Board of Directors

The Merkaz Board of Directors is charged with safeguarding and upholding the mission of the school. Members are responsible for setting policy, long-range planning, financial management and development. The Board makes major funding decisions for the school, sets the yearly operating budget, and interfaces with the community. Board members share a passionate commitment and dedication to Jewish education and support the school with their time, expertise, vision, and resources.


  • Natalie Fried, President
  • Beverly Fein, Vice President
  • Susan Roth, Vice President, Communications
  • Bradd Robbins, Treasurer

Board Members:

  • Wendy David
  • Alan Feldman
  • Ilene Goby
  • Jennifer Hirsch
  • Lisa Knopf
  • Cheryl Podob
  • Nancy Rennert
  • Karen Sanger
  • Sheryl Santiago

Ex-Officio Board Member:

  • Shelley G. Kreiger, Head of School