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A Bio of Gary Snyder

  • Gary R. Snyder 
                                                6584 Pleasant Lake Court
                                                           West Bloomfield, MI 48322
                                                           248/324-3700
                                      email:  gary.r.snyder@gmail.com 
                         website: www.garyrsnyder.com

                                                                     

Gary Snyder focuses on all aspects of the nonprofit organization. An accomplished board member, speaker, and gifted consultant he brings in-depth experiences to bear on a wide variety of charity-related issues. With his thorough knowledge of the nonprofit sector, he has shared his wealth of experience in his latest publications: Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector and Nonprofits: On the Brink. In both books he brings his unique perspective in a systematic approach in meeting the challenges of today’s nonprofit climate. He also publishes a bi-weekly newsletter: Nonprofit Imperative. 

Mr. Snyder’s experiences:

  • NONPROFIT IMPERATIVE LLC/Nonprofit Management Group

          Managing Director, 2002- Present        

  • F-O-R-T-U-N-E PERSONNEL CONSULTANTS OF NOVI

          President, 1988-2002

  • WARREN HOSPITAL CORPORATION

           Chief Executive Officer, 1985-1988, Vice President, 1983-1985

  • COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN

           Director of Planning, 1974-1976, 1978-1983

  • CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE

           Member, 1976-1978

  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

           Consultant, 1976-1978

  • NEW DETROIT, INC.

           Director of Health, 1972-1974

Books, Articles, Publications and References:

Nonprofit Fraud: Are Celebrity Charities Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: Is the Salvation Army Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: Are Colleges and Universities Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: Who Is Watching the Watchdogs?

Nonprofit Fraud: What Can We Do About Failed Nonprofit Leadership?

Nonprofit Fraud: How Do We Contain Charity Fraud Thought Board Action?

Nonprofit Fraud: Is the Boy Scouts of America Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: Are Breast Cancer Charities Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: Are Haitian Relief Efforts Worthy of Your Support?

Nonprofit Fraud: The Effects of Addictions on Charities

Nonprofit Fraud: Charity Identity Theft 

Nonprofit groups often seek restitution, not prosecution, when money goes missing (Washington Post)

