Officers & Board

Executive Committee

Sam Kaplan President

Miriam Galston Vice President

Ron Paul, M.D. Vice President

Thorn Pozen Vice President

Bob Budoff Treasurer

Galia Messika Greenberg Financial Secretary

Behnam Dayanim Recording Secretary

Michael Friedman Immediate Past President

Ron Halber Executive Director


Board of Directors

  • Stephen Baars
  • Robert Barkin
  • Ellen Blalock
  • Albert Bloomfield
  • Jay Feldman
  • Debra Feuer
  • Judith Fogel
  • Richard Goldstein
  • Mitchell Gorochow
  • Erwin Groner
  • Menachem Gottlieb
  • Peter Haas
  • Rabbi Hazzan Rachel Anne Hersh
  • Mark Kahan
  • Francesca Kritz
  • Daphne Lazar-Price
  • Saradona Lefkowitz
  • Stuart Lessans
  • Connie Liss
  • Stefanie Sanders Levy
  • Matthew Mandel
  • Christopher McCannell
  • Beth A. Mitchell
  • Barry Perlis
  • Carly Pildis
  • Rabbi Gary Pokras
  • Rabbi Evan Ravski
  • Thomas Riesenberg
  • Todd Rosenberg
  • Alan Schulman
  • Marcy Schwab
  • Betsy Schwartz
  • Steve Schwartz
  • Robert Shapiro
  • Bobbi Shulman
  • June Trone
  • David L. Weiss
  • Ezra Weinblatt
  • Tal Widdes
  • Marilyn Wind

Past Presidents

  • Rabbi Solomon Metz (1938 - 1943)
  • Hymen Goldman (1943 - 1949)
  • Rabbi Isadore Breslau (1949 - 1953)
  • Aaron Goldman (1953 - 1957)
  • Albert E. Arent (1957 - 1961)
  • Joel D. Wolfson (1961)
  • Richard Lyon (1961 - 1965)
  • Louis C. Grossberg (1965 - 1969)
  • Seymour D. Wolf (1969 - 1972)
  • Dr. Harvey Ammerman (1972 - 1974)
  • Judge William C. Levy (1974 - 1976)
  • Bernard S. White (1976 - 1978)
  • Phyllis Frank (1978 - 1980)
  • Bert Silver (1980 - 1982)
  • Nathan Lewin (1982 - 1984)
  • Helene Karpa (1984 - 1986)
  • Norman Goldstein (1986 - 1988)
  • Stephen H. Gell (1988 - 1990)
  • Marcia Weinberg (1990 - 1992)
  • Jack Serber (1992 - 1994)
  • Judge Peter B. Krauser (1994 - 1996)
  • Elaine Senter (1996 - 1998)
  • Doug Bloomfield (1998 - 2000)
  • Rabbi Jack Luxemburg (2000 - 2002)
  • Sophie Hoffman (2002 - 2004)
  • Andy Stern (2004 - 2006)
  • Susan Weinberg (2006 - 2008)
  • Ronald Glancz (2008 - 2010)
  • Harvey Reiter (2010 - 2012)
  • Joseph Sandler (2012 - 2014)
  • Cookie Hymer Blitz (2014 - 2016)
  • Michael Friedman (2016 - 2018)