Thursday, April 11, 2024
7:15 – 9:00 PM
Julie Platt is the current board chair of the Jewish Federations of
North America (JFNA), a position she has held since June 2022. JFNA
is the umbrella organization for 146 Jewish Federations and over 300
network communities across North America, representing more than
300,000 donors and supporting a wide range of programs and services
for Jewish communities in North America and around the world.
Prior to her role as board chair, Julie served as JFNA’s national campaign chair and chair of LiveSecure. She has been actively involved in Jewish philanthropy and communal leadership for many years, including serving as chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and chair of the Foundation for Jewish Camp, where she was instrumental in saving Jewish camps during the pandemic. She now serves on the Advisory Board of the Jewish Future Promise (of which she is a signatory), as well as the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, and Penn Hillel’s National Board of Governors.
She and her husband, Marc, have five children. They live in Los Angeles.