  • Lady Gaga’s Charity Didn’t Hand Out Much Cash (In Touch)
  • Nonprofit groups often seek restitution, not prosecution, when money goes missing (Washington Post)
  • Pros are often amateurs running charities (Chicago Tribune)
  • Millions lost by nonprofits, with little explanation (San Antonio Express-News)
  • IRS to nonprofits: Where'd the money go? (The Patriot-News/Pennlive.com)
  • Pharmacy probe surprised AIDS Project (Worcester Telegram& Gazette)
  •  Inside the hidden world of thefts, scams and phantom purchases at the nation’s nonprofits (Washington Post)
  • Good intentions, poor execution: How to avoid the common mistakes of running a nonprofit (Las Vegas Sun)
  • Kardashian Empire Under Investigation (National Enquirer)
  • Insider Theft A Big Problem For Small Charities, (nbcnews)
  • More Details Offered in Woodruff Case ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  • Suspected Employee fraud leads to $1.438 million Woodruff Arts Center loss (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  • Another Year’s Free Pass, (Brattleboro Reformer)
  • The Big Business of Breast Cancer (Marie Claire)
  • The Book Nook (EO Tax Journal 2011-151)
  • Expose Homeless
  • Charity Navigator in Context (Tactical Philanthropy)
  • Best Selling Author and His Charity Are Under Scrutiny (American Chronicle)
  • Change You Can Invest In: Social Entrepreneurship, (National Public Radio (NPR)
  • Navy Vets Leader Made An Unchecked Rise Into Elite Status, (St. Petersburg Times)
  • Angel Food Salary Debated, (The Gazette)
  • Theft in the Nonprofit World, (Asian American Giving)
  • Food Stamp Bill Raises Questions (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  • Be more of a business and less like a family….” (Crain’s)
  • Charity begins at home (Worchester (MA) Telegram)
  • Insider theft a big problem for small charities (msnbc.com)
  • ACORN: A Lesson For All To Learn (ncrp.org)
  • Making Tough Decisions Defines Leaders (ncrp.org)
  • A Large Uptick in Fraud Met By A Yawn (Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners Examiner)
  • Just Thinking …(about philanthropy) (ncrp.org)
  • Form vs. Substance (ncrp.org)
  • A Not So Silent Watchdog (ncrp.org)
  • PhilanTopic, Regulation/Oversight
  • Just Thinking…(ncrp.org)
  • Rating Agencies Need A Fresh Look (ncrp.org)
  • Let the Crisis in Nonprofits Drive Change (ncrp.org)
  • Are Charities Ignoring a Spike in Nonprofit Fraud? (Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • A Large Uptick In Charitable Fraud Is Met With A Yawn (ncrp.org)
  • Funding Incompetence (ncrp.org)
  • An Assault on Charities (ncrp.org)
  • Nonprofit Hospitals Chase Debt (The Sun News)
  • Is CEO Pay at Angel Food Ministries Excessive (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  • Where’s the Ire? (ncrp.org)
  • The Best Charitable Watchdog Going Kaput (ncrp.org)
  • Our Students Deserve Better  (ncrp.org)
  • National Religious Broadcasters March 7, 2009
  • Siphoning Off Sacred Funds (ncrp.org)
  • The Accountants and Regulators Role in the Current Collapse (ncrp.org)
  • Veterans Whine as Executives Dine (ncrp.org)
  • Government agency Monitoring: Indifference and Hush (ncrp.org)
  • Veterans Whine as Executives Dine (Ethics World)
  • The Suffering Nonprofit Sector (ncrp.org)
  • Has all that money lead to decay of the nonprofit sector? (ncrp.org)
  • Nonprofit Crisis—A Terrible Thing to Waste (ncrp.org)
  • Nonprofit Board Crisis, October 20,2008
  • Growing Nonprofits Consider Increased Government Involvement
  • Charities Are Threatened By Fraud (American Chronicle)
  •  Compensation On The Rise At Nonprofits (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
  •  Five Rivers leaders guilty on six counts (The Sun News)
  • Angel Food chief has led up-and-down life (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  • Donors as Beneficiaries (ncrp.org)
  •  Aspen Philanthropy Newsletter (October 2008; Report #149)
  • Current Affairs (September 2008)
  • Leadership, Directors and a Troubled United Way (ncrp.org)
  • Bad Charity Choice (nonprofit amiss)
  • What Congressionally Chartered Organizations Have in Common: Trouble (ncrp.org)
  • Nonprofit Law Blog
  • Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners-SEM
  • How to Check Out a Job Candidate's Background (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • Right Man for Job Gets Top Pay (Atlantic Journal Constitution)
  • Salary for Leader of Police Charity Causes Uproar  (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • Charity Fraud Twice as Bad as Other Sectors (ncrp.org)
  • Son is hired despite arrests (St. Petersburg Times)
  • Surrendering the Charitable Sector (nonprofit amiss)
  • Reference Checking is a Must (ncrp.org)
  • Is Leadership Denial Feeding the Charitable Sector Crisis? (Responsive Philanthropy)
  • Finally, Some Leadership (ncrp.org)
  • Is the Close Relationship Between the Charitable Sector and the Government Healthy? (ncrp.org)
  • Giving Fundraising (and charities) a Bad Name (ncrp.org)
  • Can Accountability Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector-Donor Relationship? (MI. Nonprofit SuperConference 2008)
  • You Asked for It (ncrp.org)
  • A Compromised Charitable Sector (ncrp.org)
  • Report sketches crime costing billion: theft from charities (New York Times)
  • Need for Religious Conversion (ncrp.org)
  • Charity and Politics Are Not A Good Mix (ncrp.org)
  • Watching the Watch Dogs, (ncrp.org)
  • Does Charity Give Back? (Portfolio Magazine)
  • Reviving Charities Will Take Some Change (nonprofit amiss), December, 2007
  • Principles May Have a Dangerous Journey (ncrp.org), December, 2007
  • Yes, Another Red Cross Disaster (nonprofits amiss), December, 2007
  • Red Cross Disaster (nonprofits amiss), November, 2007
  • Softening Charity Misdeeds Sentencing (ncrp.org), November, 2007
