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Board of Directors
Harvey N. Wallace
Vice Chair, Endowments & Planned Giving
Patricia F. Croughan
Immediate Past Chair
Vice Chair, Finance/Treasurer
Vice Chair, Planning & Allocations
Gerry P. Greiman
Vice Chair, Strategic Planning
Vice Chair, Campaign
Board of Trustees
Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Board of Trustees is a community board comprised of the following different leadership groups.
Board of Directors
Katherine Green Bruckel
Betsey G. Dennis
Susan K. Goldberg
Emily Stein MacDonald
Michelle Rubin* (Women’s Philanthropy)
Les Sterman * (Government Relations Office for Missouri Jewish Federations)
Rabbi Susan Talve
At-Large Elected Members
Lisa Graivier Barnes
Rabbi Hershey Novack
Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg
Jane Roodman Weiss
Council of Life Members
Alyn Essman* (Of Blessed Memory)
Marilyn Essman (Of Blessed Memory)
Siegmund Halpern* (Of Blessed Memory)
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman
*Past Board Chair
Current Agency Board Chairs
Stephen Arnstein (Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School)
Dov Axelbaum (Esther Miller Bais Yaakov High School)
James Fendelman (Yeshivat Kadimah High School)
Steve Goldenberg (Jewish Community Center)
Yosef Howley (Torah Prep School)
Daniel Lefton (Epstein Hebrew Academy)
Scott Malin (Covenant Place)
Enid Schatz (Mizzou Hillel)
Karen Suroff (Jewish Family & Children Services)
Jane Tzinberg Rubin (St. Louis Jewish Light)
Lawrence Wittels (WashU Hillel)
Federation Committee Chairs (not serving as directors)
Ronnie Brockman (Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library)
Paul Flotken (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 Jim Bennet (St. Louis Rabbinical Association)
Rabbi Micah Buck- Yael (Conservative Rabbinical Association)
Rabbi Yosef Landa (Orthodox Rabbinical Council)
High School and College Student Representatives
None at this time.
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.