INSPIRING

Leadership

 

The Levine Center to End Hate is guided by a multicultural, multi-ethnic, interfaith steering committee representing a wide range of sectors of our community, including business, nonprofit, public and higher education, and the arts.

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Director

Steering Committee

Co-chairs

Kevin Beckford

GRYT Health Sr. Vice President, Chief People & Compliance Officer

 

Carolyn Nussbaum, Esq.

Partner, Nixon Peabody

Steering Committee

Judy Azoff
Executive Director, Retired
Farash Institute for Jewish Education

Mike Boucher

Co-Director, Counseling & Community Works St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center

 

Rina Chessin

Past President
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

 

Zack Ellis

Founder & CEO 

TheirStory, Inc.
 

 

Adrian Hale
Director of Economic & Community Development

Foundry: A Digital Currency Group Company

 

 

Seanelle Hawkins, Ed.D.

President and CEO

Urban League of Rochester

Steven Jarose
Director
National Coalition Building Institute

 

Ann M. Johnson
Executive Director
ACT Rochester

Mona Friedman Kolko

President

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

 

Christina Lee

Coordinator for Global Education

Monroe Community College

 

Todd Levine

President, The William & Mildred Levine Foundation

 

Kevin McGowan, Ph.D.
Superintendent
Brighton Central School District

Susan E. Nowak, SSJ, Ph.D.
Professor of Religious Studies
Nazareth College

 

Julie Nusbaum

Immediate Past President, Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Inaugural Chair,

Levine Center to End Hate

 

 

Bianca Pointner

Community Trainer

Gandhi Institute

Michael Silverstein, CRPC
Senior Partner
Freedom Financial Planning, LLC

 

Taj P. Smith, Ed.D
Director of Diversity Education
Rochester Institute of Technology

 

Tiana Stephens
Communications Officer
Greater Rochester Health Foundation

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

Meredith Dragon
Chief Executive Officer