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Our Board

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

Are you a member of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis Board?

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 Trustees

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Board of Trustees is a community board comprised of the following different leadership groups:

 

Officers (Board of Directors)

Harvey N. Wallace

Harvey N. Wallace

Board Chair

David Kaslow

David Kaslow

Vice Chair, Endowments & Planned Giving

Ken Kranzberg

Ken Kranzberg

At-Large Secretary

Patricia F. Croughan

Patricia F. Croughan

Immediate Past Chair

Mark Zorensky

Mark Zorensky

Vice Chair, Finance/Treasurer

Sue Schlichter

Sue Schlichter

Vice Chair, Planning & Allocations

Gerry P. Greiman

Gerry P. Greiman

Vice Chair, Strategic Planning

Tim Stern

Tim Stern

Vice Chair, Campaign

At-Large Directors

Katherine Green Bruckel
Betsey G. Dennis
JJ Flotken
Susan K. Goldberg
Sheila Greenbaum
John Greenberg
Brad Gross
Gianna Jacobson
Michael Lefton
Michael Litwack
Emily Stein MacDonald
Robert Newmark
Ruth Raskas
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)
Michelle Rubin (Chair, Women’s Philanthropy)
Sherry Shuman (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Israel and Overseas Initiatives Subcommittee)
Les Sterman (Chair, Planning & Allocation’s Supporting Local Individuals in Need Subcommittee)

At-Large Elected Trustees

Lisa Graivier Barnes
David Belsky
Amy Bender-Levy
Stuart Block
Evan Buxner
Paul Cahn
Ben Cherry
Jason Cohen
Charles Deutsch
Alan Fine
Phil Frischer
Susan Godwin
Alexandra Goldsmith
Richard Goldstein
Nancy Green
Stephanie Gross
John Kalishman
Audrey Katcher
Milton Movitz
Rabbi Hershey Novack
Gerald Padawer
Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg
Donn Rubin
Pam Rubin
Victoria Singer
Bradley Snitzer
William Solomon
Nadine Spitz
John Wallach
Josh Wallach
Jane Roodman Weiss
Sherry Wolff

Ex-Officio Trustees

Council of Life Members

Ilse Altman
Terry Bloomberg
Lee Bohm
Julian Edison
Alyn Essman* (Of Blessed Memory)
Marilyn Essman (Of Blessed Memory)
Marilyn Fox
Harris Frank*
Henrietta Freedman
Thomas Green*
Sheila Greenbaum*
Siegmund Halpern* (Of Blessed Memory)
Harvey Harris*
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

*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.