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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.

Leaders of the Jewish Community Foundation, our Board of Trustees
Leaders of the Jewish Community Foundation, our Board of Trustees


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


Michael Abrams, ex-officio
Jeffrey S. Alpert
Lewis A. Berey
Victor A. Bergman
Gary H. Cortes
Sandi Fried
Martha Gershun
Sharon Greenwood
Joseph L. Hiersteiner
Susan Himmelstein
Lynn Intrater
Pamela Kanter
Marcia Karbank
Stewart S. Koesten
Brad Koffman
Polly Kramer
Peter S. Levi
Lon J. Lowenstein
Jeffrey Mallin
Lara Krigel Pabst
David M. Porter
Brian M. Scharf
Tracy E. Shafton
Gary Weinberg
Annie Wishna

Life Trustees

Merilyn Berenbom
Stanley J. Bushman
Ronald W. Goldsmith
Ward A. Katz
William B. Lowenstein
Karen D. Pack
Michael A. Schultz
L. Joshua Sosland
Morton I. Sosland
Joel D. Vile*
Stanford A. Zeldin

*of blessed memory

Committee Chairs

Administrative Committee - Edward J. Goldstein
Audit Committee - David R. Goodman
Create a Jewish Legacy Committee - Gary H. Cortes
Executive Committee - Irvin V. Belzer
Grants Committee - Frank W. Lipsman
Gift Acceptance Committee - Victor A. Bergman
Investment Committee - James M. Klein
Marketing Committee - Alice Jacks Achtenberg
Nominating Committee - L. Joshua Sosland