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Michelle Boone

Chief Program and Civic Engagement Officer, Navy Pier
Michelle T. Boone is the Chief Program and Civic Engagement Officer at Navy Pier. In her role, Boone designs, develops, curates, and presents Navy Pier’s arts and culture public programs, festivals, and specials events, and is a member of the executive leadership team helping to shape organizational strategy and public engagement. Previously, in 2011 Boone was appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel as Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).