Our Trustees

At Central Synagogue

Susan K. Stern
Vice President

Susan K. Stern is a community activist and political advocate in New York and nationally. She was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Chair of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Her work focused on Human Trafficking.

She is a Commissioner and Immediate Past Chair of the New York State Commission on National and Community Service serving two governors. Stern is the immediate past Vice Chair of The Jewish Federations of North America and created the International Lion of Judah Conference. Susan was Chair of the Board of UJA Federation of New York.  She serves on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. She is one of the founders of the Jewish Democratic Council of America and has served on the President’s Advisory Committee for Hebrew Union College, the Dean’s advisory for University of Michigan and as a trustee at Westchester Reform Temple.

Susan has been a member of Central for 9 years and has been involved in the Cantorial Search Committee and Nominating Committee. She is married to Jeffrey Stern. They have two sons, Michael (Janna) and Peter (Amanda), and six grandchildren.


 


Our Trustees

Shonni Silverberg

President

Jon May

Treasurer

Jill Seigerman

Secretary

Brad Bernstein

Vice President

Jonathan Crystal

Vice President

Susan K. Stern

Vice President

David Tanner

Vice President

Barbara Brill

Trustee

Nancy Chemtob

Trustee

Lynn Finkel

Trustee

Michael Gamzon

Vice President

Amy Glickman

Trustee

Alice Greenwald

Trustee

Bruce Gutkin

Trustee

Emily Lawi

Trustee

Nino Magliocco

Trustee

Lisa Messinger

Trustee

Lori Moore

Trustee

Sara Moss

Trustee

Ellen Oppenheim

Trustee

Stephen Siegel

Trustee

Joe Sofer

Secretary

Marc Stern

Trustee

Josh Targoff

Trustee

David B. Edelson

Honorary President

Jeremy Fielding

Honorary President

Kenneth H. Heitner

Honorary President

Abigail Pogrebin

Honorary President

Howard F. Sharfstein

Honorary President

Alfred D. Youngwood

Honorary President