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The President's Cabinet,
founded by Michael Towbes, continues to grow. Beginning in 2009, the Cabinet is chaired by Lou Weider, shown here with past-President Michael Towbes.

Michael Towbes and Lou Weider

President’s Cabinet members invest generously in the Jewish Federation’s Annual, Capital and/or Endowment Campaigns every year.


President’s Cabinet+
President's Cabinet
Michael Towbes, Chair
Louis Weider, Vice-Chair
Carol & Marshall Ackerman
Jan & Ralph Baxter
Jill & John Bishop
Rita R. Blau, Ph.D.
Cindy & Adam Bronfman
Dorothy & Edward Caplan
Sue & JW Colin
Carol & David Deitch
Jeri Eigner
Carole & Ron Fox
Sandra Glass
Marsha & Jay Glazer
Shan & David Goldman
Margareta & Fred Jamner
Irma & Morrie Jurkowitz
Tracy & Eric Kanowsky
Elaine & Herbert Kendall
Howard Kendler, Ph.D.
Linda & Michael Keston
Bobbi & Arthur Kroot
Georgia & Richard Kux
Shirley & Seymour Lehrer
Elizabeth & Nathan Leight
Nina Liff
TJ & Bill Locker
Leatrice Luria
Cindy & Steve Lyons
Evelyn Lyons
Natalie Myerson
Julie & Jack Nadel
Dale & Mike Nissenson
Beverly & Bernhard Penner
Barbara & Dr. Raymond Robins
Bobbie & Ed Rosenblatt
Nancy Levitt Rosenthal
Betty & Mackey Sanders
Elna & Jim (z”l) Scheinfeld
Lila & Joe Scher
Laurie & Todd Schuster
Nancy & Michael Sheldon
Bui & Herbert Simon
Christine & Ed Snider
Janet & Jim Stevenson
Anne & Michael Towbes
Bernice & Lou Weider
Maureen & Bernard White
Anonymous (2)

+ Members generously invest $10,000+ each year to the Federation’s Annual, Endowment and/or Capital Campaigns.

For More Information

contact Marilyn Simon-Gersuk at 805.957.1115 x106
or click here for our secure online donation form.

Members invest an average of $10,000.00 on a yearly basis in the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara’s Annual, Capital and/or Endowment Campaigns. More than 80 individuals are members of the President’s Cabinet.

Introduced in 1972, the Lion of Judah supporter has firmly established herself as a leader in Jewish philanthropy. A beautiful "lion" pin was created for women making a personal pledge to the annual campaign of a minimum of $5,000.00. More than 50 women in our community are members of the International Lion of Judah Society.