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Board of Trustees

Who We Are

JCF Board of Trustees

The Jewish Community Foundation is successful thanks to the generosity of its donors, the professionalism of its staff and the commitment of its volunteers. The JCF brings together members of the community who volunteer their time and talents by serving on a variety of committees, which oversee the activities of the Foundation. Committees include Administrative, Audit, Development, Executive, Gift Acceptance, Grants, Investment, Marketing and Nominating.

The Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees & Staff
The Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees & Staff


Alice Jacks Achtenberg, President
Edward J. Goldstein, Vice President
David R. Goodman, Vice President
James M. Klein, Vice President
Frank W. Lipsman, First Vice President
Linda B. Lyon, Vice President
Alana R. Muller, Vice President
Robert V. Palan, Treasurer
Irvin V. Belzer, Immediate Past President
Lauren Mattleman Hoopes, Executive Director & Secretary
Helene Lotman, Assistant Secretary


Jeffrey S. Alpert
Fay Balk
Victor A. Bergman
Sandi Fried
Martha Gershun
Paul Greenwood
Joseph L. Hiersteiner
Susan Himmelstein
Lynn Intrater
Pamela Kanter
Stephanie Kavanaugh
Stewart S. Koesten
Peter S. Levi
Michael Liss
Karen A. Loggia
Lon J. Lowenstein
Jeffrey Mallin
Amanda Morgan, ex-officio
Lara Krigel Pabst
Scott B. Picker
Carol Porter
Brian M. Scharf
David N. Sosland
Catherine D. Singer
Gary Weinberg
Annie Wishna

Life Trustees

Irvin V. Belzer
Merilyn Berenbom
Stanley J. Bushman
Ronald W. Goldsmith*
Ward A. Katz
William B. Lowenstein
Karen D. Pack
Michael A. Schultz
L. Joshua Sosland
Stanford A. Zeldin

*of blessed memory

Committee Chairs

Administrative Committee - Edward J. Goldstein
Audit Committee - Scott B. Picker
Executive Committee - Alice Jacks Achtenberg
Grants Committee - Linda B. Lyon
Gift Acceptance Committee - Victor A. Bergman
Investment Committee - David R. Goodman
Marketing Committee - Martha Gershun
Nominating Committee - Irvin V. Belzer
Program Committee - Merilyn Berenbom