UJA Federation Announces New Board Leadership

(TORONTO – February 6, 2019) UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is delighted to announce the election of its new Board. Warren Kimel has been elected Chair of the Board, Senator Linda Frum has been elected Vice Chair and Ariella Rohringer will serve as Treasurer. Bruce Leboff will serve as Immediate Past Chair following his successful term as Chair.

Kimel is a long-time UJA Federation leader and has served in a number of important roles. Most recently, he was Vice Chair of the Board and has chaired several UJA Federation committees, including the Israel and Overseas Committee and the Lebovic Campus Steering Committee. He also serves on the Board and Executive of Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA and has been a member of The Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors since 2012. 

image1.JPG“I am deeply honoured to follow so many great leaders who have taken on this responsibility over the years and helped make Toronto’s Jewish community one of the strongest anywhere in the world,” says Kimel. “Together with the Board and UJA’s leadership, I will do my best to listen to the needs of the community and to move the needle on the biggest issues affecting Jewish life here in the GTA, as well as our community’s impact on Israel and the Jewish world.”

Senator Frum, who last year served as a Chair of UJA’s Annual Campaign, follows Kimel as Vice Chair, while former UJA Campaign Chair Ariella Rohringer, who has chaired the Properties and Israel and Overseas Committees, assumes the role of Treasurer. 

“We are exceptionally fortunate to have Warren as our Chair. The entire Jewish community will benefit from his unique combination of wisdom, humility and experience as a community leader,” says Adam Minsky, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s President and CEO. “We’re also thrilled that we can count on the immeasurable contributions of Linda and Ariella in their new leadership roles, together with a Board of smart, committed leaders, as we continue to shape the future of our community.”

For a full list of UJA Federation’s 2018/19 Board of Directors, please visit https://jewishtoronto.com/board-of-directors

For more information:
Patrick Erlich
Senior Director Communications