About Us

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.


NCJW is governed by a Board of Directors which sets the policy and direction of the organization, contributes to the achievement of programmatic goals, and fulfills a variety of fiduciary responsibilities.

Laura Monn Ginsburg
Sheila Katz
Chief Executive Officer

NCJW Board of Directors


Laura Monn Ginsburg

Vice Presidents

Stephanie Rodgers
Robin Roger
Emily Sweet

Patty Rubin

Assistant Treasurer
Luise Mann

Aliza Plotkin

Immediate Past President
Dana Gershon

Board Directors
Darien Alpern Arnstein
Jacqui Beckett
Paula L. Garret
Renee Karp
Emily Kuvin
Fran Levey
Molly Morse Limmer
Mariely Luengo
Linda Noonan
Monique Faison Ross
Beth Salamon
Amy Stein
Jill Tavlin Swartz