Officers & Board

Executive Committee

Thorn Pozen President

Bob Budoff Vice President

Galia Messika Greenberg Vice President and Israel Commission Co-Chair, JCRC of Greater Washington

Behnam Dayanim Vice President

Albert Bloomfield Treasurer

Stefanie Sanders Levy Finance Secretary

Janis Schiff Recording Secretary

Ron Paul, M.D. Immediate Past President

Ron Halber (rhalber@jcouncil.org) Executive Director

Guila Franklin Siegel (gfsiegel@jcouncil.org) Associate Director


Board of Directors

  • Robert Barkin
  • Ira Bartfield
  • Ellen Blalock
  • A.J. Campbell
  • Jay Feldman
  • Judith Fogel
  • Steven Gale
  • Marion Goldberg
  • Richard Goldstein
  • Erwin Groner
  • Peter Haas
  • Susan Jerison
  • Mark Kahan
  • Mark Kramer
  • Francesca Kritz
  • Daphne Lazar-Price
  • Saradona Lefkowitz
  • Stuart Lessans
  • Matthew Mandel
  • Robert Margolis
  • Christopher McCannell
  • Beth A. Mitchell
  • Barry Perlis
  • Rabbi Gary Pokras
  • H. Mark Rabin
  • Thomas Riesenberg
  • Todd Rosenberg
  • Jonathan Sachs
  • Alan Schulman
  • Marla Schulman 
  • Marcy Schwab
  • Steve Schwartz
  • Robert Shapiro
  • Johnny Shuchart
  • Bobbi Shulman
  • James Sturim
  • Rabbi Neil Tow
  • June Trone
  • Ezra Weinblatt
  • David L. Weiss
  • Jerry Weiss
  • 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)
  • Samuel Kaplan (2018 - 2020)