and food systems and their impact on strengthening community.

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