Leadership

USA Research Division Director: Ellen Shindelman Kowitt
Volunteer Coordinator: Eli Savada
Projects Manager: vacant volunteer here

Honorary Advisory Board

Jeanne Abrams, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives, University of Denver
Sylvia Abrams, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus and Former Dean, Siegal College of Judaic Studies
Nolan Altman, Director, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry and Memorial Plaques Project
Hasia R. Diner, Ph.D., Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University
Karen Franklin, Director of Family Research, Leo Baeck Institute
Laura A. Leibman, Ph.D., Professor, Reed College, and Author of "The Art of the Jewish Family"
Nancy Levin, CG®, Professional Genealogist
Dr. Jeff Malka, MD, Author of "Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World"
Melanie Myers, Director of Collections and Engagement, American Jewish Historical Society
Dale Rosengarten, Ph.D., Founding Curator of the Jewish Heritage Collection, College of Charleston
Adrienne Usher, Director, The Shapell Roster of Jewish Service in the American Civil War, Shapell Manuscript Foundation