  • Unbelievable: Another Red Cross Debacle (ncrp.org), November, 2007
  • “Lack of Clarity Ends Up in Poor Leadership” (ncrp.org), September 21, 2007
  • “A Climate Ripe for the Picking”, Nonprofits Amiss, August 31, 2007
  • Testimony to the U.S. House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee
  • “The Nonprofit Sector Crossroads”, National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy, ncrp.org, August 17, 2007
  • “Red Cross Insiders Just Don’t Get It”, National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy, ncrp.org. July, 2007
  • “Watchdog keeps tabs on Nonprofit Abuses and Scams”, Nonprofit News, Hano-Hawaii.org, June 1, 2007
  •  “Can Bigger Misdeeds Lead to Smaller Sentences?” Nonprofits Amiss, March 19, 2007
  •  “Does the Penalty Meet the Deceit?” ncrp.org blog, March 16, 2007
  • “Nonprofit Roles and Responsibilities of the United States based on a comparative analysis of perspective”  –  (NANKAI (China) BUSINESS REVIEW)
  • “Watchdog keeps tabs on nonprofit abuses and scams”, HANO, February, 2007
  • “Philanthropy at the Crossroads”, ncrp.org, February 5, 2007
  • “Tough Call” Trent Stamp’s Take, February 1, 2007 (reference)
  • “2006: A Memorable Year”, ncrp.org, January 3, 2007
  • “Board quit, but trouble persists”, The Sun News, December 31, 2006
  • “Five Rivers Paid for Controversial King Visit”, The Sun News, December 17, 2006
  • “Corruption Thrives as Nonprofit Boards Forfeit Oversight Role”, Palm Beach Post, December 18, 2006
  • “Board Not Consulted on Wages, The Sun News, December 10, 2006
  • Contributor, Responsive Philanthropy, quarterly publication of the National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy
  • “Reviving Charities Will Take Some Trust”, Oakland Press, November 29, 2006
  • “Stories of Livin’ Large in South Carolina: Five Rivers Community Development Corp and the Price All  Nonprofits are Likely to Pay”, The Charity Governance Blog, November 9, 2006 (reference)
  • “Local Authors…Nonprofit Consultant to Appear”, Detroit Free Press, November 5, 2006
  • “N.Y. Program Denies Giving Funds Reported on Tax Return”, The Sun News, October 8, 2006
  • “Conflicts of Interest at Five Points”, The Sun News, September 30, 2006
  • “Nonprofit Pay Rises Under Little Oversight” The Sun News, August 20, 2006
  • “Self-Regulation Needed by Charities”, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 17, 2006 (Letter to editor)
  • “June’s Straight To Hell Winner”, Trent Stamp’s Take, June 13, 2006 (a reference)
  • “Watchdogs? What Watchdogs?”, Nonprofit World, March/April, 2006
  • “Socially Responsible Business Isn’t Just for Business”, Socially Responsible Business Forum, March 24, 2006 (reference)
  • “Boards Must Change the Way they Do Business’” Americans for the Arts, The National Arts Policy Database, May 8, 2006
  • “Hear No Malfeasance, See No Lapses, Speak of No Misconduct”, Nonprofit World, January/February 2006
  • Nonprofits: On the Brink, iUniverse, February 2006
  • “Deceit and Managing the Broken Nonprofit Sector”, PNNOnline, October 12, 2005
  • “Our Children Are Being Shortchanged…big–time”, Ohio Nonprofit Resources.net, October, 2005
  • “Nonprofit Boards can learn from Travails of Corporate Counterparts”, Ohio Nonprofit Resources.net, October, 2005
  • Have a Strong Nominating Committee, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, August 15, 2005
  • “How Disappointing! Nonprofit Problems Get Bigger and Bigger”, TBD
  • “Who’s Minding the Store”, Nonprofit World, July-August, 2005
  • Job Responsibilities, Nonprofit Startup Guide, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
  • Where Were You Mr. Vice President? What Were You Thinking Mr. Chief Justice?  National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy (ncrp.org) May 5, 2007
  • Tax Records Show No Staff, No Controls”, The Virgin Islands Daily News, April 6, 2007
  • “Despite What Some Might Say, the Catholic Church Has a Big Problem: Embezzlement…The Charity Governance Blog, January 2, 2007 (reference)
  • “Should the Public Feel its Being Duped by Charities? ncrp.org, December 21, 2006
  •  Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Grand Valley State University, March 302005, pp.22
  • “Turnaround Needed”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005 (reprint)
  •  “Governance Practices and Pitfalls”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005
  • “Boards Must Change the Ways They Do Business”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005
  • “Will You be the Other Victim in the Tsunami”, PNN Online, January 5, 2005
  • “Turnaround Needed! How to Get Started” Nonprofit World, Volume 22, No. 6, November 2004 
  • “What’s all the Buzz About? Nonprofit World, Volume 22,  No. 2 March/April 2004
  • “How to Safeguard Your Nonprofit Organization”, National Coalition of Homeless Newsletter, November-December, 2003
  • Governance Chapter, The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, fourth edition, 2003
  • “Initiating a New Board Member”, MichiganNonprofit.com, November 17, 2003
  • “Boards Must Change the Way They Do Business”, Nonprofit World, July/August 2003
  • “Crisis in the Boardroom-Can We Avoid Catastrophe?” Nonprofit World, 2003
  • “Did Anyone Do Anything Right”, CORP! Magazine, May, 2002
  • “Nonprofit Boards Can Learn from the Travails of Corporate Counterparts”, Crain’s 
  • “Agreeing To Serve”, CORP!, Magazine, August, 2001
  • “Keeping Campus Hillels Relevant”, Jewish News, March 3, 2000
  • “Say What?” The Integrity Quotient,” Inside NAPS, March, 1998
  • “Image Building Through Certification,” Inside NAPS, April 1997
  • Editor, Certification Close Up, Michigan Association of Personnel Services, January 1996 to 2000
  • Editor, Law Review, Michigan Association of Personnel Services, January 1996 to 2000
  • Editor, MI Association of Personnel Services Newsletter, 1997 to 2000

