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Administration

Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D.President and CEO
Rabbi Amber PowersExecutive Vice President
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D.Vice President for Academic Affairs
Cyd WeissmanVice President for Engagement and Innovation
Tresa Grauer, Ph.D.Vice President for Thriving Communities

 

Board of Governors

Officers

Seth RosenChairLarchmont, N.Y. 
Susan BeckermanVice ChairNew York City
Susan LevineVice ChairSonoma, Calif.
Carmen CorralesSecretaryMaplewood, N.J.
Mark PinskyTreasurerPhiladelphia, Pa.
David RobertsChair EmeritusSt. Louis
Don ShapiroChair EmeritusNaples, Fla.

Ex Officio

Fred AndesLay Chair, Joint Israel CommissionChicago, Ill.
Edwin BaumChair of the PlenumNew York City
Micah FennerRepresentative, Jewish Reconstructing Camping CorporationSan Francisco, Calif.
Tresa Grauer, Ph.D.Vice President for Thriving CommunitiesWyncote. Pa.
Rabbi James GreenePresident, Reconstructionist Rabbinical AssociationStafford Springs, Conn.
Chayim Herzig-MarxKay Chair, Rabbinic Placement CommissionNewton, Mass.
Rabbi Vivie MayerFaculty RepresentativeElkins Park, Pa.
Shahanna McKinney-BaldonLay Chair, Tikkun Olam CommissionMadison, Wisc.
Michael MitchellChair, Movement Growth and Financial Health CommissionToronto
Josh NelsonStudent RepresentativePhiladelphia
Marc OverbeckPlenum Steering Committee RepresentativeSalem, Ore.
Rabbi Amber PowersExecutive Vice PresidentAbington, Pa.
Dr. Chandra Prescod-WeinsteinLay Chair, Jews of Color and Allies Advisory Group 
Rabbi Isaac SaposnikExecutive Director, Havaya Summer ProgramsPhiladelphia
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D.Vice President for Academic AffairsPhiladelphia
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D.President and CEOElkins Park, Pa.
Rabbi Elyse WechtermanExecutive Director, Reconstructionist Rabbinical AssociationAbington, Pa.
Cyd WeissmanVice President for Innovation and ImpactWyncote, Pa.

Members of the Board of Governors

Rabbi Fredi CooperWyndmoor, Pa.
Barbara DolginNew York City
Richard FarberPacific Palisades, Calif.
William HalpernDarnestown, Md.
Daniel KaufmanWest Palm Beach, Fla. and Fredonia, N.Y.
Karen KolodnyNew York City
Rabbi David KominskyPlattsburgh, N.Y.
Rabbi Jessica LottChicago
Michael LureyPacific Palisades, Calif.
Jonathan MarkowitzEvanston, Ill.
Beth NashScarsdale, N.Y.
Mark NussbaumLa Jolla, Calif.
David PiverNewtown Square. Pa.
John RiehlLaurel, Md.
Miriam RolandMontreal
Eric RosenbaumNew York City
Arkady SerebryannikIrvine, Calif.
David SigmanNew York City
Judith SpatzDavid, Fla.
Marsha TimmermanEmmaus, Pa.
Rabbi Avi WinokurHaddonfield, N.J.
Rabbi Lina ZerbariniLynbrook, N.Y.

Honorary Governors

William H. Fern, Ph.D.Westport, Conn.
Daniel LevinChicago
Aaron ZiegelmanNew York City

Past Presidents

Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, ‘89President, 2002-2013
Rabbi David A. Teutsch, Ph.D.President, 1993-2002
Rabbi Arthur Green, Ph.D.President, 1987-1993
Rabbi Ira Silverman, z”lPresident, 1981-1986
Rabbi Ira Eisenstein, Ph.D., z”lCollege Founder and President, 1968-1981

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