Averill Leviton joined Columbia's board in 1990 and currently serves as secretary of the Board.
Ms. Leviton is currently on the Board of Directors for the following organizations: Hostels International Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater, Illinois Arts Council (Governor's Appointment), the Auxiliary Board of the Chicago Architectural Foundation, and Instituto Cervantes. In addition, she is a member of Sister Cities Paris, the Governor's Council on Literacy, the Auxiliary Board of the Chicago Academy of the Arts, the Film Center of the Art Institute of Chicago (Events Chairman), Hubbard Street Dance Company, and the President's Council Advisory Board of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Her past board associations include the Chicago Atheneum Architectural Museum, Performing Arts Chicago, The Kinsey Institute, The Chicago Access Corporation, Concertante di Chicago, Facets Multi-Media, the Art Advisory Committee of the Capital Development Board of the State of Illinois, Steppenwolf Theatre, North Light Theatre Company, and Victory Gardens Theatre. She is also associated with Lyric Opera of Chicago (Guarantor), Metropolitan Opera Guild (Patron), the Art Institute of Chicago (Sustaining Fellow), the International Womens' Association, and the Executive Club of Chicago.
Ms. Leviton is liaison to Consular Corps for the Office of Secretary of State, and is chairman of the advisory board of the Consuls General for that state office.
She is married to Bernard and resides in Chicago.