Morgan Madderom

Director of Development and Engagement

Morgan Madderom is wearing gold glasses, a mustard colored blazer and white colored shirt and has a joyful smile on her face. She is a 5'3" white woman with reddish brown wavy hair and long bangs.
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Morgan Madderom started in the 40th Ward office early 2022 after finishing a graduate degree in Urban Planning at UIC. Her graduate work focused on planning climate resilient cities, and taught her the importance of well thought out infrastructure.

Morgan is passionate about affordable housing, building walkable and bikeable cities, and improving public transit. In her free time Morgan likes to make art, go to shows, and hang out with her dog and a book at the park. 

Areas of Specialization

  • Zoning
  • Small business support
  • Department of Water Management
  • Pedestrian and Cyclist infrastructure
  • Development
  • Volunteer Management and Coordination
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Participatory Budgeting

Morgan also serves on the 40th Ward’s Safe Streets Board and the Environmental Board.

Professional Memberships

  • Women in Planning and Development
  • Planners Network: The Organization of Progressive Planning


  • Master of Urban Planning and Policy – UIC
  • Bachelors in Environmental Studies & Creative Writing – Knox College