Featured in print, broadcast, and online media outlets, including: Washington Post,  Vermont Public Radio, Miami Herald, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, The Sun News, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Wall Street Journal (Profile, News and Photos), FOX2, ABC Spotlight on the News, WWJ Radio, msnbc.com, Marie Claire, Ethics World, Tactical Philanthropy, Aspen Philanthropy Newsletter, Harvard Business Review, Current Affairs, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, St. Petersburg Times, Board Room Insider, USA Today Topics, Accountants News, Newsweek.com, Responsive Philanthropy Magazine, New York Times, Portfolio Magazine, The Virgin Islands Daily News, NANKAI (China) BUSINESS REVIEW, National Religious Broadcasters newsletter, The Charity Governance Blog, American ChroniclePalm Beach Post, Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press, Nonprofit World, Socially Responsible Business Forum, PNNOnline, Ohio Nonprofit Resources, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, Nonprofit Startup Guide, Nonprofit Blog,  National Coalition of Homeless Newsletter, The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, MichiganNonprofit.com, CORP! Magazine, Crain’s Michigan Nonprofit, ncrp.org, PhilanTopic, Nashville Free Press, Nonprofit Law Blog, Seniors World Chronicle, Carnegie Reporter, Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners Examiner, msnbc.com, Worchester (MA) Telegram and Gazette, Carnegie Corporation of America, EO Tax Journal, Wikipedia: Non-profit Organizations; Parent: Wise Austin, Accountants News, Veterans Today, VPR News, National Enquirer,

Books/Manuals

     Nonprofits: On the Brink
(iUniverse, 2006)
     Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector
(Xlibris, 2011)
T        Michigan Nonprofit Manual-Governance Chapter 4th/5th Editions

