Federation Leadership

Federation Executive Committee

Gary Berman
President

Mark Levitt
VP for Financial Resource Development

Jocelyn Krifcher
VP for Community & Global Impact – Local

Ron Kaplan
VP for Community & Global Impact – Israel & Overseas

Stuart Kaswell
VP for Finance and Treasurer

Jane Shichman
VP for Leadership and Volunteer Development

Abby S. Cherner
VP for Marketing & Engagement

Robin Hettleman Weinberg
VP for Women’s Philanthropy

Mitch Malasky
VP for Young Leadership

Rick Zitelman
VP at Large

Dan Conston
Secretary

Norman R. Pozez
President United Jewish Endowment Fund

Scott Brown
Presidential Appointee

Neil Gurvitch
Presidential Appointee

Liza Levy
Past President

Robert Zahler
Past President

Gil Preuss
Executive Vice President & CEO

Paul S. Berger
Arnold & Porter LLP, Counsel

Federation Board of Directors

Rabbi Nissan Antine
Brian Ashin
Marc Azran
Jason Benkendorf
Emily Benovitz
Glenn Benson
Paul Berger
Gary Berman
Joshua Bernstein
Norman Bernstein
Kara Blond
Joel Breslau
Heidi Brodsky
Scott Brown
Barbara Brown
Bradley Buslik
David Butler
Natalie Cantor
Johanna Chanin
Rabbi Yitzchak Charner
Gerald Charnoff
Abby Cherner
Federico Cohen
Jeff Cohen
Marcella Cohen
Morris Cohen
Daniel Conston
Jason Conway
Jeff Dannick
Eva Davis
Fred Diamond
Jeffrey Distenfeld
Amy Dweck
Ralph Dweck
Peter Federowicz
Anne Feinberg
Diane Feinberg
Michael Feinstein
Dan Finkel

Carly Finkelstein
Cortney Fisher
Vicki Fishman
Michael Flyer
Toby Frank
Alan Freeman
Michael Friedman
Matthew Friedson
David Gamse
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Jonah Geller
Michael Gelman
Susie Gelman
Morgan Genderson
Joseph Gildenhorn
Ronald Glancz
Na’ama Gold
Eliot Goldberg
Hillel Goldberg
Joel Goldhammer
Laura Goldman
Louis Goodman
Carol Gordon
Jill Granader
Sheldon Grosberg
Neil Gurvitch
Ronald Halber
Marci Handler
Liane Heller
Michele Hymer Blitz
Kathy Ingber
Kerry Iris
Rabbi Ari Israel
Ellen Kagen Waghelstein
Mark Kahan
Candace Kaplan
Edward Kaplan
Irene Kaplan
Lawrence Kaplan

Leslie Kaplan
Ronald Kaplan
Samuel Kaplan
Dr. Yossi Kastan
Sherry Kaswell
Stuart Kaswell
Adena Kirstein
Sheldon Klein
William Kreisberg
Jocelyn Krifcher
Rochelle Kupfer
Stuart Kurlander
Sue Kurtz
Steven Laufer
Bruce Lederman
Stuart Lessans
Henry Levine
Mark Levitt
Liza Levy
Mark Lezell
Judah Lifschitz
Yelena Lingel
Jodi Macklin
Mitchell Malasky
Rabbi Mitchel Malkus
Philip Margolius
Scot Marken
Louis Mayberg
Alan Meltzer
Daniel Mendelson
Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin
M Howard Morse
Benjamin Nussdorf
Ronald Paul
Michael Plostock
Jamie Poslosky
Norman Pozez
Gil Preuss

Kim Price
Daphna Raskas
Rabbi Adam Raskin
Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Naomi Reem
Meryl Rosenberg
Rabbi Jacob Rubin
Jeffrey Rum
Jonathan Sachs
Jacob Salem
Ivan Michael Schaeffer
Todd Schenk
Janis Schiff
Marissa Schlaifer
Susan Schor
Kenneth Schwartz
Raanan Shames
Rabbi Susan Shankman Namath
Jessica Sher
Jane Shichman
Ben Shlesinger
Rabbi Matthew Simon
David Sloan
Samantha Smith
Miriam Smolen
Ashley Steinberg
Rabbi Shira Stutman
Stuart Tauber
Edward Tolchin
Stefan Tucker
Eric Wachter
Edward Weiss
Joanne Wyman
David Yaffe
Robert Zahler
Carole Zawatsky
Cindy Zitelman
Richard Zitelman

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*

Federation’s United Jewish Endowment Fund Leadership

Norman R. Pozez
President

Trustees
Daniel H. Abramowitz
Gary Berman
Dr. Sara Cohen
Yvonne Schlafstein Distenfeld
Kevin Fishkind
Norman Freidkin
Dr. Michael Friedmen
Michael Gildenhorn
Jerry Greenspan
Neil Gurvitch
Jerry Herman
Stuart Kaswell
William Kreisberg
Jocelyn B. Krifcher
Jonathan Lerner
Liza Levy
Philip N. Margolius
Lawrence Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald A. Paul
Susan Pittleman
Gil Preuss
Meryl Rosenberg
Janis Schiff
Rhea Schwartz
Mindy Strelitz
Stuart Tauber
David Wexler

Trustees Emeriti
Paul S. Berger
Norman Bernstein
Joel Breslau
Sheldon S. Cohen
The Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn
Alan L. Meltzer

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Gary Berman
President

Gil Preuss
Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer

Eileen Frazier
Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth R. Goldstein, Esq.
Deputy Director, UJEF & General Counsel

* Of Blessed Memory