David Smith Named Board President of AJC Philadelphia/Southern New JerseyOn June 18, 2018 by Schnader in News
David Smith, Chairman of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, has been named President of the Regional Board for the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey Region of AJC (American Jewish Committee). Smith has served as a Vice President and Board Member since 2013. He is a past participant in the prestigious AJC National Adenauer Mission to Germany.
AJC enhances the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and advances human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world.
“We are excited to install David as our new Board President, along with a slate of talented officers and board members,” said Marcia Bronstein, Regional Director, AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey. “The organization will benefit greatly from David’s strong leadership as we continue to work to build bridges among diverse communities and advance AJC’s global advocacy priorities.”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve this important and impactful organization,” said Smith. “Together with the accomplished board members and staff of AJC, we will look to strengthen our educational and advocacy efforts to make our community and our world safer and more secure.”
Smith has been an active leader in the Jewish community in Philadelphia for many years. He served as a past president of the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education and the Jewish Learning Venture. Other past positions include President of the Community Hebrew Schools of Philadelphia/Jewish Outreach Partnership, President of the Jewish Publication Society, Vice President of the Perelman-Schechter Jewish Day School, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.