Meet Our Trustees

Over 370 women are Trustees of the Jewish Women's Foundation, including 50 multigenerational families. Get to know a few of the forward-thinking women who sit at our philanthropic table!

Our Leadership

2019-2020 Steering Committee

JWF's Steering Committee members set the strategic agenda for the Foundation and evaluate the effectiveness of our grantmaking process.


Sheri Hokin

JWF Chair

Nancy Kohn

Immediate Past Chair

Annette Lidawer

Grants Chair

Shari Slavin

Immediate Past Grants Chair

Laurie Baskin

Leadership & Resource Development Chair

Debbie Marcus

Evaluation Chair

Beth Shapiro Kopin

JUF Investment Advisory Council Representative

Susan Rifas

Advocacy & Outreach Chair

Andi Srulovitz

Program Chair

Katie Berger

Economic Security & Legal Reform for Women & Girls Chair

Jackie Casey

Education & Leadership Development for Women & Girls Chair

Stephanie Smerling

Health & Well Being for Women & Girls Chair

Ellen Saks Goldberg

Multigenerational Representative

Alona Anspach

Chair Appointee

Debby Karton

At-Large Member

Nancy Krent

At-Large Member

Debbie Oberman

At-Large Member

Judy Share

At-Large Member

Tracy Madansky

At-Large Member

Sara Wolkenfeld

At-Large Member

Trustee Highlights

To demonstrate the value of each unique voice and perspective within our diverse organization, it is our pleasure to share articles highlighting some of our Trustees.

Marianne and Stuart Taussig

Marianne Taussig

A Lifetime of Service: Meet JWF Trustee Marianne Taussig

Read about Marianne

Marilyn Cohen

Marilyn Cohen

For Founding JWF Multigenerational Trustee Marilyn Cohen, It's About Giving Back

Read about Marilyn