Lines of Communication

Regarding your article on “Power Plays” (#14): while it is true that the women’s affiliate of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, has its own Board of Trustees (all women of course), the main Board — the UAHC Boad of Trustees — is not as stated, a “men’s board with the women’s auxiliary generally having one slot on it.” Currently 34 of the 180 members of the UAHC Board of Trustees are women. That is approximately 19 percent of the total, an improvement over the 12 percent that existed about five years ago. Moreover, 15 percent of those serving on the UAHC Executive Committee are women, nine out of 60.

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