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Harriet P. Schleifer Re-Nominated For a Second Term as Conference of Presidents Chair: Betsy Berns Korn Nominated As Chair-Elect

New York, NY… The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations issued the following statement: 

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Nominating Committee recommends Harriet P. Schleifer for a second one-year term as Chair, beginning June 1, 2024, and Betsy Berns Korn, the National Board Chair and immediate past National President of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), to be Chair-elect. The nominations will be submitted to the full Conference for a vote later this month.

Korn served as National President of the three-million member AIPAC from March 2020 through January 2023 and currently serves as AIPAC’s National Board Chair since January 2023. She has extensive global relationships and board leadership experience. Betsy has visited, engaged with, and developed meaningful relationships with a broad range of political leaders, business leaders, and diplomats across the United States, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Her six trips to Israel (including twice with the Conference of Presidents) since October 7th in support of the US-Israel relationship are evidence of her dedication as a committed team player and bridge-builder who has always prioritized her leadership positions.

In addition to serving on the Executive Council of the Conference, Betsy is a Trustee of Claremont McKenna College, a member of the Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee, a Board Member of the National Scholastic Chess Foundation, and a member of the Israel Economic Forum. Betsy is an accomplished writer with several published sports guidebooks.

She is also the founder of BVision Sportsmedia, a sports marketing company, and previously served as a consultant to the National Football League and the Daily Racing Form.


The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is the recognized central coordinating body representing 50 diverse national Jewish organizations on issues of national and international concern.

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