Presentations/Retreats/Seminars/ Media Appearances 

  • "Nonprofit Fraud On The Rise", Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (SEM)
  • "Is Nonprofit Fraud On The Rise?" Finance and Administration Roundtable, Washington, DC
  • “Nonprofit Fraud: If You Deny, You Condone It!” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Can Accountability Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector-Donor Relationship? (MI. Nonprofit SuperConference )
  • U.S. Chess Federation
  • Grand Valley State University, TBD
  • American Institute of CPAs TBD
  • Response to Grant Thornton Study, WWJ Radio, February 5, 2007
  • Adult Well-Being Services, Detroit, MI, December 21, 2006
  • "Toughening Up the Board”, Eastern Michigan University Hillel, December 7, 2006
  • “The Leader for the New Era Nonprofit”, Supporting Families with Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Conference, November 14, 2006, Grand Rapids, MI
  • JCC Book Fair, Jewish Center of Metropolitan Detroit, November 5, 2006
  • Work Group for Merger of NCNA/SNPO, 2006-2007
  • “Nonprofits: Challenges and Solutions”, Messiah Housing Corporation, Detroit, MI, June 8, 2006
  • “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, Michigan Nonprofit SuperConference 2006, Novi, MI, May 2-3, 2006
  • “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, Spotlight on the News, ABC, April 8, 2006
  • “Nonprofits Nearing the Brink”, Lake Erie Social Enterprise Alliance, Erie, PA, March, 2006
  • A Board in Legal Trouble, American Tarantula Association, New Mexico, March, 2006
  • “The AIDS/HIV Quandary: A Challenge to the Nonprofit World”, Oakland University, October 10, 2005
  • Board Orientation, B’nai Brith Organization, September 12, 2005
  • “What is New in the Sector?” Macedonia Delegation to the United States
  • “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, FOX2, March 10, 2006
  • International Visitors Council of Metropolitan Detroit, August 22, 2005
  • “Are Nonprofits Asleep at the Precipice?”  Michigan Nonprofit SuperConference-2005
  •  Statement on the Status of the Nonprofit Sector, Michigan Nonprofit Sector Town Hall Meeting, Southfield, MI., April 27, 2005
  • “The New Board Rules—Use Them or Parish”, Leadership Seminar, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Drachler Program, April 12, 2005.
  • “ Keeping Up With Sarbanes-Oxley in the Nonprofit Environment”, Pontiac Alumni Foundation, Pontiac, Michigan, April 8, 2005.
  • “It’s a New Ballgame-We’re on the Same Team”, Michigan Primary Care Association, Traverse City, MI, August 24, 2004
  • “The Board/ CEO Bond-The Most Powerful Couple in the Nonprofit World”, Michigan Primary Care Association, Traverse City, MI, August 24, 2004
  • “Nonprofits: How to Achieve Success” Comerica Bank Seminar Series, Southfield, MI, June 20, 2004
  • “Who’s Minding the Store? Sharing Responsibility for Nonprofit Leadership”,Volunteerism SuperConference 2004, Michigan Nonprofit Association, May 24, 2004
  • “What’s Happening Inside to Make the Outside Current”, Children’s Leukemia Leadership Foundation of Michigan Forum, Southfield, MI, May 15, 2004
  • “ Initiating a Board”, Volunteer Accounting Service Team, February 19, 2004
  • “A Look @ Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions” United Way-Alliance of  Community Service Agencies, Port Huron (MI), October 10, 2003
  • “Board Basics”, BBYO, Inc. Lay Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 21, 2003
  • “Selected Best Practices for Executive Directors and Boards of Nonprofit Organizations”, Business Practices Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, September 18, 2003
  • “The Role of Governance”, Business Practices Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, September 8, 2003
  •  “Accountability of the Board and Where Is It Going”, United Way of  Oakland County (MI), Pontiac, MI., July 17, 2003
  • “Continuously Surmounting Hurdles”, VAST- MI, Inc., Detroit, April 23, 2003
  • “Who’s In Charge Here?” VAST, Michigan State University Executive Center, Troy, MI, February 27, 2003“Can the CEO/Board Maintain a Harmonious Relationship?” Hillel of Metro Detroit, Detroit, December 10, 2002
  • Understanding the Boards Role”, Sol Drachler Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October 1, 2002
  • “A Way to Move From Here”, Autism Society Of America-Oakland County Chapter, August 28, 2002
  • “Moving Forward”, KADIMA, Southfield, MI, March, 2002
  • “A Partnership Built on Renaissance in Challenging Times”, Lay Leadership Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19, 2002
  • “Roles and Responsibilities of a Nonprofit Board” SUNY-Buffalo Hillel, Buffalo, NY, February 7, 2002
  • “A look at the Way Your Board Should Work” Ohio University Hillel, Athens, Ohio, January 28, 2002
  • On The Horizon, Strategic Grants System”, Lay Leadership Conference,Washington, DC, March 12, 2001
  • “A Board Member’s Perspective”, Project Star, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, October 3, 2000"Setting the Curve: the Role of Michigan's Hillels”, Michigan Student Hillel Consortium Conference, Detroit, March 19, 2000

Mr. Snyder received a Bachelor’s degree from California State University-Northridge and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. He is the first Validated Instructor in Michigan certified by the National Association of Personnel Services.

Awards and Citations:

  • Certified Personnel Consultant of the Year, Michigan Association of Personnel Services

  • Past President’s Award, Michigan Association of Personnel Services
  • Unsung Hero/ Mitzvah Hero, Shalom Street, West Bloomfield, MI
  • Exemplar of Excellence, Hillel International, Washington, D C
  • Certification Program of the Year, Nat’l. Association of Personnel Services
  • Certified Personnel Consultant of the Year, Nat’l. Association of Personnel Services
  • Blue Key National Honorary
  • California State College Special Citation for Exceptional Services
  • Who’s Who in Finance and Industry
  • Citation for Meritorious Service, City of Highland Park, Michigan
  • Board Member of Year, American Cancer Society SEM
  • Staff Award, Comprehensive Health Planning Council and New Detroit, Inc.
  • U.S. Public Health Scholarship 
  • School of Public Health Scholarship, University of Michigan

Board experience:

National

  • 2013-GuideStar User Advisory Board
  • 2006-2014-Treasurer/Member, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Washington, DC
  • 2003-2008-Secretary/Member, Society for Nonprofit Organizations, Canton,MI
  • 2002- 2006 –Member, B’nai Brith Youth Organization International, Washington, DC
  • 1996 to 2004--Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee Hillel International, Washington, DC
  • 2001-2004- Chair, Federation Relations Council, Hillel International, Washington, DC
  • 2000 to 2002--Co-Chairman, Campus Strategic Services Committee, Hillel International, Washington, DC
  • 2000- 2005- Delegate, United Jewish Communities, National Funding Council, New York, NY
  • 1997 to 2001--Member, National Certification Committee, National Association of Personnel Services, New York, NY
  • 1996-1999- Chair, Great Lakes Consortium, Council of Jewish Federations, New York, NY
Statewide
  • 2001- 2002- Member, Michigan Jewish Conference, Lansing, MI
  • ·1996-1999-President/Secretary, Michigan Association of Personnel Services
    • 1996,1997,1999—Chairman/Member, Arbitration Panel, Michigan Association of Personnel Services
    • 1995-1998--Chairperson, Certification Committee, Michigan Association of Personnel Services
    • 1969-1970-Member, California State Colleges, Los Angeles, California
Regional/Local
  • 2001-present- President, Member, Hillel of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 2004-2006- Member, Eastern Michigan University Hillel, Ypsilanti, MI
  • 1988-89 Member, Michigan State University Hillel, East Lansing, MI
  • 1996-2005 Chair/Member, Michigan Hillel Consortium, Detroit
  • 2002- 2006- Member, B’nai Brith Youth Organization of MI, West Bloomfield
  • 2003-2009-Member, Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., Oak Park, MI
  • 2006-2009-Treasurer-Visiting Nurse Home Support Services, Oak Park, MI
  • 2005-2007-Member, Oakland University School of Nursing Board of Visitors, Rochester,  MI
  • 1998 to 2009--Member, Board of Governors/Executive Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 1998-2001--Chairperson, Allocations Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 2001-2005--Chair, National Agencies Council, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 1998 to 2005-Member, Executive Committee, United Jewish Foundation
  • 2002-2004- Member, Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 1998 to 2001--Member, Board of Directors, Max M. Fisher Foundation, Detroit
  • 2002- 2004- Member, Advisory Board, Florence Melton Adult Mini-School
  • 1982-1988-Officer/Member, Neighborhood Services Organization, Detroit
  • 1978 to 1982-Vice Chairman/Member, American Cancer Society, Detroit

