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Seth M. Marnin, Chair

Seth M. Marnin is the Director of Training and Education for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Columbia University. In this role, he leads Columbia’s harassment and discrimination prevention efforts. Seth is a longtime leader and advocate in higher education and the law. He began his career…

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Carson Gleberman, Vice Chair

Carson Gleberman’s career has spanned health care administration, international conference planning, strategy consulting and banking. A Tony-winning producer, she is  Board President of Page 73 Productions, a company dedicated to launching early-career playwrights. Past board experience includes education and international student exchange. Gleberman created “Umm, About That…” a blog with…

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Tamar Prager, Board Secretary

Tamar Prager is a mother, wife, percussionist, and outdoor enthusiast living in Westchester, New York. She comes from a background in health care with years of service in public health and clinical nursing. Tamar founded a consulting business in 2020 called Tamar Prager, teaching people how to radically transform their…

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Nathan Render, Treasurer

Nathan Render has worked in the Jewish, foundation, non-profit, and innovation communities for the past several years. He currently works at Mockingbird, a premium direct-to-consumer baby gear company, leading their Customer Experience team. Previously, he worked at CIC, one of the largest clusters of start-ups in the world and whose…

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Idit Klein

ldit is a national leader for social justice with more than 25 years of experience in the non­profit sector. Since 2001, she has served as the leader of Keshet, the national organization for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. ldit built Keshet from a local organization with an annual budget of…

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Rabbi Laura Abrasley

Rabbi Laura Abrasley joined the Temple Shalom clergy team in July 2015. She grew up in Houston and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in psychology. Her path to becoming a rabbi began with many summers spent as a camper and then counselor at the URJ Greene Family…

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Angel Alvarez-Mapp

Angel Alvarez-Mapp is the Chief Operating Officer for Repair the World. Before becoming COO, Angel served as Executive Director of Congregation Beth Sholom and Director of Programs & Operations for Jews of Color Initiative. Angel is a seasoned nonprofit professional with extensive experience in the development of comprehensive strategic plans,…

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Alyx Bernstein

Alyx is a student studying Comparative Literature and Talmud at Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She writes for Tablet, JGirls, and the Columbia Current, and is a passionate activist for queer rights and feminism. On campus, she is on the board of the traditional egalitarian minyan. Alyx is…

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Amy Born

Amy Born has worked in the field of organizational psychology and organizational development for over 15 years. She currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Leading Edge and is affiliated with two consulting firms, one focuses on the corporate and government sectors and the other focuses on leadership in public…

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Ian Brown

Ian Micah Brown is an active duty US Army Major whose military career spans 20-plus years, three wartime deployments, two overseas peace time tours, and multiple leadership roles. He has earned a Master of Arts in Information Technology Management and is a trained full-stack web developer. His lived experience in…

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