Federation Leadership

Federation Executive Committee

Robert Zahler
President

Jeffrey Distenfeld
VP for Financial Resource Development

Susan Schor
VP for Community & Global Impact – Local

Sheldon Klein
VP for Community & Global Impact – Overseas

Marci Handler
VP for Finance and Treasurer

Stuart Tauber
VP for Leadership and Volunteer Development

Jeffrey S. Rum
VP for Marketing

Ellen Kagen Waghelstein
VP for Women’s Philanthropy

Benjamin Milakofsky
VP for Young Leadership

Leslie A. Kaplan
VP at Large

Edward Weiss
Secretary

Norman R. Pozez
President United Jewish Endowment Fund

Shelly Kupfer
Presidential Appointee

Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Presidential Appointee

Liza Levy
Past President

Steven A. Rakitt
Executive Vice President and CEO

Paul S. Berger
Arnold & Porter LLP, Counsel

Federation Board of Directors

Rabbi Nissan Antine
Brian Ashin
Dr. Marc Azran
Emily Benovitz
Joshua Bernstein
Cookie Hymer Blitz
Scott Brown
Bradley A. Buslik
Gerald Charnoff
Fed Cohen
Jeffrey Cohen
Marcella Cohen
Jason Conway
Eva Malka Davis
Fred Diamond
Amy Dweck
Ralph S. Dweck
Peggy Ephrath
Peter Federowicz
Anne Feinberg
Michael Flyer
Michael Friedman

Matthew Friedson
Catherine Zacks Gildenhorn
Ronald Glancz
Sol Glasner
Eliot Goldberg
Laura Goldman
Carol Gordon
Lisie Gottdenker
Morgan Genderson
Sheldon Grosberg
Neil Gurvitch
Rich Handloff
Rabbi Greg Harris
Fred Heyman
Arnie Hiller
Joseph B. Hoffman
Kathy Ingber
Kerry Iris
Ronald Kabran
Mark Kahan
Bruce Kaplan
Candace G. Kaplan

Ron Kaplan
Samuel Kaplan
Julie E. Kass
Sherry Kaswell
Stephen Kelin
WIlliam Kreisberg
Jocelyn B. Krifcher
Dr. Stuart Lessans
Hank Levine
Mark Lezell
Yelena Barakh Lingel
Louis Mayberg
Manette Mayberg
Alan Meltzer
Lynn W. Morgan
Benjamin A. Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald A. Paul
Michael Plostock
Jamie Poslosky
Kim Price
H. Mark Rabin

Rabbi Adam Raskin
Shai Romirowsky
Meryl B. Rosenberg
Wendy Rudolph
Kenneth Schwartz
Raanan Shames
Rabbi Susan N. Shankman
Jessica Sher
Jane Shichman
Ben Shlesinger
Russell Smith
Jonathan Stahl
Joshua Stevens
Steven David Stone
Rabbi Shira Stutman
Arielle Teitelbaum
Edward Tolchin
Stefan F. Tucker
Orlee Turitz
Joanne Wyman
Kinney Zalesne

PAST PRESIDENTS

Dr. Seymour Alpert*
Paul S. Berger
Herschel W. Blumberg*
Rabbi Isadore Breslau*
Joel Breslau
David J. Butler
Morris Cafritz*
Joseph Cherner*
Melvin S. Cohen*

Jerome J. Dick*
Dede Feinberg
Leopold V. Freudberg*
Michael C. Gelman
Susie Gelman
Dr. Leon Gerber*
The Honorable
Joseph B. Gildenhorn
Hymen Goldman*

Edward H. Kaplan
Irene R. Kaplan
Edmund I. Kaufmann*
Joel S. Kaufmann*
Abraham S. Kay*
Jack Kay*
Stuart S. Kurlander
Jac J. Lehrman*
Liza Levy

Philip N. Margolius
Phyllis G. Margolius*
Joseph Ottenstein*
Morris Rodman*
Ivan Michael Schaeffer
Rabbi Matthew H. Simon
Isador S. Turover*

honorary PRESIDENTS

N. M. Cohen*
Charles E. Smith*

honorary board members

Seymour S. Abensohn*
Norman Bernstein
Dr. Morris Cohen
Richard England*
Saul I. Stern*
Bernard S. White*

* Of Blessed Memory