New AJC Cincinnati board members are, from left, Chuck Kessel, Martha Brand Dave, Judy Ribak, Dallas Guttman, Jeanne Weiland, and Rob Craig.

New AJC Cincinnati board members are, from left, Chuck Kessel, Martha Brand Dave, Judy Ribak, Dallas Guttman, Jeanne Weiland, and Rob Craig.

 

AJC (American Jewish Committee) Cincinnati’s past presidents, Sandy Kaltman and Rick Michelman, accepted national positions within the organization. 

On June 2, at the AJC Global Forum in Washington, D.C., Kaltman was inducted as a member of the AJC Board of Governors. She joins Jimmy Miller as the two Board of Governors representing the Cincinnati region. 

Michelman was selected to serve a second term on the National Regional Offices Committee. Members connect the regional offices to the national and international AJC agendas.

Both the AJC Board of Governors and the National Regional Offices Committee work on behalf of AJC and provide insight and guidance throughout the year. 

Locally, six new board members were elected to serve on the AJC Cincinnati board. 

Nominated to the board for three-year terms are Martha Dave Brand, Rob Craig, Dallas Guttman, Chuck Kessel, Judy Ribak, and Jeanne Weiland. 

Ten current board members were re-nominated for an additional three-year term – Shelly Gerson, Brooke Guigui, Mark Heiman, Bill Katz, Fred Melowsky, Rick Michelman, Josh Sands, Seth Schwartz, Julie Weisser, and Trip Wolf.

In addition to participating in quarterly meetings, members of the board engage in outreach and offer strategic guidance, provide input and direction on key AJC policy issues, and lend their expertise to our local and international advocacy work, interfaith and intergroup alliances, and coordinate educational opportunities within our community.

Members of the 2019 AJC Cincinnati Nominating Committee include Rick Michelman, chair, Jim Friedman, Carolyn Gilbert, Brooke Guigui, Phyllis Jackson, and Seth Schwartz.

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