Federation proposes 2018-19 slate of officers to be ratified

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s board governance committee, chaired by Eric Schindler, has recommended the following slate of officers for the 2018-2019 program year: Shelly Silverman, chair of the board; Deborah Oseran, vice chair/board governance; Ben Silverman, treasurer/secretary; and Tom Warne, immediate past chair. Also nominated are Jeff Artzi, Jennifer Bell, David Hameroff, and Alex Dery-Chaffin for three-year terms.

Joining the board by virtue of their positions are Melissa Goldfinger (Campaign chair), and Jeff Katz (Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona chair).  Returning board members are Bruce Ash, Leslie Glaze, Adam Goldstein, Liz Kanter-Groskind, Helaine Levy, Mitch Pozez, Jeremy Sharpe and Michael Shiner. Returning by virtue of their positions are Audrey Brooks and Donna Moser (Women’s Philanthropy co-chairs).

Any 10 members may make additional nominations by delivering a signed written nomination to the Federation office with an acceptance letter signed by the nominee at least 14 days before the annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Jewish community awards celebration on Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Additional nominees will be presented together with the nominees selected by the nominating committee at this annual meeting of members.