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
  • Karen Sanger, President Elect
  • Susan Roth, Secretary
  • Lisa Knopf, Treasurer
  • Alan Feldman, Past President

Board Members:

  • Wendy David
  • Susan Fink
  • Stacy Giglietti
  • Jonathan Green
  • Jennifer Hirsch
  • Liz Krebs
  • Andrea Patten
  • Cheryl Podob
  • Bradd Robbins
  • Sheryl Santiago
  • Debbie Viens
  • Joshua Zabin

Ex-Officio Board Member:

  • Shelley G. Kreiger, Head of School