You Can Make a Difference

A WORD FROM CO-CHAIRS MATTHEW PAUL AND JONATHAN A. KARP
As Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs, we are excited to continue to shape and solidify the program’s mission. The Scholarship Committee remains fervently invested in developing the potential of this vital program. Together, with your help, we can ensure that our society’s well-being is served by educated and informed experts in their chosen fields and that our scholarship recipients can achieve both their personal and professional goals.

Matthew Paul Jonathan A. KarpMatthew Paul and Jonathan A. Karp

Mission of JVS Scholarship Committee

The JVS Scholarship Committee serves to ensure the continuation and financial stability of the JVS Scholarship Program. Through its dedicated volunteers, along with JVS staff, the Committee is involved in every aspect of the program. This includes interviewing and selecting potential recipients, program oversight, fundraising campaigns, administering the scholarships, alumni outreach and development, and recruiting new members and donors.

The JVS Scholarship Committee is a unique policy and services committee. Our dedicated committee members are actively engaged in:

  • Setting program policy and structure
  • Hands-on participation interviewing prospective and renewal students
  • Award determination
  • Participate in one or more subcommittees:
    Student Interviewing
    Development
    Alumni Development
  • Support Development/Fundraising efforts, campaigns and events
  • Pledge a minimum $1,000 “give or get” annual contributions
  • Attend four committee meetings a year

 

Past & Present JVS Scholarship Committee Chairs

1984
Edgar M. Phillips, Jr.
1999
Donna Ellman Garber
2011
Ellen Weisman Morehead
1989
Charles Wilson
2001
Joyce Berger
2013
Nan Kalish Goodman & Jonathan A. Karp
1991
Betty Wilson
2003
Joy Kravitz
2014
Jonathan A. Karp & Leland Felsenthal
1993
Rhea Coskey
2006
Judy Felsenthal
2015–2017
Leland Felsenthal & Matthew Paul
1997
Marilyn Kwiker
2008
Nan Kalish Goodman
2017–2018
Matthew Paul & Jonathan A. Karp

2018 Current Scholarship Committee Members

Laura Adler Judith Galperson David Klapper Helane Pines
Mimi Alpert Feldman Dr. Brian Gantwerker Rini Kraus Alan Polsky
David Bolour Donna Ellman Garber Caro Krissman Joyce Powell
Jessica Bowman Nan Kalish Goodman Fred Kunik Rick Powell
Sunny Caine Jacqueline Gottlieb Pearle Rae Levey Patricia Rosenburg-Heumann
Rhea Coskey Susan Greenberg Jeannette Mandelbaum Seth Silverman
Dr. James Factor Salli Harris Ellen Weisman Morehead Larry Sloan
Judy Felsenthal Dr. Kevin Hayavi David Nikayin Polly Marks Weinberg
Leland Felsenthal Barbara Herman Neda Nikayin A. Charles Wilson
Ashley Franklin Nadine Illoulian Eleanor Padnick Chic Wolk
Frenda Franklin Ruth Karp Nancy Paul