Jackie Congedo is the Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, which builds bridges between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities and advocates on behalf of the Jewish community and Israel. Congedo received a BA in journalism from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism, where she graduated summa cum laude. After graduation, she worked the next nine years as an award-winning reporter at television news stations in Washington, DC; Lexington, KY; and Cincinnati, OH. Most recently, Congedo led public relations efforts for the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and directed and implemented marketing and communications strategy for the JCRC and the Federation’s Israel Center. Congedo is also a graduate of the Jewish Nonprofit Leadership Institute.
PRESIDENT, RONNA GREFF SCHNEIDER
Dr. Ronna Greff Schneider is a professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She is an expert in constitutional law, with a focus on the First Amendment, and education law. She is a frequent speaker and commentator on issues involving constitutional law, education law, and educational policy and is the author of the two volume legal treatise, Education Law: First Amendment, Due Process and Discrimination Litigation (Thomson Reuters), and its annual supplements (available in print and online in Westlaw). Schneider is also the co-editor of Education Law Stories (Foundation Press). She has published law review articles and a book chapter on topics that include sexual harassment, hate speech, and religion and schools.
Professor Schneider is an elected member of the American Law Institute. She is also an affiliated faculty member of University of Cincinnati’s Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Professor Schneider has been actively involved in the Association of American Law Schools Section on Law and Education, having served as its Chairperson and as a member of its Executive Committee.