Michael Laufer Committee Member

Michael is an apparel industry executive who retired in 2007 from his business, Rhoda Lee, Inc., where he served as President and CEO.  Michael is a non-practicing attorney and CPA. 

His non-profit involvement includes several roles within the reform movement, such as member of the Union for Reform Judaism North American Board of Trustees; Member – Reform Pension Board; Chair - URJ Conference of Presidents and more. Michael is a long term member of Board and Executive Committee of Temple Shaaray Tefila, New York. He also held several roles within UJA-Federation of New York, such as Synergy Coordinating Council; Chair 2013 – 2016; Member of Council 2008-2018; member of Israeli Judaism Committee and more.

He is a Member of Board and Leadership Cabinet of American Zionist Movement, member of the Board of (ARZENU); member of the Board of Tulane University Hillel Board, New Orleans, member of the Board of The New York Jewish Week.
Michael and his wife Audrey live in Manhattan and have two daughters.

he is a committee member since September 2018.