The dedicated Officers and Directors of the Antioch Area Healthcare Accessibility Alliance.

Mary Dominiak

Mary Dominiak, PhD, MBA, RN (Board Member)

Mary Dominiak is a Registered Professional Nurse. Before joining the faculty of Loyola University Chicago’s Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, where she was assistant professor and founding director of the Undergraduate Health Systems Management Program, Mary Dominiak held the position of global director of marketing for a business unit of Baxter Healthcare Corporation. A trustee of the Village of Antioch, she also serves on the Leader Council of the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. She is a founding member of the Antioch Area Healthcare Accessibility Alliance (AAHAA).



John HedenJohn F. Heden (Board Member)

John F. Heden is a resident of Antioch Township. He retired to the area in 2010 after 30 years of experience in the health care industry as a Vice President and General Manager in the Pharmaceutical Products Division at Abbott Laboratories. During his career at Abbott John served in leadership roles in sales, marketing, operations, and general management.

His service involved multiple industry and corporate service engagements including membership on the Board of Directors for the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and numerous advisory boards. John’s final position at Abbott was Vice President and General Manager of Strategic Initiatives.

This position involved corporate engagement where he led a cross-divisional task force to develop Abbotts’ scientific and commercial approach to personalized medicine, while also serving in leadership positions on Abbotts Global Citizenship team and Corporate Ethics and Compliance task force. During this period, John was also responsible for review and approval of educational and charitable donations for the Pharmaceutical Division.

He served in support of the Abbott Fund sponsoring and leading efforts for grants, which funded renovation of the Health Reach Clinic in Waukegan, as well as support grants for the Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora. John will bring a strong history of managing strategic development and nurturing cross-functional collaborative work environments, along with his commercial communication and marketing expertise in health care to support the efforts of AAHAA.


Ellen ArthurEllen Arthur (Board Member)

Ellen Arthur serves as the pastor of Shepherd of the Lakes Church in Grayslake since 2015. Previous calls were served at Saint Stephen Lutheran Church in Antioch, IL and in the Eastern North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America from 19902008. Ellen earned her Master of Divinity degree at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in June 1990.

Ellen resides in Antioch and serves as AAHAA’s Treasurer. Ellen is also a Board Member of South Loop Campus Ministry, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) of Antioch, and Open Arms Mission, as well as a regular volunteer there; a volunteer chaplain with the Antioch Fire Department; a member of the Synod council of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the ELCA; and a trained clergy coach.


Peter GrantPeter Grant (Board Member)

Peter Grant is a 30 year resident of Antioch and an Antioch Township Trustee. He is retired from the Ready Mix business. Peter raised 5 children in Antioch and has a long history of being active in the community. As a Township Trustee, Peter says he is privileged to serve the residents of Antioch in a number of different ways.

As a member of the Village of Antioch Environmental Commission, Peter has helped to guide the Village on its environmental policy and move the Village forward in an environmentally friendly way.

Peter prides himself in seeing all sides of local issues of importance, working to create an atmosphere of cooperation, bringing differing points of view together to benefit this great community.


Tina EricksonTina Erickson (Board Member)

Tina Erickson has served in leadership positions in the Chicago area nonprofit community for over 20 years. Currently, Tina is the Director of Development at Women Employed, a national leader in mobilizing people and organizations to expand educational and employment opportunities for America’s working women.

Previously, she was the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, where she was actively involved in a global health initiative, community outreach efforts and securing scholarship support to expand diversity. As the Vice President of Development and External Relations at The Night Ministry, she oversaw a capital campaign and $35 million in fundraising for two homeless youth shelters and a mobile health program on the streets of Chicago. In addition to her experience as a fundraising professional, Tina has also been a foundation leader, overseeing the daily operation of a private foundation annually awarding $1.3 million in grants to healthcare and social service programs serving children, youth and impoverished adults.

Prior to her nonprofit experience, Tina began her career as a congressional aide on Capitol Hill and moved into political fundraising, serving on congressional and presidential campaigns. Tina has resided with her family in Lake County for eighteen years.