Board of Councilors

Steven Spielberg
Founder | Honorary Chair, Board of Councilors

The Board of Councilors serves as an advisory group to provide counsel, advice and contacts to the President, Provost and Dean, and the Executive Director and staff of USC Shoah Foundation and to promote the College’s objectives for the Institute.

Life Board Members

  • Wallis Annenberg
  • Gerald Breslauer
  • Renée Crown
  • Roman Kent
  • Michael Rutman

Chair Emeritus

  • Robert J. Katz

Chair

  • Stephen A. Cozen

Executive Committee

  • Joel Citron
  • Yossie Hollander
  • Andrew Intrater
  • Lee Liberman
  • Mickey Shapiro
  • David Zaslav

Members

  • David Adelman
  • Pamela Applebaum
  • Cecilia Chan
  • Jerome Coben
  • Susan Crown
  • David Eisman
  • Phyllis Epstein
  • Anita Friedman
  • Andy Friendly
  • Melinda Goldrich
  • Trudy Gottesman
  • Eric Greenberg
  • Marcy B. Gringlas
  • Dan Hilferty
  • Harry Krakowski
  • William Lauder
  • Bruce Ramer
  • Harry Robinson

In Memoriam

  • Edgar M. Bronfman
  • Erna Viterbi
  • Lew Wasserman

Executive Director

  • Stephen D. Smith (2009–)

Past Executive Directors

  • Kim Simon (2008–2009)
  • Douglas Greenberg (2000–2008)
  • Ari Zev (1999–2000)
  • Michael Berenbaum (1997–1999)
  • Ari Zev (1996–1997)

Founding Executive Directors

  • June Beallor
  • James Moll

Founding Advisory Committee

  • Karen Kushell
  • Branko Lustig
  • Gerald R. Molen