Carole Sterling

Carole Sterling, elected October 17, 2010

Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Carole Sterling has dedicated many years to leading and volunteering for significant Jewish organizations in Canada, North America, and the world.

Before joining the World Union for Progressive Judaism as Chair in 2015, Carole served as President of the Canadian Council for Reform Judaism, Chair of the Women’s Campaign for UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, Chair of the URJ Biennial in 2011. She is an active board member of Rachael’s Centre for Torah and Mussar, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, the Union for Reform Judaism, and ARZA Canada.

A graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program, Carole has been recognized for her leadership with numerous awards including the Granovsky Award for Campaign Excellence, the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Young Leadership Award, and the United Israel Appeal Leadership Award.

A graduate of McGill University, with a BA and Diploma in Secondary Education, Carole currently resides in Toronto with her husband, Jay, and their family. They are also active members of Holy Blossom Temple.