CIU Board of Directors and Staff

The Center for Interreligious Understanding’s Board of Directors, a diverse group of community leaders, is committed to building a leading organization that fights religious stereotypes and fosters understanding and peace.

Executive Director
Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Chairman Of The Board
Angelica Berrie

President
Dr. Anthony Cernera, Ph.D.

Vice-Presidents
John Jonas, Esq.
Rabbi Robert Seltzer, Ph.D.

Secretary-Treasurer
Donald Berkowitz

Board Members
Elaine Adler
David Bennett, CPA
Armando Bernardini, Ph.D.
Professor Marshall Breger
David Coppola, Ph.D.
S.A. Ibrahim
Ambassador (Ret.) Mordechay Lewy
Ronald Mankoff
Greg Millbank

Advisory Board
The Very Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski
Father Dennis McManus
Professor Mona Siddiqui

Staff
Director of Programs and Administration
Jonnie Sofer

Director of Marketing and Development
Terri Drexler

Director of Public Affairs
Rabbi Eric J. Greenberg