William S. Bernstein has been named Director of Institutional Advancement, ASYV Western Region and will lead the Los Angeles office, at 11911 San Vicente Blvd., in Brentwood, (424-273-4460.) He is joined by resource development, marketing and public relations professionals, Brooke Spencer and Donna Elyassian. In addition to an annual June Benefit gala, ASYV offers a wide array of programs and projects designed to inform and educate donors on the continued development of Yad Vashem. A priority for the Los Angeles office will be to reach out, strengthen ties, and build on-going relationships in the community.
"I am honored to have been chosen to serve as the first Western Region Director of Institutional Advancement for the American Society of Yad Vashem," said Bernstein, "We have an important mission to fulfill and I am looking forward to working with our Los Angeles friends and supporters to achieve our goals and objectives."
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR YAD VASHEM was established 35 years ago by a group of Holocaust survivors to advance the crucial efforts of Yad Vashem through Holocaust education, traveling exhibitions, programming for the next generation and philanthropy. Since its establishment, ASYV has to over 65,000 dedicated members throughout the United States. www.yadvashemusa.org
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SOURCE The American Society for Yad Vashem (ASYV)