DataBank Oversight Committee

 

The DataBank Oversight Committee is a panel of Jewish communal professionals, researchers and volunteer leaders that works with DataBank staff to:

- Ensure the DataBank’s mission is being fulfilled

- Develop guidelines and standards for the DataBank’s operations

- Recommend priorities areas for DataBank activities

- Suggest operational improvements, upgrades, partnerships and collaborations

- Promote the DataBank among stakeholders

- Report annually on DataBank operations to the JFNA Board of Trustees

 

The  Committee is comprised of the following members:
 
 
Chair:
 
Scott Shay, Signature Bank
 
 
Committee members:
 
Janet Aronson, Brandeis University
 
David Bryfman, Jewish Education Project
 
Alan Cooperman, Pew Research Center
 
Charles Edelsberg, Jim Joseph Foundation
 
Mark Freedman, Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
 
Gary Langer, Langer Research Associates
 
Andrew Rehfeld, Jewish Federation of St. Louis
 
Jennifer Rosenberg, UJA-Federation of New York
 
Erika Rudin-Luria, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
 
Ira Sheskin, University of Miami
 
Larry Sternberg, Brandeis University
 
Jack Ukeles, Jewish Policy and Action Research

 

Ex-officio members:

Ann Berman, Berman Foundation 

Steven Cohen, Hebrew Union College and Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Arnie Dashefsky, University of Connecticut and Berman Jewish DataBank

Jeffrey Shoulson, University of Connecticut

 

Staff:

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, Director, Berman Jewish DataBank

Ron Miller, Senior Research Consultant, Berman Jewish DataBank