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Greater Miami Jewish Federation

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Greater Miami Jewish Federation

2016/2017 Board Members

Officers

Chair of the Board — Amy N. Dean

Immediate Past Chair — Robert G. Berrin

General Campaign Chair — Jeffrey Scheck

Vice Chairs

Paul Berkowitz
Mojdeh Khaghan Danial
Michelle S. Diener
Isaac K. Fisher
Steven Gretenstein
Laura P. Koffsky
Sidney M. Pertnoy
Sheree Savar
Jeffrey Scheck
Lily Serviansky
Hedy K. Whitebook
Ray Ellen Yarkin
Richard Yulman

Secretary — Robin Jacobs

Associate Secretary — Jacob Serfati

Treasurer — Elise Scheck Bonwitt

Associate Treasurer — Matthew L. Adler

Chief Development Officer — Jeffrey Y. Levin

President and Chief Executive Officer — Jacob Solomon
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Executive Vice President Emeritus — Myron J. “Mike” Brodie

Board Members

Jonathan Awner
Terri Bachow
Scott Baena
Michelle Ben-Aviv
Ariel Bentata
Fran F. Berrin
Andrew Blank
Donna R. Blaustein
Alex Blavatnik
Noah Breakstone
Steven J. Brodie
Melissa Buckner
Michael Budwick
Adam Carlin
Rebeca Delaster
Nily Falic
Elisabeth Frank
Elinor Ganz
Lisa Goldstein
Alex Halberstein
Daniel Halberstein
Ian Kaplan
Arnaud Karsenti
Clarita Kassin
Ruben Kloda
Mark Kravitz
Paul Kruss
Joel Levy
Nathan Lewinger
Diane Lieberman
Nancy Lipoff
Adam Lustig
Steven Messing
Dr. Mark Oren
Ellen Rose
Shana Lewinger Russo
Noreen Sablotsky
Lawrence Schantz
Linda Schechter
Raquel Scheck
Steven Scheck
Elizabeth Schwartz
Morrie Siegel
Michael Simkins
Jerry Sokol
Tracey Spiegelman
Michael Tabacinic
Elise Udelson
Steven Wagner
Debra Braman Wechsler
Stanley Weinstein
Robert Werner
Jorge Woldenberg
Gary Yarus




Life Members of the Board of Directors

Bunny Adler
Michael M. Adler*
L. Jules Arkin*
Saby Behar*
Robert G. Berrin*
Brian L. Bilzin*
Norman Braman*
George Feldenkreis
Mikki Futernick
Gary Gerson
Barbara Black Goldfarb*
Ezra Katz*
Steven J. Kravitz*
Donald E. Lefton*
William Lehman*
Harry A. “Hap” Levy*
Norman H. Lipoff*
Isaac Olemberg
Nedra Oren*
Aaron S. Podhurst*
Gloria Scharlin
Michael Scheck*
Maxine E. Schwartz
Harry B. Smith*
Robert H. Traurig
Norma Kipnis Wilson
Isaac Zelcer*


Appointed by the Chair of the Board

Leonard Abess
Daniel Ades
Robyn C. Fisher
Robert C. Gilbert
Evelyn Katz
Dr. Bruce Kohrman
Israel Lapciuc
Marc A. Levin
Ellen Mandler
Gail Meyers
Dorothy Podhurst
Dr. Joel Sandberg
David Scharlin
Hannah Shear
Dr. Joseph Singer
Howard Wolofsky
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig


Standing Committees

Administrative- Paul Berkowitz
Agency Support- Edward Beiner, Amy Berger Chafetz
Audit- John Sumberg
Building Operations- Steven Hurwitz
Bylaws & Governance- Rep. Elaine Bloom
Campaign Cabinet- Jeffrey Scheck
Communications & Marketing- Janice Lipton
Executive Evaluation & Compensation- Amy N. Dean
Federation/Synagogue Relations- Rabbi Jonathan Berkun, Robert Hertzberg
Financial Management- Steven Gretenstein
The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation- Lily Serviansky
Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach- Andrew C. Hall
Human Resource Development- Regina Zelonker
Investment- John M. Bussel
Israel and Overseas- Laura P. Koffsky
Israel Programs- Diane Lipson Schilit
Jewish Community Relations Council- Shelley Niceley Groff
Jewish Volunteer Center- Tobi Ash
Miami Beach Branch Board- Mytyl Simancas-Bister
Mishkan Miami of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation- Joy Spill
Nominating- Brian Bilzin
North Dade/Aventura Branch Board- Lourdes Gabriela Suarez
Philanthropic Initiatives- Barbara Black Goldfarb
Planning & Distribution- Mojdeh Khaghan Danial
Pledge Redemption- Barry Gurland
South Dade Branch Board- Ryan Bailine
The Network- Larry Bassuk, Michael S. Wagner
Women’s Philanthropy Board- Sheree Savar


As required in Bylaws

Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education- Barbara Black Goldfarb
Dave and Mary Alper JCC on The Jay Morton-Levinthal Campus- Josh Rader
Florida Hillel Student Representative- Harry Kroll
Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC
on the Simkins Family Campus
- Jay Abramowitz
High School Student Representative- Michael Seidl
International Division Representative- Mauricio Sion
Jewish Community Services of South Florida- Dr. Helen Chaset
Jewish Federation Housing
of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation
- Martin B. Goodman
Miami Beach Campaign Chair- Scott Wagner
Miami Jewish Health Systems- Alfred Katzin
Miami Representatives to
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
- Richard N. Bernstein, Murray Laulicht, Helene Berger
Miami Representatives to
The Jewish Agency for Israel
- Saby Behar, Richard N. Bernstein
Miami Representatives to The Jewish Federations of North America- Saby Behar, Julie Bercow, Richard N. Bernstein, Robert G. Berrin, Brian Bilzin, Amy Berger Chafetz, Amy. N. Dean, Sheree Savar, Steven Scheck
Miami Representative to The United Israel Appeal- Richard N. Bernstein, Larry Joseph, Norman Lipoff
Michael-Ann Russell JCC on the Sanford L. Ziff Campus- Fanny Hanono
Mount Sinai Medical Center- Wayne Chaplin
North Dade/Aventura Campaign Chair- TBD
Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami- Rabbi Edwin Farber
South Dade Campaign Chair- Andrew Wolf
Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Chair- Sara Bejar

* Past President/Past Chair

The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen
Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

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