    

         

        

 

Gary R. Snyder Biographical Sketch Email gary.r.snyder@gmail.com 6584 Pleasant Lake Court West Bloomfield, Michigan 48322 248/324-3700 website: www.garyrsnyder.com Gary Snyder focuses on all aspects of the nonprofit organization. An accomplished board member, speaker, and gifted consultant he brings in-depth experiences to bear on a wide variety of charity-related issues. With his thorough knowledge of the nonprofit sector, he has shared his wealth of experience in his latest publications: Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector and Nonprofits: On the Brink. In both books he brings his unique perspective in a systematic approach in meeting the challenges of today’s nonprofit climate. He also publishes a bi-weekly newsletter: Nonprofit Imperative. Mr. Snyder’s experiences have included: ➢ NONPROFIT IMPERATIVE LLC/Nonprofit Management Group Managing Director, 2002- Present ➢ F-O-R-T-U-N-E PERSONNEL CONSULTANTS OF NOVI (fpc) President, 1988-2002 ➢ WARREN HOSPITAL CORPORATION Chief Executive Officer, 1985-1988, Vice President, 1983-1985 ➢ COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN Director of Planning, 1974-1976, 1978-1983 ➢ CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE Member, 1976-1978 ➢ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Consultant, 1976-1978 ➢ NEW DETROIT, INC. Director of Health, 1972-1974 Books, Articles, Publications and References: ➢ Another Year’s Free Pass, (Brattleboro Reformer) ➢ The Big Business of Breast Cancer (Marie Claire) ➢ Charities Are Threatened By Fraud (American Chronicle) ➢ The Book Nook (EO Tax Journal 2011-151) ➢ Expose Homeless ➢ Charity Navigator in Context (Tactical Philanthropy) ➢ Best Selling Author and His Charity Are Under Scrutiny (American Chronicle) ➢ Change You Can Invest In: Social Entrepreneurship, (National Public Radio (NPR) ➢ Navy Vets Leader Made An Unchecked Rise Into Elite Status, (St. Petersburg Times) ➢ Angel Food Salary Debated, (The Gazette) ➢ Theft in the Nonprofit World, (Asian American Giving) ➢ Compensation On The Rise At Nonprofits (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) ➢ Food Stamp Bill Raises Questions (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) ➢ Be more of a business and less like a family….” (Crain’s) ➢ Charity begins at home (Worchester (MA) Telegram) ➢ Insider theft a big problem for small charities (msnbc.com) ➢ ACORN: A Lesson For All To Learn (ncrp.org) ➢ Making Tough Decisions Defines Leaders (ncrp.org) ➢ A Large Uptick in Fraud Met By A Yawn (Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners Examiner) ➢ Just Thinking …(about philanthropy) (ncrp.org) ➢ Form vs. Substance (ncrp.org) ➢ A Not So Silent Watchdog (ncrp.org) ➢ PhilanTopic, Regulation/Oversight ➢ Just Thinking…(ncrp.org) ➢ Rating Agencies Need A Fresh Look (ncrp.org) ➢ Let the Crisis in Nonprofits Drive Change (ncrp.org) ➢ Are Charities Ignoring a Spike in Nonprofit Fraud? (Chronicle of Philanthropy) ➢ A Large Uptick In Charitable Fraud Is Met With A Yawn (ncrp.org) ➢ Funding Incompetence (ncrp.org) ➢ An Assault on Charities (ncrp.org) ➢ Nonprofit Hospitals Chase Debt (The Sun News) ➢ Is CEO Pay at Angel Food Ministries Excessive (Atlantic Journal Constitution) ➢ Where’s the Ire? (ncrp.org) ➢ Five Rivers leaders guilty on six counts (The Sun News) ➢ Angel Food chief has led up-and-down life (Atlanta Journal Constitution) ➢ The Best Charitable Watchdog Going Kaput (ncrp.org) ➢ Our Students Deserve Better (ncrp.org) ➢ National Religious Broadcasters March 7, 2009 ➢ Siphoning Off Sacred Funds (ncrp.org) ➢ The Accountants and Regulators Role in the Current Collapse (ncrp.org) ➢ Veterans Whine as Executives Dine (ncrp.org) ➢ Government agency Monitoring: Indifference and Hush (ncrp.org) ➢ Veterans Whine as Executives Dine (Ethics World) ➢ The Suffering Nonprofit Sector (ncrp.org) ➢ Has all that money lead to decay of the nonprofit sector? (ncrp.org) ➢ Nonprofit Crisis—A Terrible Thing to Waste (ncrp.org) ➢ Donors as Beneficiaries (ncrp.org) ➢ Aspen Philanthropy Newsletter (October 2008; Report #149) ➢ Nonprofit Board Crisis, October 20,2008 ➢ Growing Nonprofits Consider Increased Government Involvement, Current Affairs (September 10,2008) ➢ Leadership, Directors and a Troubled United Way (ncrp.org) ➢ Bad Charity Choice (nonprofit amiss) ➢ What Congressionally Chartered Organizations Have in Common: Trouble (ncrp.org) ➢ Nonprofit Law Blog ➢ Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners-SEM ➢ How to Check Out a Job Candidate's Background (The Chronicle of Philanthropy) ➢ Right Man for Job Gets Top Pay (Atlantic Journal Constitution) ➢ Salary for Leader of Police Charity Causes Uproar (The Chronicle of Philanthropy) ➢ Charity Fraud Twice as Bad as Other Sectors (ncrp.org) ➢ Son is hired despite arrests (St. Petersburg Times) ➢ Surrendering the Charitable Sector (nonprofit amiss) ➢ Reference Checking is a Must (ncrp.org) ➢ Is Leadership Denial Feeding the Charitable Sector Crisis? (Responsive Philanthropy) ➢ Finally, Some Leadership (ncrp.org) ➢ Is the Close Relationship Between the Charitable Sector and the Government Healthy? (ncrp.org) ➢ Giving Fundraising (and charities) a Bad Name (ncrp.org) ➢ Can Accountability Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector-Donor Relationship? (MI. Nonprofit SuperConference 2008) ➢ You Asked for It (ncrp.org) ➢ A Compromised Charitable Sector (ncrp.org) ➢ Report sketches crime costing billion: theft from charities (New York Times) ➢ Need for Religious Conversion (ncrp.org) ➢ Charity and Politics Are Not A Good Mix (ncrp.org) ➢ Watching the Watch Dogs, (ncrp.org) ➢ Does Charity Give Back? (Portfolio Magazine) ➢ Reviving Charities Will Take Some Change (nonprofit amiss), December, 2007 ➢ Principles May Have a Dangerous Journey (ncrp.org), December, 2007 ➢ Yes, Another Red Cross Disaster (nonprofits amiss), December, 2007 ➢ Red Cross Disaster (nonprofits amiss), November, 2007 ➢ Softening Charity Misdeeds Sentencing (ncrp.org), November, 2007 ➢ Unbelievable: Another Red Cross Debacle (ncrp.org), November, 2007 ➢ “Lack of Clarity Ends Up in Poor Leadership” (ncrp.org), September 21, 2007 ➢ “A Climate Ripe for the Picking”, Nonprofits Amiss, August 31, 2007 ➢ Testimony to the U.S. House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee ➢ “The Nonprofit Sector Crossroads”, National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy, ncrp.org, August 17, 2007 ➢ “Red Cross Insiders Just Don’t Get It”, National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy, ncrp.org. July, 2007 ➢ “Watchdog keeps tabs on Nonprofit Abuses and Scams”, Nonprofit News, Hano-Hawaii.org, June 1, 2007 ➢ “Red Cross Needs a Tough CEO”, Chronicle of Philanthropy, May 16, 2007 ➢ “Where Were You Mr. Vice President? What Were You Thinking Mr. Chief Justice?” National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy (ncrp.org) May 5, 2007 ➢ “Tax Records Show No Staff, No Controls”, The Virgin Islands Daily News, April 6, 2007 ➢ “Can Bigger Misdeeds Lead to Smaller Sentences?”, Nonprofits Amiss, March 19, 2007 ➢ “Does the Penalty Meet the Deceit?” ncrp.org blog, March 16, 2007 ➢ “Nonprofit Roles and Responsibilities of the United States based on a comparative analysis of perspective” – (NANKAI (China) BUSINESS REVIEW) ➢ “Watchdog keeps tabs on nonprofit abuses and scams”, HANO, February, 2007 ➢ “Philanthropy at the Crossroads”, ncrp.org, February 5, 2007 ➢ “Tough Call” Trent Stamp’s Take, February 1, 