Lay Leadership

Federation Executive Committee

Mark A. Levitt
President

Jocelyn B. Krifcher
Vice President for Financial Resource Development

Jeffrey S. Rum
Vice President for Strategic Planning & Allocations – Local

Julie Kass
Vice President for Strategic Planning & Allocations – Israel & Overseas

Samuel Kaplan
Vice President for Finance & Treasurer

Johanna Chanin
Vice President for Leadership & Volunteer Development

Robin Hettleman Weinberg
Vice President for Donor Engagement & Stewardship

Kerry Iris
Vice President for Women’s Philanthropy

Samantha Sisisky
Vice President for Young Leadership

Scott Brown
Vice President at Large

Brian Ashin
Secretary

Deborah Ratner Salzberg
President, United Jewish Endowment Fund

Norman R. Pozez
Presidential Appointee

Michelle Stravitz
Presidential Appointee

Gary Berman
Past President

Liza Levy
Past President

Gil Preuss, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Paul S. Berger
Arnold & Porter LLP, Counsel

2020-2021 Federation Board of Directors

Rise Ain
Vivian Bass
Glenn Benson
Benjamin Berkowitz
Joshua Bernstein
Cookie Hymer Blitz
Abba Blum
Philip Blumenthal
Heidi Brodsky
Abby S. Cherner
Marcella Cohen
Rachel Weiner Cohen
Jason Conway
Eva Cowen
Laura Cutler
Eva Malka Davis
Rabbi Sholom Deitsch
Jeffrey Distenfeld
Ralph S. Dweck
David Farber
Carly Finkelstein
Jeffrey I. Finkelstein
Mike Flyer
Toby Frank
Fed Cohen Freue
Edna Friedberg
Rochelle Friedman
Maharat Ruth Friedman
Alexis Cohen Gantsoudes
Morgan Genderson
Howard Gleckman
Joel Goldhammer
Carol Gordon
Neil Gurvitch
Marci Handler
Rachel Hofstatter
Candace G. Kaplan
Lawrence Kaplan
Leslie A. Kaplan
Ron Kaplan
Stuart Kaswell
Stephen Kelin
Ayala Nuriely Kimel
Sheldon Klein

William Kreisberg
Susan Kristol
Shelly Kupfer
Rabbi Esther Lederman
Dr. Stuart Lessans
Henry Levine
Dr. Michael Levine
Mark Lezell
Mitch Malasky
Louis Mayberg
Alan Meltzer
Eric Meyers
Jeanie Milbauer
Riva Mirvis
Rhea Morgenstern
M. Howard Morse
Benjamin A. Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald A. Paul
Saul Pilchen
Kim Price
Jenn Rafael
Daniel Raskas
Rabbi Steven Rein
Scott Reiter
Cantor Rachel Rhodes
Meryl B. Rosenberg
Pamela Rosenberg
Jonathan Sachs
Randi Sadugor
Janis Schiff
Phil Schiff
Marissa Schlaifer
Susan Schor
Marla Schulman
Brian Schwalb
Kenneth Schwartz
David Selden
Rabbi Hyim Shafner
Raanan Shames
Jane Shichman
Allon Shiff
Ben Shlesinger
Lawrence Sidman
Mindy Strelitz
Stuart Tauber

Edward Tolchin
David Volosov
Eric Wachter
Ellen Kagen Waghelstein
Edward R. Weiss
Naomi Yadin-Mendick
Cindy Zitelman

PAST PRESIDENTS
Dr. Seymour Alpert*
Paul S. Berger
Gary Berman
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
Hyman 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*
Robert Zahler

HONORARY PRESIDENTS
N. M. Cohen*
Charles E. Smith*

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

AGENCY EXECUTIVES**
Jason Benkendorf
Kara Blond
Rabbi Yitzchak Charner
Jeff Dannick
Glenn Easton
David Ervin
Michael Feinstein
David Gamse
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Na’ama Gold
Ron Halber
Lianne Heller
Rabbi Ari Israel
Rabbi Dr. Yossi Kastan
Amanda Katz
Adena Kirstein
Sue Kurtz
Bruce Lederman
Rabbi Mitch Malkus
Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin
Rabbi Jacob Rubin
Jacob Salem
Todd Schenk
Dava Schub
Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn
Aviva Walls
Laurie Wexler

*Of Blessed Memory
**Non-voting Members

Federation’s United Jewish Endowment Fund Board of Trustees

Deborah Ratner Salzberg
President

TRUSTEES
Adam Berman
Michele Hymer Blitz
Dr. Sara Cohen
Jeffrey Distenfeld
Peter Federowicz
Kevin Fishkind
Vicki Fishman
Norman Freidkin
Dr. Michael Friedman
Jerry Herman

Stuart Kaswell
William Kreisberg
Jonathan Lerner
Mark A. Levitt
Liza Levy
Lawrence Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald A. Paul
Norman R. Pozez
Gil Preuss
Meryl B. Rosenberg
Deborah Ratner Salzberg, President
Janis Schiff
Rhea Schwartz
Stuart Tauber

Julie Wallick
Robin Hettleman Weinberg
David A. Wexler

TRUSTEES EMERITI
Paul S. Berger
Norman Bernstein
Joel Breslau
The Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn
Alan L. Meltzer

* Of Blessed Memory
**Non-voting Members