Jun 22, 2015

Anne Jacobson Elected Federation’s First Chair Designate

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is proud to announce that Anne Jacobson has been elected Chair Designate of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, a newly created position on the Federation’s Board. Jacobson was elected at the Federation’s recent 2015 Annual Meeting. After serving as Chair Designate, she will assume the role of Chair of the Federation Board in 2016. Among her many key leadership roles at the Federation, Jacobson most recently served as the Federation’s Financial Resource Development Chair, and is also a Federation officer.

Jacobson has also previously been a Chair of Women’s Philanthropy for the Federation, and has also led the Women’s Campaign, the Lion of Judah Luncheon, as well as many other programs.

In 2012, Anne and her husband, Norman, named the Federation’s Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation. She is also a Foundation board member, as well as Co-Chair of the Foundation’s Create a Jewish Legacy program. In 2013, Anne and Norman named the Jacobson Family Food Pantry at Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services. They received the JFNA National Endowment Achievement Award in 2010.

Anne Jacobson is extensively involved in the local Jewish community through the Adolph and Rose Levis JCC, Jewish Family Services, Hillel of South Palm Beach County, B’nai Torah Congregation and its Ner Tamid Society, and is a founding donor of PJ Library in South Palm Beach County. She also supports an array of other local and national causes.

A former elementary school teacher, Anne and her husband Norman built and ran a company for 22 years and currently reside in Boca Raton (St. Andrews Country Club). They have six children and seven grandchildren.