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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 Chicago, Ill. Lay Chair, Joint Israel Commission
Edwin Baum New York City Chair of the Plenum
Carmen Corrales Maplewood, N.J. Lay Chair, Jews of Color and Allies Advisory Committee
Tresa Grauer, Ph.D. Wyncote, Pa. Vice President for Thriving Communities
Rabbi Vivie Mayer Elkins Park, Pa. Faculty Representative
Shahanna McKinney-Baldon Madison, Wisc. Lay Chair, Tikkun Olam Commission
Marc Overbeck Salem, Ore. Plenum Steering Committee Representative
Rabbi Amber Powers Abington, Pa. Executive Vice President
Rabbi Isaac Saposnik Philadelphia Executive Director, Havaya Summer Programs
Judith Spatz Davie, Fla. Representative, Jewish Reconstructionist Camping Corporation
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D. Philadelphia Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rabbi Elliott Tepperman Montclair, N.J. President, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D. Elkins Park, Pa. President and CEO
Lonnie Kleinman Philadelphia Student Representative
Rabbi Elyse Wechterman Abington, Pa. Executive Director, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association
Cyd Weissman Wyncote, Pa. Vice President for Engagement and Innovation

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.
Carol Baer Mott Potomac, Md.
Beth Nash Scarsdale, N.Y.
Mark Nussbaum La Jolla, Calif.
David Piver Newtown Square. Pa.
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. Pacific Palisades, Calif.
John Riehl Laurel, Md.
Miriam Roland Montreal
Eric Rosenbaum New York City
Arkady Serebryannik Irvine, Calif.
David Sigman New York City
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