Meet our Board


Associated’s volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of recognized leaders across many areas of expertise. They represent the broad diversity of our community and contribute significant amounts of time, talent and energy to further the mission of the organization.


Debra S. Weinberg
Chair of the Board

Debra S. Weinberg is Chair of the Board of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore. She previously chaired The Associated’s Annual Campaign, Community Planning and Allocations, the Israel and Overseas Committee and the Resource Development Cabinet. Professionally, Debra served as the Executive Director of ACHARAI: The Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Development Institute from 2005-2015. Prior to ACHARAI, she served for 10 years as the Director of The Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center (DFI). Debra is a graduate of the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching certificate program, with particular interests in board development for not-for-profit organizations and leadership development for volunteers and executives. She has also served as the international Chair of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI) and on the Hillel U Board of Advisors. She earned an M.A. in Modern Jewish History from the Baltimore Hebrew University, an M.S.W. from the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work and a certificate in Jewish Communal Service from the Baltimore Institute for Jewish Communal Service (BIJCS). She is the 2015 recipient of the Daniel Thursz Distinguished Jewish Communal Service Award. She is happily married to Joe Weinberg, her high school sweetheart, and they have successfully raised three children – Jenna, Daniela and Ben –  to be “upstanders.”

Beth H. Goldsmith, Chair-Elect
Ronald Attman, Chair, Community Planning and Allocations
Linda A. Hurwitz, Chair, Development
Philip (Pete) E. Sachs, Chair, Development
Harel Turkel, Chair, Marketing
Jessica Bronfein, Chair, Associated Women
Elise Rubenstein, 2020 Women’s Campaign Chair
Robert Russel, Chair, Audit
Fritzi K. Hallock, Treasurer
Bruce S. Hoffberger, President, Associated Jewish Charities
Nina Rosenzwog, Immediate Past Chair, Associated Women


FY20 Directors-At-Large

Lisa Abrams
Lauren Ades
Katie Applefeld
Gary L. Attman
Robert B. Bank
Adam Baumwald
Mark Bearman
Dr. Emile Bendit
Harriet Berg
Jack Billig
Laura Black
Jason A. Blavatt
Julie Blumenfeld
Becky Brenner
Wendy Bronfein
Tom Brown
Liora Brunn
Ralph Brunn
Randi Buergenthal
Bracha Caine
Brett Cohen
Robb Cohen
David Conn
Annette B. Cooper
Joseph A. Cooper
Melissa F. Cordish
Micah Damareck
Maureen Walsh David
Jon Davidov
Richard S. Davison
Rosalee C. Davison
Sarah Davison
Linda S. Elman
Dr. Michael Elman
Juliet Eurich
Steve Fader
Joel Fink
Ronnie Footlick
Bill Fox
Elaine Freeman
Alyson L. Friedman
Hon. Chaya Friedman
Michael Fuld
Ira Gansler
Zachary Garber
Morris Garten
Nancy B. Gertner
Ellen O. Gillette
Lowell R. Glazer
Joanne Gold
Ben Goldberg
Rabbi Menachem Goldberger
Brian Goldman
David Greenberg
Michael Greenebaum
Avi Greenlinger
Doni Greenwald
Nancy Hackerman
Julian Hammond
Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Brad Hecht
Fred Heyman
Tammy Heyman
Martin Himeles, Jr.
Ned Himmelrich
Dan Hirschhorn
Allan T. Hirsh, III
Bruce S. Hoffberger
Dr. Amalia Honick
Cheri Hurwitz
Wendy M. Jachman
Sanford G. Jacobson
Ann H. Kahan
Helene Kahn
Jennifer Kaplan
Alvin Katz
David Katz
Laurence M. Katz
Robert Keehn
Yossi Kelemer
Clara L. Klein
Daniel J. Klein
Stephen Knable
David Kramer
David Kuntz
Herschel Langenthal
Judith M. Langenthal
Michele Lax
Lainy LeBow-Sachs

Douglas M. Lederman
Suzanne Levin-Lapides
Dr. Stuart Levine
Morton Libov
Sue Glick Liebman
Janet B. Livingston
Ira Malis
Michelle (Shelly) Malis
Aaron Max
Elizabeth (Buffy) Minkin
Will Minkin
Judy Morrison
Elizabeth K. Moser
Yehuda Neuberger
Ricka Neuman
Patricia R. Neumann
Ira Papel
Rob Paymer
P.J. Pearlstone
Melissa Peters
Ellen Plant
Larry Plant
Tammie S. Plant
Pam Platt
Susan Flax Posner
Isaac Pretter
Nancy Kohn Rabin
Andrew Razumovsky
Jason Reitberger
Jimmy Ries
Scott Rifkin
Jeff Rosen
Samuel I. Rosenberg
Howard Rosenbloom
Nina Rosenzwog
Barbara Roswell
Jeff Rubin
Beryl Sachs
Lynn B. Sassin
Annette G. Saxon
Michael Saxon
Stuart M. Schabes
J. M. Schapiro
Laury G. Scharff
Jeffrey H. Scherr
Yanky Schorr
Rabbi Steven Schwartz
Clair Zamoiski Segal
David B. Shapiro
Sandy Shapiro
Richard Shatzkin
Lee Sheller
Lee Sherman
John Shmerler
Joy Sibel
Steven J. Sibel
Rachael Simon
Karen Singer
Rachel Steinberg-Warschawski
Leonard Stoler
Roslyn Stoler
Todd Tilson
Vladimir Volinsky
Dr. Paul Volosov
Martha Weiman
Peretz A. Wertenteil
Robert M. Wertheimer
Mitchell Whiteman
Terry Willner
Jerry Wolasky
Saadya Zakheim
Donald (Duke) L. Zimmerman
Morry A. Zolet

LIFE MEMBERS
Jimmy Berg
Genine Macks Fidler
Howard E. Friedman
Benjamin K. Greenwald
Barbara L. Himmelrich
Samuel K. Himmelrich
Linda A. Hurwitz
Jonathan W. Kolker
Benjamin Kuntz
Mark D. Neumann
Bruce Sholk

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