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Past Chairs

Past Chairs of the Conference of Presidents

Since its founding in 1956, the Conference has been led by illustrious and accomplished men and women. Click on their names to read more.

Dianne Lob

(June 2021-May 2023)

Arthur Stark

(June 2018-May 2021)

Stephen M. Greenberg

(June 2015-May 2018)

Robert G. Sugarman

(June 2013-May 2015)

Prof. Richard B. Stone z”l

(June 2011-May 2013)

Alan Solow

(January 2009-May 2011)

June Walker z”l

(June 2007-July 2008)

Harold Tanner

(June 2005-May 2007)

James S. Tisch

(June 2003-May 2005)

Mortimer B. Zuckerman

(June 2001-May 2003)

Amb. Ronald S. Lauder

(June 1999-May 2001)

Melvin Salberg z”l

(June 1997-May 1999)

Leon Levy z”l

(July 1994-May 1997)

Lester Pollack z”l

(January 1992-June 1994)

Shoshana S. Cardin z”l

(January 1991-December 1992)

Seymour D. Reich

(January 1989-December 1990)

Morris B. Abram z”l

(July 1986-December 1988)

Kenneth J. Bialkin z”l

(July 1984-June 1986)

Julius Berman

(July 1982-June 1984)

Howard Squadron z”l

(July 1980-June 1982)

Theodore Mann z”l

(July 1978-June 1980)

Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler z”l

(January 1976-June 1978)

Rabbi Israel Miller z”l

(February 1974-December 1975)

Jacob Stein z”l

(February 1972-February 1974)

Dr. William Wexler z”l

(December 1969-February 1972)

Rabbi Herschel Schacter z”l

(December 1967-December 1969)

Dr. Joachim Prinz z”l

(February 1965-December 1967)

Lewis Weinstein z”l

(December 1963-February 1965)

Rabbi Irving Miller z”l

(October 1961-December 1963)

Label Katz z”l

(May 1960-October 1961)

Philip Klutznick z”l

(May 1959-May 1960)

Dr. Nachum Goldmann z”l

(May 1955-May 1959)