2007 (reference) ➢ “2006: A Memorable Year”, ncrp.org, January 3, 2007 ➢ “Despite What Some Might Say, the Catholic Church Has a Big Problem: Embezzlement…The Charity Governance Blog, January 2, 2007 (reference) ➢ “Board quit, but trouble persists”, The Sun News, December 31, 2006 ➢ “Should the Public Feel its Being Duped by Charities?” ncrp.org, December 21, 2006 ➢ “Five Rivers Paid for Controversial King Visit”, The Sun News, December 17, 2006 ➢ “Corruption Thrives as Nonprofit Boards Forfeit Oversight Role”, Palm Beach Post, December 18, 2006 ➢ “Board Not Consulted on Wages, The Sun News, December 10, 2006 ➢ Contributor, Responsive Philanthropy, quarterly publication of the National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy ➢ “Reviving Charities Will Take Some Trust”, Oakland Press, November 29, 2006 ➢ “Stories of Livin’ Large in South Carolina: Five Rivers Community Development Corp and the Price All Nonprofits are Likely to Pay”, The Charity Governance Blog, November 9, 2006 (reference) ➢ “Local Authors…Nonprofit Consultant to Appear”, Detroit Free Press, November 5, 2006 ➢ “N.Y. Program Denies Giving Funds Reported on Tax Return”, The Sun News, October 8, 2006 ➢ “Conflicts of Interest at Five Points”, The Sun News, September 30, 2006 ➢ “Nonprofit Pay Rises Under Little Oversight” The Sun News, August 20, 2006 ➢ “Self-Regulation Needed by Charities”, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 17, 2006 (Letter to editor) ➢ “June’s Straight To Hell Winner”, Trent Stamp’s Take, June 13, 2006 (a reference) ➢ “Watchdogs? What Watchdogs?”, Nonprofit World, March/April, 2006 ➢ “Socially Responsible Business Isn’t Just for Business”, Socially Responsible Business Forum, March 24, 2006 (reference) ➢ “Boards Must Change the Way they Do Business’” Americans for the Arts, The National Arts Policy Database, May 8, 2006 ➢ “Hear No Malfeasance, See No Lapses, Speak of No Misconduct”, Nonprofit World, January/February 2006 ➢ Nonprofits: On the Brink, iUniverse, February 2006 ➢ “Deceit and Managing the Broken Nonprofit Sector”, PNNOnline, October 12, 2005 ➢ “Our Children Are Being Shortchanged…big–time”, Ohio Nonprofit Resources.net, October, 2005 ➢ “Nonprofit Boards can learn from Travails of Corporate Counterparts”, Ohio Nonprofit Resources.net, October, 2005 ➢ Have a Strong Nominating Committee, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, August 15, 2005 ➢ “How Disappointing! Nonprofit Problems Get Bigger and Bigger”, TBD ➢ “Who’s Minding the Store”, Nonprofit World, July-August, 2005 ➢ Job Responsibilities, Nonprofit Startup Guide, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Grand Valley State University, March 30, 2005, pp.22 ➢ “Turnaround Needed”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005 (reprint) ➢ “Governance Practices and Pitfalls”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005 ➢ “Boards Must Change the Ways They Do Business”, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, February 4, 2005 ➢ “Will You be the Other Victim in the Tsunami”, PNN Online, January 5, 2005 ➢ “Turnaround Needed! How to Get Started” Nonprofit World, Volume 22, No. 6, November/December 2004 ➢ “What’s all the Buzz About? Nonprofit World, Volume 22, No. 2 March/April 2004 ➢ “How to Safeguard Your Nonprofit Organization”, National Coalition of Homeless Newsletter, November-December, 2003 ➢ Governance Chapter, The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, fourth edition, 2003 ➢ “Initiating a New Board Member”, MichiganNonprofit.com, November 17, 2003 ➢ “Boards Must Change the Way They Do Business”, Nonprofit World, July/August 2003 ➢ “Crisis in the Boardroom-Can We Avoid Catastrophe?” Nonprofit World, 2003 ➢ “Did Anyone Do Anything Right”, CORP! Magazine, May, 2002 ➢ “Nonprofit Boards Can Learn from the Travails of Corporate Counterparts”, Crain’s Michigan Nonprofit, March 27, 2002 ➢ “Agreeing To Serve”, CORP!, Magazine, August, 2001 ➢ “Keeping Campus Hillels Relevant”, Jewish News, March 3, 2000 ➢ “Say What?” The Integrity Quotient,” Inside NAPS, March, 1998 ➢ “Image Building Through Certification,” Inside NAPS, April 1997 ➢ Editor, Certification Close Up, Michigan Association of Personnel Services, January 1996 to 2000 ➢ Editor, Law Review, Michigan Association of Personnel Services, January 1996 to 2000 ➢ Editor, MI Assoc of Personnel Services Newsletter, 1997 to 2000 Featured in print, broadcast, and online media outlets, including: Vermont Public Radio, Miami Herald, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, The Sun News, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Wall Street Journal (Profile, News and Photos), FOX2, ABC Spotlight on the News, WWJ Radio, Marie Clarie, Ethics World, Tactical Philanthropy, Aspen Philanthropy Newsletter, Harvard Business Review, Current Affairs, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, St. Petersburg Times, Board Room Insider, USA Today Topics, Accountants News, Newsweek.com, Responsive Philanthropy Magazine, New York Times, Portfolio Magazine, The Virgin Islands Daily News, NANKAI (China) BUSINESS REVIEW, National Religious Broadcasters newsletter, The Charity Governance Blog, American Chronicle, Palm Beach Post, Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press, Nonprofit World, Socially Responsible Business Forum, PNNOnline, Ohio Nonprofit Resources, Nonprofit Good Practice Guide, Nonprofit Startup Guide, Nonprofit Blog, National Coalition of Homeless Newsletter, The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, MichiganNonprofit.com, CORP! Magazine, Crain’s Michigan Nonprofit, ncrp.org, PhilanTopic, Nashville Free Press, Nonprofit Law Blog, Seniors World Chronicle, Carnegie Reporter, Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners Examiner, msnbc.com, Worchester (MA) Telegram and Gazette, Carnegie Corporation of America, EO Tax Journal, Wikipedia: Non-profit Organizations; Parent: Wise Austin, Accountants News, Veterans Today • Nonprofits: On the Brink (iUniverse, 2006) • Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector (xlibris, 2011) Presentations/Retreats/Seminars/ Media Appearances (Recent) ➢ American Institute of CPAs June, 2012 ➢ Finance and Administration Roundtable, September, 2012 ➢ TBD, Grand Valley State University May, 2011 ➢ “Nonprofit Fraud: If You Deny, You Condon!” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, September, 2008 ➢ Can Accountability Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector-Donor Relationship? (MI. Nonprofit SuperConference 2008) ➢ U.S. Chess Federation, February 26, 2007 ➢ Response to Grant Thornton Study, WWJ Radio, February 5, 2007 ➢ Adult Well-Being Services, Detroit, MI, December 21, 2006 ➢ “Toughening Up the Board”, Eastern Michigan University Hillel, December 7, 2006 ➢ “The Leader for the New Era Nonprofit”, Supporting Families with Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Conference, November 14, 2006, Grand Rapids, MI ➢ JCC Book Fair, Jewish Center of Metropolitan Detroit, November 5, 2006 ➢ Work Group for Merger of NCNA/SNPO, 2006-2007 ➢ “Nonprofits: Challenges and Solutions”, Messiah Housing Corporation, Detroit, MI, June 8, 2006 ➢ “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, Michigan Nonprofit SuperConference 2006, Novi, MI, May 2-3, 2006 ➢ “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, Spotlight on the News, ABC, April 8, 2006 ➢ “Nonprofits: On the Brink”, FOX2, March 10, 2006 ➢ “Nonprofits Nearing the Brink”, Lake Erie Social