Leadership

The Foundation's leadership is structured on dedicated volunteers and professionals who serve the Foundation and provide valuable leadership as members of the Board; as Executive Officers; as Chair of the Foundation; as committee members and staff members.

 

The Board is responsible for the overall policies, practices and governance of the Foundation. Our Board members and staff look forward to working with you to fulfill your philanthropic objectives for the common good of our growing community.

 

Leadership June 2018 to June 2019

Gillie Vered
Chair

Lawrence Weinstein
Vice Chair

Michael Landau
Past Chair

Adina Libin
Secretary-Treasurer
Chair,
Finance and Audit Committee

Paul Finn
Board Member
Chair,
GJ Cooper Scholarship Committee

Jonathan Freedman
Board Member

Mitchell Leitman
Board Member

Sandy Pollack
Board Member

Fred Seller
Board Member

Lawrence Soloway
Board Member
Chair,
Investment Committee

Ken Wright
Board Member

Sharon Appotive

Board Member

Susan Margles

Board Member

Harold Feder
Honourary Legal Counsel

Past Chairs - Board of Directors


Gilbert Greenberg z”l - 1975-1976
Bernard Shinder - 1977-1979
David Loeb z”l - 1980-1981
Norman Zagerman z"l - 1982-1983
Sol Shinder - 1984-1985
Irving Greenberg z”l - 1986-1987
Charles Taylor - 1988-1989
Issie Landau z”l - 1990-1991
Gerald Berger z”l - 1992-1993
Daniel Kimmel - 1994-1995
Jacie Levinson z”l - 1995-1997
Rose Taylor z”l - 1997-1999
Norman Lesh z”l - 1999-2001
Saul Goldfarb z”l - 2001-2003
Ron Levitan - 2003-2005
Gregory Sanders - 2005-2007
Roger Greenberg - 2007-2009
Harold Feder - 2009-2011
Richard Roth - 2011-2013
Lynne Oreck-Wener - 2013–2015
Michael Landau - 2015-2017

 

Professional Staff

Andrea Freedman,
President & CEO

Erin Bolling-Blechman
Tribute Card Coordinator
 

Leslie Kaufman
VP Corporate Services

Micah Garten,
Director of Development

Sara Miller
Foundation Associate

 

 

For more information, or if you would like to get involved in the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation, please contact our Foundation Associate at info@ojcf.ca or 613-798-4696 ext. 252.