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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 or 314-442-3802.


Board of Directors


Board Chair: Greg Yawitz
Immediate Past Chair: Gerald P. Greiman
Vice Chair At-Large: Carol Staenberg
Vice Chair of Communications: Susan K. Goldberg
Vice Chair of Community Impact: Craig Rosenthal
Vice Chair of Community Leadership and Engagement: Jonathan Deutsch
Vice Chair of Development: John Greenberg
Vice Chair of Governance and Board Enrichment: Robert Newmark
Vice Chair of Finance/Treasurer: Cathy Goldsticker


At-Large Directors

Shira Berkowitz
Ben Cherry
Jim Deutsch
Dan Friedman
Burt Garland
Stephanie L. Gross
Neil Jaffe
Michael Litwack
Emily Stein MacDonald
Felicia Malter
Dalia Oppenheimer
Joe Pereles
Aviva Raskas
Donn Rubin
Sue Schlichter
Sherry Shuman
Vicki Singer
Tim Stern
Rob Wasserman
Toby Warticovschi
Melanie Winograd
Leslie Yoffie
Rabbinic Representative: Rabbi Carnie Rose
Second Immediate Past Chair: Harvey N. Wallace


Council of Life

The Council of Life includes all past Board Chairs and other specially elected long term, distinguished community leaders.

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