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Our Board

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If you haven’t yet received your password to these sections, please contact the executive assistant at EA@JFedSTL.org or 314-442-3802.

 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has moral and legal responsibility for direction, management and control of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Officers

Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Harvey Wallace, Immediate Past Board Chair
Tim Stern, Vice Chair, Campaign
Les Sterman, Vice Chair, Strategic Planning
Greg Yawitz, Vice Chair, Planning & Allocations
Bob Newmark, Vice Chair, Endowments & Planned Giving
Mark Zorensky, Treasurer
Emily Stein MacDonald, Vice Chair At-Large, Secretary

At-Large Directors

Katherine Green Bruckel
Betsy G. Dennis
Patricia F. Croughan
JJ Flotken
Susan K. Goldberg
John Greenberg
Stephanie L. Gross
Gianna Jacobson
Ken Kranzberg
Michael Lefton
Michael Litwack
Ruth Raskas
Donn Rubin
Michael Staenberg
Rabbi Susan Talve
Toby Warticovschi
Hank Webber

Ex-Officio Directors

Douglas Baron (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Building a Vibrant Jewish St. Louis Subcommittee)
Burt Garland (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Enhancing St. Louis’ Attachment to Israel Subcommittee)
Sherry Shuman (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Israel and Overseas Initiatives Subcommittee)
Sue Schlichter (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Supporting Local Individuals in Need Subcommittee)
Bonnie Solomon (Chair, Women’s Philanthropy)

Board of Trustees

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Board of Trustees is a community board. All Officers and Directors listed above are members of the Board of Trustees.

The following groups are also members of the Board of Trustees:

At-Large Elected Trustees

Lisa Graivier Barnes
David Belsky
Amy Bender-Levy
Stuart Block
Evan Buxner
Ben Cherry
Jason Cohen
Charles Deutsch
Alan Fine
Sue Fischlowitz
Phil Frischer
Gary Godwin
Susan Godwin
Alexandra Goldsmith
David Kaslow
Audrey Katcher
Galia Movitz
Rabbi Hershey Novack
Gerald Padawer
Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg
Craig Rosenthal
Victoria Singer
Greg Siwak
Todd Siwak
Bradley Snitzer
Karen Suroff
John Wallach
Josh Wallach
Jane Roodman Weiss

Ex-Officio Trustees

The following groups serve as Ex-Officio Trustees:

Council of Life Members

Ilse Altman
Terry Bloomberg
Lee Bohm
Paul Cahn
Patricia F. Croughan*
Julian Edison (Of Blessed Memory)
Alyn Essman* (Of Blessed Memory)
Marilyn Essman (Of Blessed Memory)
Marilyn Fox
Harris Frank*
Henrietta Freedman
Thomas Green* (Of Blessed Memory)
Sheila Greenbaum*
Siegmund Halpern* (Of Blessed Memory)
Harvey Harris*
Terry and Harvey Hieken
Mont Levy*
Leslie Litwack
Michael Litwack*
Lynn Lyss
Robert Millstone*
Sanford Neuman*
Michael Newmark*
Heschel Raskas*
Barry Rosenberg
Jay Sarver*
Alvin Siteman
Nancy Siwak*
Richard Stein
Morris Sterneck*
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman
Harvey N. Wallace*
*Past Board Chair

Current Agency Board Chairs

Dov Axelbaum (Esther Miller Bais Yaakov High School)
Jim Deutsch (Covenant Place)
Steve Gallant (St. Louis Jewish Light)
Barbara Green (Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School)
Steve Green (Jewish Family & Children Services)
John Kalishman (Jewish Community Relations Council)
Felicia Malter (Jewish Community Center)
Howard Oppenheimer (Yeshivat Kadimah High School)
Torah Prep School
Joanna Trachtenberg (Mizzou Hillel)
Melanie Winograd (Epstein Hebrew Academy)
Lawrence B. Wittels (WashU Hillel)

Federation Committee Chairs (not serving as Directors)

Ronnie Brockman (Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library)
Jonathan Deutsch (Millstone Institute)
Cathy Goldsticker (Audit Committee)
Myrna Meyer (Holocaust Museum & Learning Center)
Joel Portman (Young Professionals Division)

Rabbinical Association Representatives

Rabbi Michael Alper (Association of Reform Rabbis)
Rabbi Noah Arnow (St. Louis Rabbinical Association)
Rabbi Micah Buck- Yael (Conservative Rabbinical Association)
Rabbi Yosef Landa (Orthodox Rabbinical Council)

High School and College Student Representatives

Rachel Boxer (Washington University in St. Louis)
Zakai Rose (Whitfield School)
Zoe Rosenberg (Parkway Central High School)
Randi Velick (Maryville University)

Note: All Chief Executive Officers of our Beneficiary Agencies, in addition to the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library and Holocaust Museum & Learning Center, are invited to attend each meeting of the Board of Trustees.