Board of Directors 2021-2022
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Linda Frum, Chair
Jeffrey Rosenthal, Vice-Chair
Ariella Rohringer, Treasurer
Warren Kimel, Immediate Past Chair
Adam Minsky is the President and CEO of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, beginning his service in 2016 at age 45. Throughout his career prior to becoming CEO, Adam was deeply involved with Federation and its affiliated partner organizations.
Adam’s leadership extends well past Toronto’s borders, as he played an integral role in the founding of many important national initiatives including the creation of the Canada Israel Experience and its Birthright Israel programs.
For more than a decade, Adam has dedicated himself to strengthening the strategic impact of UJA Federation through its network of local, national and international agencies. Most recently, Adam led the development of UJA Federation’s Strategic Plan with outlines an exciting vision for the future of UJA Federation.
In 2013, Adam was honoured to receive the Gordon Wolfe Award for Professional Leadership in recognition of his ability to lead with vision, integrity, Jewish values and humility.
Adam is married to Heidi Brown, a Toronto lawyer, and they have three children.
The Honourable Linda Frum represents the Province of Ontario in the Senate of Canada. She has served on the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, the Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Committee, and the Banking, Trade and Commerce Committee. She currently sits on the Committee of Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament, and the standing Committee for the Library of Parliament.
A former journalist and author, Senator Frum was a columnist with the National Post, a contributing editor to Maclean’s, published two books, and won a Gemini Award for Best Social-Political Documentary Program.
Senator Frum is an active member of the Jewish community. Currently, she serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, after serving as Vice-Chair for two years, and chairing a number of UJA committees and initiatives. She served as Co-Chair of UJA’s Annual Campaign in 2018 and also serves on the board of the United Israel Appeal.
She is a member of the International Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Committee and an Honourary Board member of NGO Monitor. She has previously served as the vice chair of the board of Upper Canada College, as well as a board member with Bishop Strachan School, the Art Gallery of Ontario Foundation, and Mount Sinai Hospital. She also serves as a board member for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
In recognition of her civic contributions, Senator Frum has received the Golda Meir Leadership Award from the State of Israel Bonds, an honourary Doctor of Humane Letters from Yeshiva University, and the Rothschild Humanitarian Award from Shaare Zedek Hospital. In 2019, she was awarded an honourary degree from Hebrew University for her leadership based on the principles of equality, freedom, and human rights.
She lives in Toronto with her husband Howard Sokolowski—together they have five children and two grandchildren.