USHLI is pleased to announce that 30th Ward Alderman Ariel Reboyras will deliver the Welcome Address at our 38th National Conference. He will address over 1,700 participants attending our Educational Achievement Luncheon at 12:15pm, Friday, February 21 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.
A University of Illinois – Chicago graduate, the Alderman started his career as a teacher at Roberto Clemente High School. He left teaching to take a job with the City of Chicago, first with the Fleet Management Department and then the Water Management Department, and up to Deputy Commissioner of General Services. He currently serves on several City Council committees: Aviation, Budget, Rules, Public Safety, Zoning, and Transportation.
Alderman Reboyras volunteers his services to various parks and non-profit organizations, including little league baseball and youth football programs. He is a co-founder of the Northwest Youth Basketball Association and “Maraton San-Juan,” an 8K Road Race in collaboration with the Chicago Puerto Rican Parade. For 14 years he has participated in the Test Positive Aware Network’s Ride for Aids/Chicago, a two day/200 mile bicycling event, and on the first Sunday in December he rides in the annual Toys for Tots motorcycle parade. He also supports Chicago’s Special Olympics.