Lay Leadership

Federation Executive Committee

Mark A. Levitt
President

Gary Berman
Co-Vice President for Financial Resource Development

Jocelyn B. Krifcher
Co-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

Stuart Kaswell
Vice President for Finance & Treasurer

Jane Shichman
Vice President for Leadership & Volunteer Development

Abby S. Cherner
Vice President for Donor Engagement & Stewardship

Robin Hettleman Weinberg
Vice President for Women’s Philanthropy

Jeffrey Finkelstein
Vice President for Young Leadership

Scott Brown
Vice President at Large

Dan Conston
Secretary

Norman R. Pozez
President, United Jewish Endowment Fund

Brian Ashin
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

Vivian Bass
Jason Benkendorf
Emily Benovitz
Glenn Benson
Joshua Bernstein
Kara Blond
Philip Blumenthal
Heidi Brodsky
Barbara Brown
Johanna Chanin
Rabbi Yitzchak Charner
Federico Cohen
Jeff Cohen
Marcella Cohen
Jason Conway
Laura Cutler
Jeff Dannick
Eva Davis
Fred Diamond
Jeffrey Distenfeld
Ralph Dweck
David Ervin
David Farber
Michael Feinstein
Dan Finkel
Carly Finkelstein
Michael Flyer
Toby Frank
Edna Friedberg
Rochell Friedman
Matthew Friedson

David Gamse
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Jonah Geller
Carin Gendell
Morgan Genderson
Na’ama Gold
Eliot Goldberg
Joel Goldhammer
Norman Goldstein
Carol Gordon
Jill Granader
Sheldon Grosberg
Ronald Halber
Marci Handler
Lianne Heller
Jill Hertzler
Rachel Hofstatter
Michele Hymer Blitz
Kathy Ingber
Kerry Iris
Rabbi Ari Israel
Ellen Kagen Waghelstein
Candace Kaplan
Lawrence Kaplan
Leslie Kaplan
Ronald Kaplan
Samuel Kaplan
Rabbi Dr. Yossi Kastan
Sherry Kaswell
Amanda Katz
Deborah Katz

Adena Kirstein
Sheldon Klein
William Kreisberg
Rochelle Kupfer
Sue Kurtz
Bruce Lederman
Esther Lederman
Dr. Stuart Lessans
Henry Levine
Dr. Michael Levine
Mark Lezell
Judah Lifschitz
Brian Liss
Jodi Macklin
Mitchell Malasky
Rabbi Mitchel Malkus
Louis Mayberg
Alan Meltzer
Daniel Mendelson
Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin
Eric Meyers
Riva Mirvis
Rhea Morgenstern
M Howard Morse
Benjamin Nussdorf
Arthur Polott
Jamie Poslosky
Kim Price
Daniel Raskas
Daphna Raskas
Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Naomi Reem

Rabbi Steven Rein
Meryl Rosenberg
Pamela Rosenberg
Rabbi Jacob Rubin
Jonathan Sachs
Randi Sadugor
Jacob Salem
Todd Schenk
Janis Schiff
Marissa Schlaifer
Susan Schor
Kenneth Schwartz
David Selden
Rabbi Hyim Shafner
Raanan Shames
Rabbi Susan N. Shankman
Jessica Sher
Allon Shiff
Ben Shlesinger
Lawrence Sidman
David Sloan
Ashley Steinberg
Rabbi Shira Stutman
Stuart Tauber
Edward Tolchin
Eric Wachter
Rachel Weiner Cohen
Edward Weiss
Laurie Wexler
David Yaffe
Carole Zawatsky
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 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

Trustees
Dr. Sara Cohen
Yvonne Schlafstein Distenfeld
Peter Federowicz
Kevin Fishkind
Norman Freidkin
Dr. Michael Friedman
Michael Gildenhorn
Jerry Greenspan
Jerry Herman
Stuart Kaswell
William Kreisberg
Jonathan Lerner
Mark A. Levitt
Liza Levy
Philip N. Margolius
Lawrence Nussdorf
Dr. Ronald A. Paul
Susan Pittleman
Gil Preuss
Meryl Rosenberg
Deborah Ratner Salzberg
Janis Schiff
Rhea Schwartz
Stuart Tauber
Julie Wallick
David Wexler
Robin Hettleman Weinberg

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

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Mark A. Levitt
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