Officers

PRESIDENT
Rebecca Katz
Vanguard, Marketing Director

TREASURER
Margret Trotzky, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrician

SECRETARY
Emily Breslin Markos, Esq.
Social Security Administration, Attorney

VICE PRESIDENTS
Ed Brant, Esq.
FMC Corporation, Attorney

Ed Sholinsky, Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, Attorney

Carol Thomson
Retired Communications Consultant

Board of Directors

Farhan Ali, Esq.
Galfand Berger, Attorney

Judge Harold Berger
Berger & Montague, P.C., Managing Shareholder Emeritus

Ann Cohen
Retired Union Organizer

Emily Cohen, Esq.
Green and Spiegel, Attorney

Alexandra Dailerian, MBA
Comcast, Executive Director of Community Impact

Carol Gantman, PhD
Independent Psychologist

Wendy Castor Hess, Esq.**
Landau, Hess, Simon, & Choi, Attorney

Vivian Isaak
Magnum Group Inc., President

Sara Jacobson, Esq.
Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania, Executive Director

Caroline Kamesar, MSW
Lasko Family Foundation, Executive Director

Adele S. Lipton** Z”L of blessed memory
Retired Teacher

Irwin Lipton**
Retired Accountant

Sanford K. Mozes, Esq.**
Retired Attorney

Michelle Ngo, Esq.
Duane Morris, Attorney

Ilan Rosenberg, Esq.**
Gordon Rees, Attorney

Dveera Segal, Esq.**
Retired Law Professor

Sheila Segal
Retired Chaplain

Michael Slotznick, Esq.
Independent Practice Attorney

Richard Weisbrot, CPA
Heier, Weisbrot, & Bernstein, LLC, Accountant

**Former Board President

Ambassadors

  • Judith Bernstein-Baker, Esq.
  • Penni Blaskey, PhD
  • Linda Brock
  • Judith Drasin, Esq.
  • Judy Eidelson, PhD
  • Arlene Fickler, Esq.
  • Barry Fireman
  • Jeannette Flamm
  • Judith Ginsberg
  • Linda Harker**
  • Bud Hirsch
  • Warren Hyams
  • David Kaplan, Esq.
  • Lois Katzen, MSW
  • Benita Fair Langsdorf, Esq.**
  • Jason Leckerman, Esq.
  • Jack Ludmir, MD
  • Adele Margulies
  • Russell Paul, Esq.
  • Mindy Silver
  • Susy Simpser-Rafalin, DDS
  • Felicia Smith, Esq.
  • Bonnie Squires
  • Janice Diamond Smith, Esq. Z”L of blessed memory
  • Marty Tuzman
  • Norman Weinstein, Esq.**
  • Roger Youman

** = Former Board President

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

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Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

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The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.

Join us for Thankful TogetherWatch performances from cultural groups and immigrants from around Philadelphia.
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