Meet Our Advisory Board
Arthur Slepian is Board Chair of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund. Previously, he was the founder and a board member of A Wider Bridge, the North American organization working through education, advocacy, relationship-building and grant-making to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for Israel by cultivating constructive engagement with Israel. Arthur loves to walk his dog, listen to Broadway showtunes and sample dessert wines with his husband.
Vlad Khaykin serves as the inaugural Director of Programs on Antisemitism at the Anti-Defamation League.
Vlad joined ADL in 2014 as the Associate Director for the Central Pacific Region, leading the office’s international affairs work, representing ADL to leading social media
and internet technology companies in Silicon Valley, and delivering all programs related to antisemitism and white nationalism.
Before joining ADL, Vlad served as the Assistant Director for Communications and
Advocacy for the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in Philadelphia where he
advocated on issues related to immigration reform, foreign policy, and human rights
with state and federal lawmakers and foreign diplomats. Prior to AJC, Vlad worked in
the International Programs department of the Jewish Community Relations Council of
Vlad earned dual Master’s degrees in Non-Profit Leadership and Near Eastern & Judaic
Studies from Brandeis University, where he was awarded the Genesis Fellowship, and a
B.A. in Economics and Business Management from the University of California, Santa
A former refugee from state-sanctioned antisemitism in the Soviet Union and a
grandson of Holocaust survivors, Vlad holds ADL’s work to secure justice and fair
treatment for all deeply personal.
Erin is an activist and social entrepreneur. This leading voice on sustainability, social impact and millennials recently ran for US Congress and has developed eco-education for millions since co-founding Turning Green in 2005. Erin speaks and consults internationally, contributes to top media, and led #ChefsForPuertoRico post-Hurricane Maria, serving 3.7+ million meals and investing in food systems island wide, now driving her non-profit’s Conscious Kitchen to serve hot, organic, nutritious meals to students, elders and vulnerable populations near her home in Marin County. This bold innovator and community organizer inspires and mobilizes people to activate passion for social impact and policy change.
America 2012, Jubilee USA Network and American Jewish World Service. In addition, she serves as a board member for the JCRC of Greater Washington and the Inter Jewish Muslim Alliance (IJMA). She has been featured in forwarding, Refinery 29, Washington Jewish Weekly,
Tablet Magazine, the Washington Post, Politico, CNN, and the Jerusalem Post. She was spoken at the ADL Never Again is Now Summit and National Leadership Summit, The Israel Forum at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, Z3, The Israeli Embassy, and RESULTS International Conference. In her free time, Carly enjoys engaging in Jewish Twitter and making Shabbat with her family.