Marla Greenberg Janco


Alan Tolmas, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA


Susan Myers - Executive Director

Gil Elan - CEO Emeritus

Susan Myers is a true native Texan, born and raised on a cattle ranch in Bosque County. After managing a finance company for several years and selling a line of women's clothing,she has spent the better part of the last 30 years in community service as a senior regional administrator for a national Jewish advocacy organization. Along with her husband, Jim, she was a long time active volunteer in Pee Wee Football and Little Dribblers Basketball. Susan and Jim are very involved with their five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Gil, recently retired and moved back to Israel.  He continues his briefings on Israel and the Middle East in real time via Skype.  A former Lieutenant Colonel in the IDF, Gil is a widely regarded expert on Israel and the Middle East. In the US he has years of pro-Israel advocacy experience, having served as Special Emissary of the Jewish National Fund to the USA, Washington State Director for AIPAC, Northwest Region Director of the Middle East Forum and Executive director of American Friends of the IDF in Ohio. Gil served four years as the SW Region Executive Director of AJCongress.

Our Staff

Kenneth R. Glaser

Michael B. Glazer

Robert Alan Goldberg

Janet S. Goldsmith

Brenda jackson

Mark E. Jacobs

Mel Meyers, CLU, ChFC

Marion Sobol-Helgason, Ph.D.

Michelle E. Shriro

Richard Barrett-Cuetara

Hilary Blake, J.D.

Gordon Cizon

Michael B. Cohen

Laura Ermini

Andy Farkas

Ardo Fuentes

Catalina E. Garcia, M.D.

Our Board of Directors

Rose Marie Stromberg

Vice President

Community Relations

Cindy Ray

Vice President


Jonathan M. Spigel

Immediate Past Chair

Keo Strull

Vice President


Nelda Golden

Vice President


Susie Salfield Avnery


Harry Ploss

Founding Chair

Our Officers


Southwest Jewish Congress