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JewishGen Leadership

Staff
Vice Presidents
SIG Leadership
Technical and Support
Operations Committee
JewishGen Office

This document lists JewishGen's leadership: staff and volunteers. 

Staff:

  • Warren Blatt, Managing Director.   (Simi Valley, CA, USA)
  • Michael Tobias, Vice President of Programming.   (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Avraham Groll, Director of Business Operations.   (New York, NY, USA)

Vice Presidents:


SIG Leadership:

This table contains the JewishGen Special Interest Group (SIG) leadership: SIG leaders, Mailing List Moderators, and Webmasters.

SIG SIG Leader Mailing List Moderator Webmaster
Austria-Czech Randy Schoenberg Randy Schoenberg Randy Schoenberg
Belarus Dave Feldman, Sharon Fingold Stephen Jones, Hilary Henkin Kevin Hanit
Bessarabia Yefim Kogan Alan Levitt Yefim Kogan
BialyGen Mark Halpern Judy Baston, (Mark Halpern) Mark Halpern
B D S & V Alex Sharon Carole Feinberg Valerie Schatzker
Courland vacant Abraham Lenhoff Abraham Lenhoff
Danzig Logan J. Kleinwaks Dick Plotz Logan J. Kleinwaks
DNA Elise Friedman Dick Plotz Elise Friedman
Early American  Marvin Weinberg John Paul Lowens Joshua Levy
French Rosanne Leeson, Pierre Hahn Rosanne Leeson, Pierre Hahn Carol Levy Monahan
Gesher Galicia * Pamela Weisberger Renee Stern Steinig (not hosted)
GerSIG Nancy Adelson, John Paul Lowens, Roger Lustig, Arthur Obermayer, Jeanette Rosenberg John Paul Lowens, (Margaret Power) Arthur Obermayer
Hungary Vivian Kahn Vivian Kahn, (Tom Venetianer) Benjamin Schoenbrun
JCR-UK Mark Nicholls Richard Jaeger, (Louise Messik) David Shulman
JRI-Poland * Stanley Diamond Judy Baston, (Hadassah Lipsius) JRI-Poland Webmaster
Latin America vacant Robert Weisskirch -
Latvia Henry Blumberg Dick Plotz Bruce Dumes
LitvakSIG * Eden Joachim Judy Baston (not hosted)
Łódź Roni Liebowitz Judy Baston Roni Liebowitz
Rabbinic Shirley Rotbein Flaum Dick Plotz vacant
Romania Rosanne Leeson, Jeni Armandez Rosanne Leeson, Jeni Armandez, Mark Vigder Danny Lesser
Scandinavia Elsebeth Paikin Dick Plotz Elsebeth Paikin
Sephardic Jeff Malka Dick Plotz Jeff Malka
South Africa Saul Issroff Abraham Lenhoff Roger Harris
Sub-Carpathia Marshall Katz, Amos Israel Zezmer Marshall Katz Marshall Katz
Ukraine Janette Silverman Linda Cantor, Freya Maslov, Chuck Weinstein Ariel Parkansky
Warszawa Hadassah Lipsius, Nicole Berline Hadassah Lipsius, Nicole Berline -
Yiddish Theatre  Jonina Duker David Harris -
Yizkor Lance Ackerfeld Dick Plotz Lance Ackerfeld
* Hosted Organization.  The databases, websites and/or discussion groups of these organizations are hosted by JewishGen, although each is independent, with its own separate administrative and financial structure.

  • Mailing List Moderators:
    The names of "backup moderators" are in parentheses in the above table.
    The moderators of the JewishGen Discussion Group mailing list are: Dick Plotz (Rhode Island, USA), Robert Fraser (Australia), Emily Garber (Arizona, USA), and Janette Silverman (Arizona, USA).  Former moderators, who are still semi-active, include: Dorothy Leivers (Kent, England), and Rony Golan (Israel).


Technical and Support Volunteers:

  • Dick Plotz – Manager: Mailing Lists.   (Rhode Island, USA)
  • Lance Ackerfeld – Manager: Yizkor Book Project.   (Israel)
  • Iris Folkson – Tech: Lyris, IMail, FTJP, Passwords.   (New York, USA)
  • Gary Sandler – Tech: Systems.   (California, USA)
  • Sandra Aaronson – Support Desk.   (Texas, USA)
  • Max Heffler – JOWBR HTML, Yizkor Book Necrology DB.   (Texas, USA)
  • Marian Price – LostNFound.   (New York, USA)
  • Sam Eneman – ViewMate Admin, Wall of Honor.   (North Carolina, USA)
  • Barbara Ellman – KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator.   (New Jersey, USA)

Operations Committee:

The JewishGen Operations Committee (“OpCom”) is composed of the staff, vice-presidents, and selected key volunteers.  Current members are: Warren Blatt, Avraham Groll, Michael Tobias, Phyllis Kramer, Vivian Kahn, Susana Leistner Bloch, Dick Plotz, Nolan Altman, and Karen Franklin.


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