A SERIES OF APPOINTMENTS HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED Fall, 1997

Monday, November 3, 1997

Welcome to Rachel Adler, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Los Angeles Rabbinic School.

Tammy Schachet-Briskin will be coordinator of the Berit Mila program in Los Angeles.

John Bruggeman joined the College-Institute staff on September 28 as Director of Information Services. He most recently supervised the installation of the local area network at our Cincinnati campus while with LINC Inc. He will be based on the Cincinnati campus but will spend considerable time at all campuses; (513) 221-1875, ext. 269 or bruggeman@huc.edu

Karen Dotson has been hired as a full-time employee of the Business Office staff as Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Coordinator. She can be reached at (513) 221-1875, ext. 208.

Carolyn Feibel has returned to serve as National Public Affairs Associate after a year of study in India. New York campus news for Kesher or the Chronicle should be sent to her attention: (212) 824-2205 or feibel@huc.edu

Sharon Friedman became Director of Development for the Western Region on June 15. Sharon was a fund raiser with the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for 17 years.

Marca Gay has been promoted to Administrator to the Dean in Los Angeles.

Madelyn Mishkin Katz has joined the staff of the LA campus as Director of Student Services. Madelyn is a 1984 graduate of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education.

Susan Milamed has been appointed Foundation and Organization Grants Officer and will serve as a resource on grant opportunities for faculty and staff on all campuses. Susan has served as Director of Development and Communica-tions for The HealthCare Chaplaincy in New York City and as Associate Director of the Jewish Fund for Justice. Based on the the New York campus, her direct telephone number is (212) 824-2291 or smilamed@huc.edu

Dr. Carol Ochs was appointed Coordinator of Graduate Studies at the New York School. She is visiting professor of Philosophy, HUC-JIR/NY.

Richard J. Scheuer, an honorary chair of the Board of Governors, has been appointed Assistant to the President for Israel Projects. He will assist Rabbi Zimmerman in developing programs and outreach in Israel.


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