Our Leadership

We are pleased to present our 2016-2017 Board of Directors and thank them for their work and dedication to the Memphis Jewish community.

Jewish Community Partners Executive Committee and Officers:

Chair, JCP

Gary Kaplan


Cindy Finestone

Immediate Past Chairs JFOM & MJF

Sandy Blockman and Lee Harkavy


Michael D. Kaplan

Chair Appointee

Pace Cooper

JFOM Chair

Ken Steinberg

MJF Chair

Michael Greenberg


Jewish Community Partners Vice Chairs:


Financial Resource Development
Finance and Operations
Community Impact          
Israel and Overseas
Young Adult Division

Molly Wexler and Anthony Morrison
Charles Jalenak
Jill Shanker and Craig Weiss
Scott Vogel
Scott Notowich
Lisa Barden and Aviva Freiden   


Jewish Community Partners Board Members:

Lisa Barden
Sandy Blockman
Sam Chafetz
David Cooper
Pace Cooper
Cindy Finestone
Mark Fogelman
Aviva Freiden​
Jonathan Frisch
Michael Greenberg
Mimi Grossman
Lee Harkavy
Charles Jalenak
Michael Kaplan
Gary Kaplan
Debbie Lazarov
Steve Leib
Ira Lipsey
Alla Olswanger Lubin
Diane Mendelson
Anthony Morrison
Hal Newburger
Scott Notowich
Billie Pierce
Jason Salomon
Jill Shanker
Ken Steinberg
Andie Uiberall  
Scott Vogel
Craig Weiss
Molly Wexler       

Memphis Jewish Federation Board of Directors:

Chair, Michael Greenberg
Secretary/Treasurer, Cindy Finestone
Immediate Past Chair, Lee Harkavy

Charles Jalenak
Julie Klein
Lester Lit
Scott Notowich
Jimmy Ringel
Irvin Skopp​

Jewish Foundation of Memphis Board of Directors:

Chair, Ken Steinberg
Secretary/Tresurer, Cindy Finestone
Immediate Past Chair, Sandy Blockman

Ron Belz
Stanley Bilsky
Pace Cooper
Hal Fogelman
Charles Jalenak
Diane Mendelson
Rudi Scheidt, Sr.
Irvin Serenco
Jerry Sklar

Partner Agency Appointees for Foundation:

Dot Bilsky, Beth Sholom
Sam Chafetz, Memphis Jewish Federation
Julie Levy, ASBEE
Alla Olswanger Lubin, Bornblum Jewish Community School
Gary Makowsky, MJCC
Wendy Rotter, Temple Israel
Judy Royal, Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
Elaine Wagner Skopp, Baron Hirsch
Dena Wruble, Margolin Hebrew Academy