James A. Whitehill was elected President of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona (JCF) in May, 2106.
Whitehill has served as a JCF Trustee since 2008. Board member Goggy Davidowitz is a newly elected Vice President. New Board members include Caron Mitchell, Stephen Rodgveller and James Shiner.
Whitehill, a native Tucsonan, is a practicing attorney with Whitehill Law Offices, which he founded 20 years ago. He is certified as a Specialist in Real Estate Law by the State Bar of Arizona; has concentrated his practice on real estate, business and estate law for more than 25 years; and has received numerous legal and community awards. Whitehill has served for 20 years on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona and is an active member of Arizona Town Hall.
“Jim is a dedicated volunteer and an extraordinary, wise, kind and compassionate person who will put all of his community service to work on behalf of the Foundation,” says JCF CEO Tracy Salkowitz.
Founded in 1975, JCF is an independent organization that is an affiliated agency of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. The Foundation legacy team provides expert support for 1) individuals and families (and their professional advisors) interested in supporting what they care about through donor-advised funds and endowment funds, and 2) organizations interested in establishing custodial funds for long-term support.