MACCABI USA ANNOUNCES ITS NEWLY ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS

Philadelphia, PA, February 6, 2018 – The Maccabi USA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following members elected to its Board of Directors for 2018. The election took place at the Annual Meeting of the Organization on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Newark, NJ. They include: Daniel Cosgrove of Los Angeles, CA; Joel Goldstein of Cary, NC; Scott Kalb of Greenwich, CT; Arthur Lavitt of Charlotte, NC; Beth Margolis of Dresher, PA; Jed Margolis of Dresher, PA; Adam Moyerman of Philadelphia, PA; Mike Schiesel of Mission Viejo, CA; Neil Solomon, MD of San Francisco, CA; Julie Tucker of Columbia, MD; and D. Randall Winn of New York, NY.

Maccabi USA is thrilled to welcome the first-time elected members for the 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2021 elected terms. Prior to serving on the 2018 Board the elected members have participated in various sporting events with Maccabi USA. Daniel Cosgrove is a four-time alumnus athlete for softball; Joel Goldstein is a three-time alumnus athlete and coach for badminton; Scott Kalb is a two-time alumnus athlete for tennis; Arthur Lavitt is a two-time alumnus athlete for golf and coach for basketball; Beth Margolis is an eight-time alumnus as an Accommodations Manager and Israel Connect Co-Chair; Jed Margolis is a nine-time alumnus as an Accommodations Manager, Team USA Manager, and past Maccabi USA Executive Director; Adam Moyerman is a seven-time alumnus athlete for judo; Mike Schiesel is a three-time alumnus athlete and coach for water polo; Neil Solomon, MD is an athlete alum for squash; Julie Tucker is a three-time alumnus as a Certified Athletic Trainer; and D. Randall Winn is a three-time alumnus athlete soccer.

Maccabi USA builds Jewish pride through sports, generating the emotional intensity, high ideals, and powerful camaraderie of competition.  We connect athletes, volunteers, and supporters with the global Jewish community.  Our athletic, educational, and cultural experiences build Jewish identity, perpetuate Jewish continuity worldwide, and strengthen support for the State of Israel.

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Dakota Marine at 215-561-6900 x4156 or dmarine@maccabiusa.com.

About the organization:
Maccabi USA (MUSA) is a federally-recognized not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Organization with an extensive history of enriching Jewish lives through athletic, cultural and educational programs.  The Organization is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games, and the Pan American and European Maccabi Games, as well as a sponsor of the JCC Maccabi Games for teens in North America.  As the official Maccabi representative in the U.S., Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the United States, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.

MUSA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities.  It strives to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings.  MUSA supports programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish Continuity, Zionism and Excellence in Sport.  Maccabi USA Builds Jewish Pride Through Sports.

Maccabi USA is a U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The Organization is one of 38 MSOs nationwide to be recognized by the USOC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level, and is rated as a four-star non-profit by Charity Navigator.                                       

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