JFNA Leadership

Our board members are consummate leaders committed to addressing pressing issues in the Jewish world today, and dedicated to cultivating and sustaining a strong global Jewish community—now and for generations to come.


View a full list of the Board of Trustees of The Jewish Federations of North America.

Richard V. Sandler Chair, Board of Trustees

Cynthia D. Shapira Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Harold Gernsbacher National Campaign Chair

Judy Altenberg Chair, National Women's Philanthropy

Jodi J. Schwartz Treasurer

Sheryl Kimerling Secretary

David T. Brown Chair, Israel and Overseas

David J. Butler Chair, Domestic Policy and Government Affairs

Bryan M. Drowos Co-chair, National Young Leadership

Ronna Schneider Co-chair, National Young Leadership

Andrew Groveman Chair, UIA

Gerrald (Jerry) B. Silverman President and Chief Executive Officer

The JFNA Financial Resources Department has recruited a group of high-level, experienced leaders to serve as a strategic governing body for our activities. This FRD Cabinet, which includes past campaign chairs, city-size representatives and affinity representatives, will help the JFNA FRD Department set our vision and strategy and prioritize our work. View a full list of the FRD Cabinet.