BOARD OF TRUSTEES

We are pleased to present our 2020-2021 Board members and thank them for their work and dedication to the Federation and achieving our mission. 

EXECUTIVE COMMITEE MEMBERS

OFFICERS

President Tom Cone

President Elect John Cohen

Vice President Emily Kranz

Vice President Erica Procton

Vice President Jenny Kaiser

Vice President Erin Rosen

Secretary Raffi Simel

Treasurer David Rosenstein

Immediate Past President Sue Simmons

 

Women’s Philanthropy Collective President TBA

Campaign Co-Chair (one-year term) Ron Milstein

Campaign Co-Chair (one-year term) Marissa Milstein

Jewish Family Services Chair Michele Gordon

Jewish Foundation of Greensboro Chair Howard Mezer

Executive Director Marilyn Forman Chandler

TRUSTEES

 

CONGREGATIONAL RABBIS

Temple Emanuel Rabbi Fred Guttman

Beth David Rabbi Joshua Ben-Gideon

Chabad Greensboro Rabbi Yosef Plotkin

 

PAST PRESIDENTS

Mike Berkelhammer

Marc Isaacson

Joel Liebling

Kathy Manning

Susan Robinson

Keith Rosen

Tom Sloan

TRUSTEES AT LARGE

TERM EXPIRES 2021

Caren Appel

Peggy Bernstein 

Rabbi Andrew Koren 

Steve Friedland 

Aaron Strasser 

Fred Siegel 

 

TERM EXPIRES 2022

Gary Bargebuhr

Corie Hampton

Scott Kaplan

Victoria Milstein

Vivian Sheidler

Ron Yardenay

PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS

2020 – 2022

Freddy Robinson

Dana Schleien

Tammi Thurm

EMERITUS BOARD SEATS

Tobee Kaplan, z”l

Leonard Kaplan, z”l

Vice-Chair, Campaign Ron Yardenay (duplicate seat) 

Vice-Chair, Campaign TBA

Immediate Past Co-Chair, Campaign Jessica Wisniewski

Immediate Past Co-Chair, Campaign Raffi Simel

 

JFNA BOARD (ex-officio) 

Kathy Manning (duplicate seat) 

 

JDC (ex-officio) 

Debby Miller

 

PROFESSIONALS (ex-officio without vote)

Head of School, BSDS Susan Siegel

Executive Director, NC Hillel Ari Gauss

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

2020 – 2022

Budget & Allocations Committee David Rosenstein (duplicate seat)

Finance Committee Jon Glazman

Nominating Committee Sue Simmons (duplicate seat)

Personnel Committee David Moff

 

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVES

TO THEGREENSBORO JEWISH FEDERATION (ex-officio)

Beth David Synagogue Mike Nichols

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization Board TBA

B’nai Israel Synagogue (High Point) Lori Brody

B’nai Shalom Day School Brian Ross (until 2022)

Chabad Rabbi Yosef Plotkin (duplicate seat)

Hadassah Arlene Henza

North Carolina Hillel Marissa Milstein (duplicate seat)

Temple Emanuel Amy Epstein

PAST PRESIDENTS

Caesar Cone II*

1940 - 1941

 

Milton Zauber*
1942 - 1943

 

Laura Cone*
1944 - 1945

 

Walter Bernstein*
1946 

 

Charles Pearl*
1947

 

Benjamin Cone Sr.*
1948 - 1955

 

Milton Weinstein*
1956 - 1960

 

Herman Cone Jr.*
1961 - 1967

 

Albert Jacobson
1968 - 1969

 

Lawrence Cohen*
1970 - 1974

 

Harvey Colchamiro
1974 - 1976

 

Robert Lavietes

1976 - 1978

Arthur Cassell*
1978 -
1980

 

Joanne Bluethenthal

1980 - 1982

 

Michael Berkelhammer

1984 - 1986

 

Joel Liebling
1986 - 1988

 

Bernard Gutterman
1988 - 1990

 

Joslin LeBauer
1990 - 1992

 

Tom Sloan
1992 - 1994

 

Sara Lee Saperstein
1994 - 1996

 

James Adelman

1996 - 1998

 

Ron Green
1998 - 2000

Kathy Manning

2000 - 2002

 

Nancy M. Brenner
2002 - 2004

 

Jeffrey R. Medoff
2004 - 2006

 

Frank Brenner
2006 - 2008

 

Gary Fischer
2008 - 2010

 

Susan Robinson
2010 - 2012

 

Stephen Shavitz
2012 - 2014

 

Keith Rosen
2014 - 2016

 

Marc Isaacson
2016 - 2018

 

Sue Simmons
2018 - 2020

TRIAD JEWISH PRESIDENTS

 

Lawrence Cohen*
1972 - 1974

 

Herman Bernard*
1974 - 1976

 

* Of Blessed Memory​

STAFF LEADERSHIP

  • Betsy Gamburg

    Director of Jewish Family Services
    336-852-4829 ext. 225