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.



Nancy K. Kaufman
Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Feinberg
Senior Director, Planning and Administration

Finance & Administration

Maranda Jones-Anderson
Director, Finance

Vanessa Surles
Accounts Payable/Payroll Coordinator


Melissa Tone
Director, Development

Judith Bussey
Manager of Database and Development Services

Member and Field Services

Brigid Howe
Director, Member and Field Services

Robin S. Graham
Manager of Section Services and Membership Data

Marketing & Communications

Amanda Lang
Director, Marketing and Communications

Stephanie Cohen
Associate Director, Marketing and Communications

Samantha Weil
Marketing and Communications Associate

Suzanne Crowell
Senior Writer

Policy and Grassroots Advocacy

Jody Rabhan
Director, Government Relations & Advocacy

Lindsay Morris
Associate Director, Grassroots Advocacy

Faith Williams
Senior Manager, Government Relations

Ari Conrad
Manager, Grassroots Advocacy

Caroline Ostro
Judicial Nominations Campaign Manager

Brenda Batts
 Administrator, Government Relations & Advocacy

Israel Policy and Programs

Dina Charnin
Director, Israel Policy and Programs

Liron Peleg Hadomi
NCJW Representative in Israel