Israel Policy Forum is thrilled to announce the election of Danielle Bella Ellison (Washington, D.C.), Steven C. Koppel (New York), and Richard Robin (Los Angeles) to the organization’s Board of Directors. 

Danielle Bella Ellison, a founding chair of IPF Atid D.C., is an associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. Previously she served at the U.S. Department of Justice. Danielle is a member of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Access D.C. Marshall Society, the Hadassah Attorneys and Judges Council Amicus Brief Program Committee, and the Yale Alumni Fund Board of Directors.

Steven C. Koppel is a partner at Sidley Austin LLP. He is Chairman of the Board of The Doe Fund, Inc., past Chair of the Board of AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, and First Vice President and member of the Board of Trustees at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in New York City. 

Richard Robin, an IDF veteran, is the former CEO of NAS Insurance and former President of the Tokio Marine HCC Cyber and Professional Lines Group. He is the former President of the Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School Board of Trustees, a former board member at Camp Ramah in California, and the Vice President of Development for Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California.  

Israel Policy Forum is an American organization that works toward a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on two states and a vision of a Jewish, democratic, and secure Israel by providing credible and constructive policy analysis and educational resources for policymakers and community leaders.

“We are thrilled and honored that these distinguished leaders in the American Jewish community are joining our board,” said Board Chair Susie Gelman, “Israel Policy Forum’s work in Washington and in the Jewish community is as challenging and critical as ever. Steven, Richard, and Danielle stand out as dedicated, accomplished leaders in the Jewish community and we look forward to the wealth of insight and wisdom they will bring as members of our organization’s leadership.”

More detailed bios of these leaders and a complete list of Israel Policy Forum’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council can be found here.