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Person Type: Board

March 2021

Anthony Sacks

Anthony Sacks serves on the Board at Avodah.  He is a Family Physician in a very large multi-specialty medical group in San Diego. He has been in clinical practice for 39 years, served on the Board of Directors for his … Continue reading

30th Mar, 2021

May 2020

Elana Bildner

Elana Bildner serves on the Board for Avodah.  Elana is currently Staff Attorney at the ACLU Foundation of Connecticut, where she litigates a range of civil rights cases. Elana’s experience ranges from the corporate sector—as a litigation associate at two law … Continue reading

5th May, 2020

Absera Melaku

Absera Melaku serves on the Board and Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is a public health practitioner with a specialized focus in health equity and social justice, adolescent health and youth development, and community-based public health programming, implementation, and … Continue reading

5th May, 2020

Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt

Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt serves on the Board at Avodah. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary, she is celebrated by the Forward as one of the 32 most inspiring rabbis in the country. Last year, she was named one of Jewish … Continue reading

5th May, 2020

March 2017

Ilana Zafran Walden

Ilana Zafran Walden serves on the Board and Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is the Director of the Chicago Student Success Initiative for Chicago Public Schools (CPS). In this role she leads a district wide collaboration with University of Chicago … Continue reading

14th Mar, 2017

Natania Malin Gazek

Natania Malin Gazek serves on the Board at Avodah. Natania (she/her and they/them) runs a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting practice (www.NMGazek.com), approaching her work with an eye for interrogating organizational culture to name the sources of inequities and challenge … Continue reading

14th Mar, 2017

September 2016

Daniel Price

Daniel C. Price serves as Vice Chair on Avodah’s Board. He is a venture capital and growth equity investor focused on financial services and fintech companies, including insurance and Insurtech. He is a Partner at Ambrosia Ventures. Previously, he founded … Continue reading

12th Sep, 2016

Jay Hirschson

Jay P. Hirschson serves on the Board of Avodah. He serves as Chief Financial Officer of The Blinc Group, LLC, where he leads the financial operations and corporate governance functions. Prior to joining The Blinc Group, Mr. Hirschson was CFO of … Continue reading

12th Sep, 2016

July 2016

Naomi Adland

Naomi Adland is Secretary of the Board for Avodah. Based in Washington, DC, she is the Operations Director at the Aviv Foundation. She previously worked as Director of Program Operations for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she managed … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Harry Lowenburg

Harry Lowenburg serves on the Board and New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah.  He is a Campaign Organizer for Healthy Gulf (formerly the Gulf Restoration Network) in New Orleans. He works with low-lying communities in New Orleans to develop strategies for … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016
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