Board Members

E-mail the Board of Education at board@glenview34.org

Cathe Russe (President) - 847-904-7944

Cathe moved to Glenview in 2004 and has four daughters who are graduates of District 34. After a career in strategic planning, business development and marketing for both non-profit and for-profit organizations, Cathe retired to spend more time with her daughters. She currently manages a small hearing aid business and is an active volunteer. She serves as a board member of Friends of Youth Services Glenview/Northbrook, a board member on the Glenview Education Foundation and a board member of Willow House. She was elected to the Board in 2009 and re-elected in 2013.

Jackie Lutz (Vice President) - 847-486-0107

Jackie has participated in several District committees since moving to Glenview in 2001. She was co-chair for 34Connect, participated in two principal search committees, was a member of the District's strategic planning process and served as board member and chair of the Glenview Education Foundation. Jackie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to 2007, she worked as a health care consultant, supporting hospitals in strategic planning and product development. She was elected to the Board in in 2011 and re-elected in 2015.

Sam Ach - 847-657-9017

Sam has lived in Glenview since 1995 and has three children who graduated from District 34. His volunteer highlighs include: Glenview Education Foundation board member and chair, Technology Committee member and New School Task Force member. Sam graduated from Amherst College and the University of Chicago Law School. He currently serves as an independent consultant and attorney in private practice. During his career he has served as General Counsel for several corporations and Chief Counsel for IDOT. He was elected to the Board in 2011 and re-elected in 2015.

John Heggie

John has been a Glenview resident for 10 years and is the owner of Edward and Lee LLC, a company that markets insurance programs to independent insurance agencies across the country. He has a background in engineering and risk management. John attended the John Marshall School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Since moving to Glenview, he has coached youth tee-ball, participated in Our Lady of Perpetual Help's Be-Friend-A-Family program and has been active in his children's nursery school community. He was elected to the Board in 2015.

Natalie Jachtorowycz - 847-724-8830

Natalie and her husband have lived in Glenview for 10 years. They have two school-aged children. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Saint Thomas (Saint Paul, Minnesota) in political science and a law degree from DePaul University. As an attorney, Natalie worked in the field of intellectual property. She also has worked extensively as a volunteer. Natalie is currently a school board member of the Ukrainian School of Chicago. She is also currently serving as the Student Needs liaison for Lyon School and as a member of the D34 Student Needs Advisory Panel. She was elected to the Board in 2015.

John J. (Jack) Murphy - 847-724-0632

Jack moved to Glenview in 2003 and has two children who attend District 34 schools. He graduated from St. Mary's College and the University of Minnesota Law School. He worked in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office for 20 years, 10 as a criminal prosecutor and 10 representing Cook County and its elected officials. He currently is a lawyer with Scariano, Himes and Petrarca, a law firm that specializes in representing school districts. Jack also taught trial advocacy at Kent Law School for 14 years. He was elected to the Board in 2005 and re-elected in 2009 and 2013.

Chris Northwick - 847-503-9043

Chris is the mother of a current District 34 student and a District 34 graduate. She has been a Glenview resident since 2002. Her volunteer highlights include: Lyon/Pleasant Ridge PTA President, PTA Council President, Glenview Education Foundation board member and co-chair of the New School Task Force. Until 2004, Chris was Vice President, Integrated Sales Strategy at SRDS, a part of the Nielsen Company. She is a graduate of Northwestern University. Chris was elected to the Board in 2009 and re-elected in 2013.