JCFW Leadership

The Jewish Community Foundation of the West adheres to the highest governance standards with a solid commitment to financial security, complete transparency, and accountability.


The Jewish Community Foundation of the West exists to enhance charitable giving, facilitate philanthropy both locally and worldwide, and build permanent financial resources to safeguard and strengthen organizations and community initiatives that serve the Jewish families of Northern California.


Jewish Community Foundation of the West will be the central location for facilitating philanthropic giving in the Jewish Community in perpetuity.

Meet Our Team

The Jewish Community Foundation of the West staff is here to serve the philanthropic needs of the community.

Michael Ellison - Executive Director

Michael Ellison

Executive Director

[email protected]
916 441 1613
JCFW Office:
2130 21st Street
Sacramento, CA  95818

Sean Langley

Sean Langley

Financial Adviser

Johanna Crittenden - Life And Legacy Coordinator

Johanna Crittenden

Life & Legacy Coordinator

Kate Rohrer

Kate Rohrer

Accounting & Administration

At the Jewish Community of the West, we seek to guarantee a Jewish tomorrow through the creation of a culture of legacy within the community by empowering individuals and organizations to engage in effective, meaningful giving.