Enterprise Alliance, Erie, PA, March, 2006 ➢ A Board in Legal Trouble, American Tarantula Association, New Mexico, March, 2006 ➢ “The AIDS/HIV Quandary: A Challenge to the Nonprofit World”, Oakland University, October 10, 2005 ➢ Board Orientation, B’nai Brith Organization, September 12, 2005 ➢ “What is New in the Sector?” Macedonia Delegation to the United States, International Visitors Council of Metropolitan Detroit, August 22, 2005 ➢ “Are Nonprofits Asleep at the Precipice?” Michigan Nonprofit SuperConference- 2005, Dearborn, MI., June 14, 2005 ➢ Statement on the Status of the Nonprofit Sector, Michigan Nonprofit Sector Town Hall Meeting, Southfield, MI., April 27, 2005 ➢ “The New Board Rules—Use Them or Parish”, Leadership Seminar, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Drachler Program, April 12, 2005. ➢ “ Keeping Up With Sarbanes-Oxley in the Nonprofit Environment”, Pontiac Alumni Foundation, Pontiac, Michigan, April 8, 2005. ➢ “It’s a New Ballgame-We’re on the Same Team”, Michigan Primary Care Association, Traverse City, MI, August 24, 2004 ➢ “The Board/ CEO Bond-The Most Powerful Couple in the Nonprofit World”, Michigan Primary Care Association, Traverse City, MI, August 24, 2004 ➢ “Nonprofits: How to Achieve Success” Comerica Bank Seminar Series, Southfield, MI, June 20, 2004 ➢ “Who’s Minding the Store? Sharing Responsibility for Nonprofit Leadership”, Volunteerism SuperConference 2004, Michigan Nonprofit Association, May 24, 2004 ➢ “What’s Happening Inside to Make the Outside Current”, Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan Leadership Forum, Southfield, MI, May 15, 2004 ➢ “ Initiating a Board”, Volunteer Accounting Service Team, February 19, 2004 ➢ “A Look @ Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions” United Way-Alliance of Community Service Agencies, Port Huron (MI), October 10, 2003 ➢ “Board Basics”, BBYO, Inc. Lay Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 21, 2003 ➢ “Selected Best Practices for Executive Directors and Boards of Nonprofit Organizations”, Business Practices Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, September, 18, 2003 ➢ “The Role of Governance”, Business Practices Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, September, 8, 2003 ➢ “Accountability of the Board and Where Is It Going”, United Way of Oakland County (MI), Pontiac, MI., July 17, 2003 ➢ “Continuously Surmounting Hurdles”, VAST- MI, Inc, Detroit, April 23, 2003 ➢ “Who’s In Charge Here?” VAST, Michigan State University Executive Center, Troy, MI, February 27, 2003 ➢ “Can the CEO/Board Maintain a Harmonious Relationship?”, Hillel of Metro Detroit, Detroit, December 10, 2002 ➢ “Understanding the Boards Role”, Sol Drachler Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October 1, 2002 ➢ “A Way to Move From Here” , Autism Society Of America-Oakland County Chapter, August 28, 2002 ➢ “Moving Forward”, Kadima, Southfield, MI, March, 2002 ➢ “A Partnership Built on Renaissance in Challenging Times”, Lay Leadership Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19, 2002 ➢ “Roles and Responsibilities of a Nonprofit Board” SUNY-Buffalo Hillel, Buffalo, NY, February 7, 2002 ➢ “A look at the Way Your Board Should Work” Ohio University Hillel, Athens, Ohio, January 28, 2002 ➢ “On The Horizon, Strategic Grants System”, Lay Leadership Conference, Washington, DC, March 12, 2001 ➢ “A Board Member’s Perspective”, Project Star, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, October 3, 2000. ➢ "Setting the Curve: the Role of Michigan's Hillels”, Michigan Student Hillel Consortium Conference, Detroit, March 19, 2000 Mr. Snyder received a Bachelor’s degree from California State University in Northridge and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. He is the first Validated Instructor in Michigan certified for the National Association of Personnel Services. Awards and Citations: ➢ Certified Personnel Consultant of the Year, Michigan Association of Personnel Services ➢ Past President’s Award, Michigan Association of Personnel Services ➢ Unsung Hero/ Mitzvah Hero, Shalom Street, ➢ Exemplar of Excellence, Hillel International, Washington, D C ➢ Certification Program of the Year, Nat’l. Association of Personnel Services ➢ Certified Personnel Consultant of the Year, Nat’l. Association of Personnel Services ➢ Blue Key National Honorary ➢ California State College Special Citation for Exceptional Services ➢ Who’s Who in Finance and Industry ➢ Citation for Meritorious Service, City of Highland Park, Michigan ➢ Board Member of Year, American Cancer Society SEM ➢ Staff Award, Comprehensive Health Planning Council and New Detroit, Inc ➢ U.S. Public Health Scholarship, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Board experience: ➢ 2006-present-Treasuer, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Washington, DC ➢ 2001-present- President, Member, Hillel of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 2003-2009-Member, Visiting Nurse Association, Inc, Oak Park, MI ➢ 2006-2009- Treasurer-Visiting Nurse Home Support Services, Oak Park, MI ➢ 2003-2008-Secretary/Member, Society for Nonprofit Organizations, Canton, MI ➢ 2005-2007 Oakland University School of Nursing Board of Visitors, Rochester, MI ➢ 2004-2006- Member, Eastern Michigan University Hillel, Ypsilanti, MI ➢ 2002- 2006 –Member, B’nai Brith Youth Organization International, Washington, DC ➢ 2002- 2006- Member, B’nai Brith Youth Organization of MI, West Bloomfield ➢ 1996-2005 Chair/Member, Michigan Hillel Consortium, Detroit ➢ 2001- 2004- Chair, Federation Relations Council, Hillel International, Washington, DC ➢ 2001-2005--Chair, National Agencies Council, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 1996 to 2004--Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee Hillel International, Washington, DC ➢ 2000 to 2002--Co-Chairman, Campus Strategic Services Committee, Hillel International, Washington, DC ➢ 2000- 2005- Delegate, United Jewish Communities, National Funding Council, New York, NY ➢ 1998 to 2005--Member, Executive Committee, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 1998 to 2009--Member, Board of Governors, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 1998 to 2005-Member, Executive Committee, United Jewish Foundation ➢ 2002- 2004- Member, Advisory Board, Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, Detroit ➢ 2002-2004- Member, Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 1996-1999-President/Secretary, Michigan Association of Personnel Services ➢ 1998-2001--Chairperson, Allocations Committee Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit ➢ 1996,1997,1999—Chairman/Member, Arbitration Panel, Michigan Association of Personnel Services ➢ 1995-1998--Chairperson, Certification Committee, Michigan Association of Personnel Services ➢ 1997 to 2001--Member, National Certification Committee, National Association of Personnel Services, New York, NY ➢ 2001- 2002- Member, Michigan Jewish Conference, Lansing, MI ➢ 1998 to 2001--Member, Board of Directors, Max M. Fisher Foundation, Detroit, MI ➢ 1996-1999- Chair, Great Lakes Consortium, Council of Jewish Federations, New York, NY ➢ 1988-89 Member, Michigan State University Hillel, East Lansing, MI ➢ 1982-1988-Officer/Member, Neighborhood Services Organization, Detroit ➢ 1978 to 1982—Vice Chairman, American Cancer Society, Detroit ➢ 1969-Member, California State College, Los Angeles, California 1/11

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