Board of Directors

Tina Axelrad: Pavilion, Governance, and Grow Committees; first term, ending January 2018. Pledged donations to Ekar.  Real estate development and permitting, City and County of Denver.  Active supporter:  Denver Public Schools, Denver Art Museum, American Planning Association.


Debra Brown: Fundraising Committee, Education Committee, Term ending January 2020. Ekar donor. Social entrepreneur, grassroots fundraising consultant/trainer and activist. Co-Founder and CEO of MobilizeUs, LLC. board member of Colorado Jobs with Justice and Padres & Jovenes Unidos. Active supporter of over 25 local or national social justice organizations.


Rachel Grynberg: Fundraising Committee, term ending January 2017. Ekar donor. Director, Finance Professional, Pricaspian Development Corporation. Working artist. Board member: Israel Engagement Committee. Active supporter: Jewish Family Service, Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Colorado, AIPAC.


Helene Hoffman: Education Committee, Events Committee, term ending January 2018; Pledged donations to Ekar. Special Education Teacher; Private tutoring practice;  Active Supporter of Temple Sinai and Spellbinders.


Vivienne Kramer: Term ending January 2017. Ekar donor. Business Development and Marketing Specialist. Affiliations: Member Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Law Marketing Association; Member Aish Denver, BMH-/BJ Congregation. Active Supporter of: Jewish Experience, DAT Minyan, DJDS, DAT School, Kollel, Colorado Children’s Chorale, JNF (Jewish National Fund), Friend of the Denver Public Library.


Abby Seeb: Farm Committee, Education Committee, term ending January 2018. Pledged donations to Ekar .Registered Dietitian, Coram/CVS Specialty Infusions and Lone Tree Family Practice. Affiliations: Member, Denver Dietetics Association; Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Past Board Member, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America – Rocky Mtn Young Professional Group; Member, Ben Gurion Society (JewishColorado).


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Andrea Tenenbaum: Event Committee, Education Committee, term ending January 2018. Ekar donor. Business development with Occasions Catering, owner My Lice Ladies. Active volunteer with Jewish Family Services & Littleton High School. Active supporter of The Jewish Experience, Temple Sinai, Temple Emanuel & St. Mary’s Academy.


Kris Stoever—Governance Committee and Fundraising; term ending January 2018.  Ekar donor; organizer, Cathedral Co-operative of Gardeners (Faith in Action) and Green Initiatives, Saint John’s Episcopal; trustee, Colorado Episcopal Foundation and Colorado Episcopal Service Corps; researcher, writer, academic editor; author, with my father, of NYT-bestselling biography / family memoir of early U.S. space program.

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Executive Director Aaron Ney – for more about Aaron, click on this link.