Board Members

Prof. Alice Shalvi, Recipient of the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Education; Board Member - The New Israel Fund; Shatil, Gilat - Quality Access to Appropriate Development, the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies.
Harvey Newman, Senior Fellow, the Center for Educational Innovation-Public Education Association (CEI-PEA); Board Member - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Schools That Can, Brooklyn Charter School, Hellenic Classical Charter School, John V. Lindsey Wildcat Charter School.
Dr. Yehudit Shalvi, the founder and director of Avney Rosha, The Israel Institute for School Leadership; former deputy director general of the Jerusalem Municipality supervising the Jerusalem Education Administration and the Religious Education Department, the Community Administration and the Culture and Leisure department.
Janet Aviad, Senior Vice President and Director of Israel Office, Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies; Professor, Hebrew University; Founder, Peace Now.
Mary Ann Stein, President, the Moriah Fund. Founding Chair, the Fund for Global Human Rights; Vice-Chair, Advocates for Justice and Education; Board Member - Americans for Peace Now; Board Member and Former President and Board Chair - The New Israel Fund.
Michael Berman, a Medical Device Entrepreneur working with a select group of high potential development and early commercial stage companies.  From 1995-2000 Michael was President of Boston Scientific/Scimed. In 2000, Mr. Berman co-founded Velocimed, and served as a board member until the company was sold to St. Jude Medical in April 2005 for $82.5 million upfront plus contingent payments. In 2007 Michael was a founding director of Lutonix which was sold to CR. Bard in 2011 for $225 million upfront and $100 million in contingent consideration. In 2010 Mr. Berman was inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Tel Aviv.
Rachel Liel, served as Executive Director of the New Israel Fund in Israel for a decade. Prior to her appointment, Rachel served as Director of Shatil, the NIF Initiative for Social Change. She joined Shatil in 1998 as part of a long and distinguished career in public service, having served as Deputy Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Services in the Labor and Social Affairs Ministry, and as a Policy Analyst in the Department of Social Policy Planning of the Prime Minister's Office.