Federation Leadership

Federation Executive Committee

Gary Berman and Liza Levy
Co-Presidents

Jeffrey Distenfeld and Mark Levitt
Co-VP for Financial Resource Development

Jocelyn Krifcher
VP for Community & Global Impact – Local

Ron Kaplan
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

Ben Nussdorf
VP for Young Leadership

Leslie A. Kaplan
VP at Large

Edward Weiss
Secretary

Norman R. Pozez
President United Jewish Endowment Fund

Todd Rich
Presidential Appointee

Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Presidential Appointee

Stuart Kurlander
Past President

Bob Zahler
Past President

Eileen Frazier
Interim CEO

Paul S. Berger
Arnold & Porter LLP, Counsel

Federation Board of Directors

Rabbi Josh Ackerman
Rabbi Nissan Antine
Brian Ashin
Dr. Marc Azran
Jason Benkendorf
Emily Benovitz
Paul Berger
Gary Berman
Joshua Bernstein
Norman Bernstein
Joel Breslau
Zachary Briton
Heidi Brodsky
Scott Brown
Bradley Buslik
David Butler
Natalie Cantor
Johanna Chanin
Rabbi Yitzchak Charner
Gerald Charnoff
Abby Cherner
Federico Cohen
Jeff Cohen
Marcella Cohen
Dr. Morris Cohen
Jason Conway
Jeff Dannick
Eva Davis
Fred Diamond
Jeffrey Distenfeld
Amy Dweck
Ralph Dweck
Peggy Ephrath
Peter Federowicz
Anne Feinberg
Diane Feinberg
Michael Feinstein
Dan Finkel
Carly Finkelstein

Vicki Fishman
Eileen Frazier
Alan Freeman
Dr. Michael Friedman
Matthew Friedson
David Gamse
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Jonah Geller
Michael Gelman
Susan Gelman
Morgan Genderson
Cathy Gildenhorn
Ambassador Joseph Gildenhorn
Ronald Glancz
Sol Glasner
Eliot Goldberg
Laura Goldman
Louis Goodman
Carol Gordon
Felicia Gottdenker
Jill Granader
Diane Green
Sheldon Grosberg
Neil Gurvitch
Ronald Halber
Marci Handler
Rabbi Gregory Harris
Marci Harris-Blumenthal
Michele Hymer Blitz
Avital Ingber
Kathy Ingber
Kerry Iris
Rabbi Ari Israel
Ronald Kabran
Ellen Kagen Waghelstein
Mark Kahan
Candace Kaplan
Edward Kaplan
Irene Kaplan

Lawrence Kaplan
Leslie Kaplan
Ronald Kaplan
Samuel Kaplan
Julie Kass
Sherry Kaswell
Rhea Kennedy
Adena Kirstein
Sheldon Klein
William Kreisberg
Jocelyn Krifcher
Rochelle Kupfer
Stuart Kurlander
Sue Kurtz
Steven Laufer
Bruce Lederman
Dr. Stuart Lessans
Henry Levine
Dr. Joshua Levisohn
Mark Levitt
Liza Levy
Mark Lezell
Yelena Lingel
Jodi Macklin
Rabbi Mitchel Malkus
Phillip Margolius
Scot Marken
Louis Mayberg
Alan Meltzer
Daniel Mendelson
Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin
Benjamin Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald Paul
Michael Plostock
Jamie Poslosky
Norman Pozez
Kim Price
H. Rabin

Daphna Raskas
Rabbi Adam Raskin
Naomi Reem
Todd Rich
Shai Romirowsky
Meryl Rosenberg
Rabbi Jacob Rubin
Wendy Rudolph
Jeffrey Rum
Jacob Salem
Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Ivan Michael Schaeffer
Todd Schenk
Susan Schor
Elissa Schwartz
Kenneth Schwartz
Raanan Shames
Rabbi Susan Shankman Namath
Jessica Sher
Jane Shichman
Ben Shlesinger
Rabbi Matthew Simon
David Sloan
Russell Smith
Miriam Smolen
Ashley Steinberg
Steven Stone
Rabbi Shira Stutman
Stuart Tauber
Edward Tolchin
Stefan Tucker
Wendy Turman
Eric Wachter
Edward Weiss
Joanne Wyman
Robert Zahler
Carole Zawatsky
Stayce Zeisler

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