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JDC Officers and Board Members | JDC
Susan K. Stern
Susan K. Stern, Scarsdale, NY
Susan K. Stern*
Susan K. Stern*
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Susan Kahn Stern
Susan Stern is a community activist and political advocate locally in New York and nationally.
In 2008 she was appointed by Governor Paterson to chair the State Commission on National and Community Service which manages National and Community Service programming, AmeriCorps grants and works to increase the level of volunteerism throughout the state of New York.
In that role, she served on the Governor's cabinet.
In 2010 she was one of the National co-conveners of the National Conference on Service and Volunteering that was held in New York City.
During the 2008 Presidential Campaign Susan chaired the National Council of Civic Leaders for Hillary Clinton and served as a Jewish Leadership Co-Chair for the Obama Campaign during the general election.
Susan is the past Chairman of the Board of UJA- Federation of New York the nation's largest local philanthropy where she also served as Campaign Chair.
Nationally she is a Past President and Past Chair of National Women's Philanthropy of United Jewish Communities.
In 1993 she was one of the co-creators of the International Lion of Judah Conference.
In 1991 she was the Chair of the Young Leadership Cabinet of United Jewish Appeal and was asked to be one of the eyewitnesses to Operation Solomon.
Over the years she has visited Jewish communities throughout the world including Ethiopia, Argentina, Cuba, Turkey, Poland, Germany, Russia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Latvia and Ukraine and speaks extensively about the needs of Jews around the world.
Additionally, Susan serves on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee overseeing its government affairs portfolio and previously served on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel.
At the University of Michigan, she serves on the LSA Dean's Advisory Committee and the Organizational Studies Advisory Group.
At Hebrew Union College she serves on the President's Advisory Board.
Susan was selected as a Wexner Heritage Foundation Fellow and currently serves on the Foundation's Alumni Council.
She is a Trustee of The Washington Institute and on the Leadership Council of Repair the World.
Susan has received numerous accolades for her dedication to philanthropic causes including the William Rosenwald Young Leadership Award of UJA, the Institute of Human Relations Award of the American Jewish Committee and the Scroll of Honor Award of the Israel Policy Forum.
Prior to her involvement in philanthropic causes, Susan served as Director of Quality Assurance at the American Dental Association, where she authored a book on Quality Assurance in Dentistry and lectured extensively on the subject.
She lives with her husband Jeffrey in Scarsdale, New York.
Milken Community Schools Board of Trustees Milken Community Schools
Ms. Susan Jacoby Stern
Susan Jacoby Stern , an attorney, is actively involved in Jewish education in Los Angeles, serving on the Executive Committee of BJE (Builders of Jewish Education), and on the Jewish Federation's PK12 Committee, extending grants in formal/informal Jewish education.
At Sinai Akiba Academy, Susan served for three years as Chair of the Education Committee and was a long-standing SAA Board member.
On the Board of the Los Angeles/Tel Aviv Partnership, she was Chair of the School Twinning Program.
husband Joel have three children-two graduates of MCHS
and a daughter currently in 11th grade.
She has served on the Executive Committee of MCHS and is a huge fan of the MCHS Performing Arts Program.
Milken Community High School | Los Angeles, CA.
Susan Jacoby Stern, J.D.
Susan Jacoby Stern
has been active in Jewish educational organizations for many years.
She has served on the Milken Community High School Board of Trustees for six years, currently serving as an Officer.
At Sinai Akiba Academy, she was Chair of the Education Committee for three years and a long-standing member of the Sinai Akiba Academy Board.
On the community level, she was the recent Chair of the Los Angeles-Tel Aviv School Twinning Program, a Vice-President and current Director on the BJE Board, and a member of the Los Angeles Jewish Federation's Informal and Formal Education Committee.
is the parent of two Milken
graduates and a current tenth grade student.
is a parent volunteer and supporter of the MCHS
Performing Arts Program.
She received her Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.