Meet the Staff

My staff and I are dedicated to serving you in the areas of city service requests, residential services, business assistance, public safety, education, housing and tenant issues and many others. Please feel free to contact any of our team at 773-784-5277 or at their email addresses listed below.

Dan Luna, Chief of Staff 
dan@48thward.org 
Reach out to Dan about: all Zoning, Infrastructure Improvements, Day to Day Operations and Committee on Housing & Real Estate questions

Emily Volini (she/her), Director of Constituent Services & Infrastructure 
emily@48thward.org
Reach out to Emily about: Infrastructure requests and project updates, and City Services: Department of Transportation, Bureau of Forestry, Department of Water Management, 311 requests

Adam Glueckert (he/him), Assistant to the Alderman, Public Safety & Economic Development 
adam@48thward.org
Reach out to Adam about: Public safety, Business-related concerns, Environmental questions

Jerry Goodman (he/him/his), Staff Assistant to the Alderman
jerry@48thward.org
Reach out to Jerry about: Scheduling time with the Alderman, Office management, Condominium issues, Public Art, Arts concerns or assistance

PC Gooden-Smiley (she/her), Community Outreach Manager
PC@48thward.org
Reach out to PC about: Block clubs, Community organizations, Places of worship, Block parties, Education and school issues, Chicago Parks District questions

Alan Oviedo (he/him/his), Assistant to the Alderman, CTA RPM Liaison and Youth Initiatives
alan@48thward.org 
Reach out to Alan about: CTA RPM construction, Youth Programming, Internships

Ginger Williams, Assistant to the Alderman, Senior & Social Services 
ginger@48thward.org
Reach out to Ginger about: Affordable housing, landlord-tenant issues, health/social service, issues related to older adults

Olivia Simon (she/her), Assistant to the Alderman, Communications
olivia@48thward.org
Reach out to Olivia about: including something in Ward newsletter or social media, Media requests for the Alderman