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Who We
Are JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL

JCRC Bay Area is the largest collective voice of the Jewish community across San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. We advocate for Jews to be able to live their own authentic Jewish lives and believe that by working together with other communities, the full vibrancy and diversity of Jewish identity will be embraced and celebrated. We mobilize Bay Area Jews and our allies to counter antisemitism and rising hate, advance social justice, strengthen civic engagement, and ensure a combined response to critical issues we all face.

Find out more about our 75-year pursuit of a more just world where all people thrive.

JCRC history

Originally the “Jewish Survey Committee,” JCRC Bay Area started in the 1930s to respond to the growing plight to European Jewry and the need for local advocacy. JCRC was formally established in 1948 to safeguard the conditions under which Jews, individually and commu…

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Our Team

Meet our team of bright, passionate and dedicated professionals who infuse their work with a fierce desire to create a better future for our community, our region and our world.
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Tyler Gregory
Chief Executive Officer
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Julia Abramson
Community Organizer
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Tanya Avrutin
Director of Finance and Administration
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Briton Camphouse
Director of Development
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Hallie Baron
Chief Operating Officer
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Carole-Anne Elliott
Grants Manager and Writer
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Nieema Galloway
JCL Program and Communications Manager
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Olivia Gregory
Salesforce Administrator
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Rebecca Goodman
Director of Jewish Community Engagement
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Joshua Jaffe
Digital Marketing and Communications Associate
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Corinne Jaffe-Gelman
JCL Senior Program Manager
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Macy Khangura
JCL East Bay Program Associate
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Adriana Lombard
Director of Public Education
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Carlos Martinez
Programs and Operations Assistant
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Jonathan Mintzer
Director of External Relations
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Lisa Peckler
Director of Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL)
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Jeremy Russell
Director of Marketing and Communications
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Elina Sterkina
Staff Accountant
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Karen Stiller
Senior Director of Jewish Affairs
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Jessica Trubowitch
Director of Policy and Partnerships
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Serena Zhen
Development Program Associate

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Board of Directors

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Executive commitee
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Jennifer Wolfe
President
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Jan Reicher
Vice President/President Elect
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Christina Jefferson M.S., HRM
Vice President
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William Schwartz
Vice President
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Sandi Bragar
Treasurer
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Karen Kronick
Secretary/Development Committee Chair
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Paul Resnick
Immediate Past President

Members of the Board

Rachel Einstein-Sim
Federation Fellow
Laurie Beijen
At-Large
Russell Cohen
At-Large
Laurie Earp
At-Large
Bruce Fisher
At-Large
Col. Peter Gleichenhaus
At-Large
Natasha Kehimkar
At-Large
David Newman
Public Policy Committee Chair
Michael G. Pappas
At-Large
Joshua Reynolds
Development Committee Vice Chair
Emily Scheinman
At-Large
Karen Schiller
At-Large
Sue Ann Schiff
At-Large
Roselyne (Cissie) Swig
At-Large
Neil Tuch
At-Large
Peter Yolles
At-Large
Greg Zale
At-Large

Past Presidents

Ruvim Braude, San Francisco, CA
Andrew Colvin, San Francisco, CA
Cheryl Feiner, San Francisco, CA
Rosalind Franklin, Fairfax, CA
Joyce Friedman, San Francisco, CA
Michael Futterman, Larkspur, CA
Jerilyn Gelt, San Francisco, CA
Daniel Grossman, San Francisco, CA
Michael Jacobs, Tiburon, CA
Richard Kaplan, San Francisco, CA
Ephraim Margolin, San Francisco, CA
Paul Resnick, Mountain View, CA
Marty Schenker, San Francisco, CA
Mark Schickman, Berkeley, CA
Hadara Stanton, San Francisco, CA
David Steirman, Hillsborough, CA
Matthew Weinberg z”l, San Francisco, CA

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