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College Leadership

Administration

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

 

Board of Governors

Officers

Seth Rosen Chair Larchmont, N.Y. 
Susan Beckerman Vice Chair New York City
Susan Levine Vice Chair Sonoma, Calif.
Carmen Corrales Secretary Maplewood, N.J.
Mark Pinsky Treasurer Philadelphia, Pa.
David Roberts Chair Emeritus St. Louis
Don Shapiro Chair Emeritus Naples, Fla.

Ex Officio

Fred Andes Lay Chair, Joint Israel Commission Chicago, Ill.
Edwin Baum Chair of the Plenum New York City
Micah Fenner Representative, Jewish Reconstructing Camping Corporation San Francisco, Calif.
Tresa Grauer, Ph.D. Vice President for Thriving Communities Wyncote. Pa.
Rabbi James Greene President, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Stafford Springs, Conn.
Chayim Herzig-Marx Kay Chair, Rabbinic Placement Commission Newton, Mass.
Rabbi Vivie Mayer Faculty Representative Elkins Park, Pa.
Shahanna McKinney-Baldon Lay Chair, Tikkun Olam Commission Madison, Wisc.
Michael Mitchell Chair, Movement Growth and Financial Health Commission Toronto
Josh Nelson Student Representative Philadelphia
Marc Overbeck Plenum Steering Committee Representative Salem, Ore.
Rabbi Amber Powers Executive Vice President Abington, Pa.
Dr. Chandra Prescod-Weinstein Lay Chair, Jews of Color and Allies Advisory Group  
Rabbi Isaac Saposnik Executive Director, Havaya Summer Programs Philadelphia
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs Philadelphia
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D. President and CEO Elkins Park, Pa.
Rabbi Elyse Wechterman Executive Director, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Abington, Pa.
Cyd Weissman Vice President for Innovation and Impact Wyncote, Pa.

Members of the Board of Governors

Rabbi Fredi Cooper Wyndmoor, Pa.
Barbara Dolgin New York City
Richard Farber Pacific Palisades, Calif.
William Halpern Darnestown, Md.
Daniel Kaufman West Palm Beach, Fla. and Fredonia, N.Y.
Karen Kolodny New York City
Rabbi David Kominsky Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Rabbi Jessica Lott Chicago
Michael Lurey Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Jonathan Markowitz Evanston, Ill.
Beth Nash Scarsdale, N.Y.
Mark Nussbaum La Jolla, Calif.
David Piver Newtown Square. Pa.
John Riehl Laurel, Md.
Miriam Roland Montreal
Eric Rosenbaum New York City
Arkady Serebryannik Irvine, Calif.
David Sigman New York City
Judith Spatz David, Fla.
Marsha Timmerman Emmaus, Pa.
Rabbi Avi Winokur Haddonfield, N.J.
Rabbi Lina Zerbarini Lynbrook, N.Y.

Honorary Governors

William H. Fern, Ph.D. Westport, Conn.
Daniel Levin Chicago
Aaron Ziegelman New York City

 

Past Presidents

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