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< Next Generation

Washington, DC


The Museum’s Washington Next Generation Board seeks to engage and inspire young professionals, new families and emerging philanthropists in the important mission and educational work of the Museum. In memory of those who perished and in honor of the survivors of the Holocaust, the Next Generation Board is dedicated to confronting today’s moral challenges and to shaping the next generation of leaders.

Contact the Mid-Atlantic regional office for more information on joining.

Term of Service

  • A Chair of the Washington Next Generation Board serves a two (2) year term. If needed, and with the donor’s consent, a Chair may be asked to remain a third year in this role.
  • Board members may serve indefinitely and as long as their participation is meaningful for them and for the Museum.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Actively engage your network of friends, family and colleagues in the Museum’s work via programs and events.
  • Work with Museum staff to identify and engage prospective new supporters.
  • Participate in the Board meetings (3 per year)
  • Serve on event Committees (as possible) and attend programs/events.
  • Support the Museum annually with a meaningful annual gift or pledge.*

Building the Museum's Presence

  • A Day at the Museum for Families (January)
    • Primary Audience: Families with young children (8 and older)
    • How Can You Help: Opportunity to help lead and to promote to your network 
  • An Evening at the Museum for Young Professionals (February)
    • Primary Audience: Young Professionals
    • How Can You Help: Opportunity to help lead and to promote to your network
  • National Tribute Dinner (April/May)
    • Primary Audience: Major donors/prospects, corporate/individual sponsors
    • How Can You Help: Participate as part of the Washington Host Committee
  • An Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors (November)
    • Primary Audience: Donors and prospects of all levels
    • How Can You Help: Opportunity to help lead and to promote to your network

Additional Engagement Benefits

  • USHMM Public Programs, Film Screenings, Private Tours of the Museum’s Exhibition

* Members of the Washington Next Generation Board are asked to support the Museum as meaningfully as possible, and with a minimum annual gift of $2,500.

Washington Next Generation Board


Robin London
Bonnie Prober


Elizabeth Adler
Ivan Adler
Betsy Bindeman
Jackie Blanken
Bryan Blanken
Alex Brill
Monique Buckles
Abigail Cable
Lisa D’Angelo
Adam Friedman
Sarah Goldin Friedman
Adam Furst
Stefanie Gelles
Benjamin Gottesman
Michael B. Greenwald
Laura Herman
Jill Herscot
Shelley Hymes
Pamela Kasenetz
Eli Kogan
Kate Linde-Kogan
Jolie Lechtman
Jessica Leinwand
Ilana Ron Levey
David Levey
Jay B. Lurie
Severina Ostrovsky
Rafi Prober
Annie Raykher Rubenstein
Jared Rubenstein
Michael Skopets
Sharon Slotkin, Past Chair
David Slotkin
Lisa Spies
Charlie Spies
Anna Steinberg
Aaron Stopak
Ariana Heideman Tipograph
Joseph Tipograph
Lori Weinstein, Past Chair
Martin Weinstein
Kate Wernick
Seth Wernick