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  2015 Nominating Committee Report  
 

Officers, Board of Directors, and Staff

Board of Directors

Officers of the Association for Jewish Studies to serve a two-year term
(December 2015–December 2017) until the Annual Meeting in 2017:


Pamela Nadell (American University) President
Christine Hayes (Yale University) Vice President/Program
Jeffrey Veidlinger (University of Michigan) Vice President/Membership and Outreach
Magda Teter (Fordham University) Vice Pres
ident/Publications
Zachary Baker (Stanford University) Secretary/Treasurer

 
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Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2015–December 2018) until the Annual Meeting in 2018:

Maya Balakirsky Katz (Touro College)
Kimmy Caplan (Bar-Ilan University)
Ari Kelman (Stanford University)
Erica Lehrer (Concordia University)
Rachel Neis (University of Michigan)
Anna Shternsis (University of Toronto)

 
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Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2014–December 2017) until the Annual Meeting in 2017:

Lila Corwin Berman (Temple University)
Shaul Kelner (Vanderbilt University)
Hartley Lachter (Lehigh University)
James Loeffler (University of Virginia)
Noam Pianko (University of Washington)
Annie Polland (Tenement Museum)

 
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Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2013–December 2016) until the Annual Meeting in 2016:

Yitzhak Berger (Hunter College, CUNY)
Ra'anan Boustan (UCLA)
Robin Judd (Ohio State University)
Mark Kligman (UCLA)
Laura Levitt (Temple University)
Wendy Zierler (HUC-JIR)

 
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Honorary Directors
Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University)
Jeffrey Shandler (Rutgers University)

Ex officio
Christine Hayes (Yale University), Editor, AJS Review*
Jonathan Hess (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Editor, AJS Perspectives
Laura Lieber (Duke University), Editor, AJS Perspectives
Magda Teter (Wesleyan University), Editor, AJS Review*
*Pending the appointment of new editors of AJS Review by June 2016, Christine Hayes and Magda Teter will be stepping down from these roles.

Staff
Rona Sheramy, Ph.D., Executive Director
Shira Moskovitz, Program & Membership Coordinator; Manager, Distinguished Lectureship Program
Ilana Abramovitch, Ph.D., Conference Program Associate
Laura Greene, Manager, AJS Conference
Susan Sapiro, Development Associate
Amy Weiss, Ph.D., Grants and Communications Coordinator