INSPIRING

Leadership

 

The Levine Center to End Hate is guided by a multicultural, multi-ethnic, interfaith steering committee representing all sectors of our community—from business to nonprofit, public education to higher education, and government to law enforcement.

Steering Committee

Judy Azoff
Executive Director, Retired
Farash Institute for Jewish Education

 

Kevin Beckford

Sr. Director, Staff Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
University of Rochester

 

Mike Boucher

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

 

Rina Chessin

Immediate Past President
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

 

Isobel Goldman
Director of Grants & Programs, Retired
Farash Foundation

 

Adrian Hale
Senior Manager
Talent Strategy, Workforce Development & Education Initiatives
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

 

Abu Saeed Islam
Manager
Advanced Technology Group at Xerox

 

Steven Jarose
Director
National Coalition Building Institute

 

Ann M. Johnson
Executive Director
ACT Rochester

 

Rabbi Alan J. Katz
Temple Sinai

 

Christina Lee
Coordinator for Global Education
Monroe Community College

Todd Levine

President, Digital Apparel Lab

President, The William & Mildred Levine Foundation

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

 

Kit Miller
Director
M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

 

Mark Mura
Deputy Chief of Community Affairs
Rochester Police Department

 

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

 

Julie Nusbaum
President, Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester
Inaugural Chair, Levine Center to End Hate

 

Michael Silverstein, CRPC
Senior Partner
Freedom Financial Planning, LLC

 

La’Ron Singletary
Chief of Police
City of Rochester

 

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

 

Tiana Stephens
Communications Officer
Greater Rochester Health Foundation

 

Roland Williams
Founder
Champion Academy
NFL Super Bowl Champion

 

Veronica Wilson
Partnerships Manager
Champion Academy

 

Pirronne Yousefzadeh
Associate Artistic Director and Director of Engagement
Geva Theatre Center

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

Karen Elam
Director, Levine Center to End Hate

 

Meredith Dragon
Chief Executive Officer