Role

Board of Trustees

Bio

Cathy Siegel Weiss became a Foundation trustee in 1994 and is a past chair of The Foundation. Mrs. Siegel Weiss served as the past chair of the Center for Designed Philanthropy Advisory Committee, is a member of the Investment Committee, and has served as co-chair of both the Marketing Committee and the Investment Committee. She is extensively involved in the Jewish, civic and political arenas. Mrs. Siegel Weiss recently served as co-chair of the Board of Trustees of Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Television Network and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. As the first woman president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), Mrs. Siegel Weiss was chair of AJC's National Advocacy Task Force and sat on the Board of Trustees of the Center for Early Education and the NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund Advisory Committee. She has also been co-chair of the Jewish Community Relations Committee's Commission on the Middle East. She has served as a member of the Hebrew Union College Board of Overseers, the Beverly Hills Education Foundation, the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission, the UCLA Chancellor's Community Advisory Commission and the Los Angeles Coalition of 100 Steering Committee. She earned her bachelor's degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Hastings Law School. She is a member of the State Bar of California.

Expertise/Specialty Areas:

  • Law
  • Lay leadership

Community Leadership Summary:

  • Foundation trustee and past chair; member, Investment Committee; past co-chair, Marketing and Investment Committees
  • Co-chair, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Board of Trustees
  • Trustee, Jewish Television Network
  • Member, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • President, Los Angeles Chapter of the American Jewish Committee (AJC); past chair of AJC's National Advocacy Task Force
  • Past co-chair, Jewish Community Relations Committee's Commission on the Middle East
  • Past trustee, Center for Early Education and the NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund Advisory Committee; Hebrew Union College Board of Overseers; the Beverly Hills Education Foundation; the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission; the UCLA Chancellor's Community Advisory Commission and the Los Angeles Coalition of 100 Steering Committee