Rabbi Stan Schickler, RJE

Executive Director

Rabbi Stan Schickler, RJE, has served as executive director of the ARJE since 1999. Prior to this, he was the Rabbi-Educator at Temple Sinai of Roslyn from 1989-1999, and was the Assistant Rabbi and Director of Education at Congregation Shalom in Milwaukee from 1985-1989.

Ordained from HUC-JIR in Cincinnati in 1985, Stan received his MAHL in Los Angeles in 1981, and his MA in Jewish Education from the Rhea Hirsch School of Education in 1982.

Stan grew up in an ARJE household — his father, Rolf, z"l, was a founding member, and served as its 13th president in 1975-76. Prior to assuming his role as Executive Director, Stan was very active in ARJE as a lay leader, serving as a board member, as a member of the Executive Committee, and co-chairing ARJE’s conference in New York City in 1996.

Stan serves on the National Advisory Board of MAZON. He is married to Lucy Effron, and they are parents of two grown sons.

John Panzella

Executive Assistant

Prior to joining the ARJE as its executive assistant in June 2007, John worked in the data management division of the URJ for 2 years, and in the business travel division of American Express for 23 years.