Our Team





For more than 50 years, United Jewish Federation of Utah has served as our community's coordinating body for fundraising, planning, and communal services. Federation helps sustain and improve the lives of people in Utah, Israel, and around the world. This is the fine group of committed volunteers and professionals that make it happen.

Board of Trustees 2017


Jim Schallheim President
Jay Jacobson            VP Governance
Brian Kahn    Treasurer
Ben Nitka Past President


Rachel Benator                                                         

Toba Essig                                                                  

Lauren Fredman                                                           

Richard Jaffe

Karen McArthur

Bill Oshinsky

Shelley Schwartz

Dganit Herzig Slovik

Melissa Sternfield

Diane Warsoff

Mike Zuhl




 Our Staff

Executive Director, Alex Shapiro

Office/Community Relations, Drora Oren

Accounting, Elena Weissburd


Marketing/Community Outreach, Chad Schaeffer


Contact Us


United Jewish Federation of Utah
2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone (801) 581-0102