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Board of Trustees ~ ועד מנהל

Vice President – Finance/Treasurer

Don Hoffman

Don Hoffman is a native of Los Angeles.  Don came to Phoenix in 1985. With a background in accounting and management, he became an entrepreneur and started or acquired several businesses over the following 25 years. In 2001 Don began giving back to the community by serving on the boards of several non-profit organizations. In 2007 Don met Joyce Glass and they have been together ever since. Don and Joyce learned about Nefesh Soul in 2013, and are happy to be able to serve the congregation.

Chair Shabbat Committee

Louise Moskowitz

Louise Moskowitz–A native New Yorker, Louise is a graduate of Pace College in New York City where she earned a BA in Human Relations. Louise is also a graduate of University of Phoenix with a Masters in Organizational Management and a recipient of an Advanced Certificate in Corporate Community Relations from The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College. Although recently retired from Arizona Public Service, she was responsible for statewide educational and low-income outreach programs. She continues her community outreach by volunteering as chairperson for Chandler’s Housing and Human Services Commission, during the holidays serving food, volunteer site coordinator for VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), and Chandler’s Back to School program. Louise’s daughter Jacquelin (Jacque) is the house manager for Desert Cove Recovery Center. In her spare time, Louise is involved with genealogy in the search of her family history and loves spending time with her daughter


Photo of Jim Hoffman

Jim Hoffman is a retired aerospace engineer and program manager and has lived in the Phoenix area since 1980. He currently serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in the foster care world.  He has many hobbies and interests including model aviation, gardening, fishing, travel, old radios, finance and tennis.  Jim is happily married to Sharon Hoffman and between the two of them have three children, five grandchildren and a dog. 

Caring Committee Chair

Photo of Sharon Hoffman

Sharon Hoffman is a native of Pennsylvania who moved to Arizona in 1983 as a single parent.  She married Jim in 1999 and together, they have a wonderful blended family which includes three children, five grandchildren, and one dog.  Professionally, Sharon worked in the electronics field as an In-Circuit Test Engineer and has been retired since 2011.  In her retirement, she keeps busy by volunteering with Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, the Read to Succeed program run by Chandler library, and a literacy volunteer with Experience Corps. Hobbies include reading, travel, knitting, cooking and baking.


Gregg Goodsell