Who is Federation

Our Board of Directors will be happy to speak with you.

The following community members serve on the current Tallahassee Jewish Federation
Board of Directors:

  • Meg Yariv, President

  • Ashley Cavallo, Vice-President

  • Robyn Rachin, Secretary

  • Seth Miller, Treasurer


Members at Large

  • Melanie Annis

  • Bob Cohen

  • Steve Fregger

  • Lois Friedman

  • Alla Karagodin Holmes

  • Brian Kupfer

  • Sam Rosenberg

  • Sandy Lipner, Annual Campaign Chair


Organization Representatives

  • David Pepper, Big Bend Social Club

  • Naama Nagar,
       Rhea Schwartz Camp Shalom

  • Sarah Wachman Chisenhall,
        Congregation Shomrei Torah

  • Dan Leshem, Hillel at FSU

  • Barbara Goldstein, 
       Holocaust Education Resource Council

  • Sam Kimelman, Jewish Film Series/Jewish Genealogical Society

  • Nathalie Meth, PJ Library

  • Audrey Byrne, David Markell Teen Philanthropy Board

  • Akol Mirowitz, Temple Israel

Federation is the people who care enough to want to perfect an imperfect world. Federation is the passion of commitment, where tzedakah and a sense of social justice can make a difference in someone's life.
TJF is one of 153 Federations and 300 community organizations that make up the Jewish Federations of North America network.

Past Presidents of the Federation

  • Ellie Simon, Immediate Past President

  • Mark Goldman, z”l

  • Marshal Kapp

  • Allen R. Grossman

  • Jodi Chase

  • David Markell, z"l

  • Bob Cohen

  • Art Cooper

  • Lois Friedman

  • Richard Greenburg

  • Wayne Hosid

  • Irwin Kantrowitz

  • Maurice Levy, z”l

  • Bruno Linder, z”l

  • David Markell, z"l

  • Rhea Schwartz, z"l

  • Alvin Stauber

  • Al Sulkes, z”l