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Meet Our International President, Margo Gold

Margo Gold served as President of Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta from 2010-2012 and as President of Congregation B’nai Torah in Sandy Springs, Georgia from 2001-2003. She has served as a Member of the Board of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism since 2011 and was Co-Chair of the USCJ Centennial held in Baltimore in October, 2013. She is an Alumna of SULAM 37 for Presidents.  For six years, Margo was a Vice President of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.

As of May, 2013, Margo is Director of Development and Communications for the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. She is responsible for a wide range of fundraising, event, communication and marketing activity.  From 2007 to 2011, Margo was the Communications Director for Georgia Appleseed.  She was a Member of the Georgia Appleseed Founding Board in 2006.

Margo served as the Interim Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta during much of 2012.  She previously served as the Community Relations Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta from 1999-2006, overseeing its public affairs agenda, political advocacy, interfaith outreach and social justice initiatives, including the Atlanta Jewish Coalition for Literacy.  She co-founded the Darfur Urgent Action Coalition of Georgia. 

Margo is active in many other faith and civic organizations.  She served on the Board of the Interfaith Children’s Movement and is a World Pilgrim participant in Christian, Muslim and Jewish community interfaith missions.

A native of Detroit, Margo holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.  She and her husband, Atlanta attorney Larry Gold are proud parents and grandparents: David and Emma Dix and their daughters Isabella and Layla; Michael and Mindy Gold and  their son, Jackson; and daughter Carolyn Dix and her fiancé Evan Remer.

Click here to read Margo's remarks from her installation as President, December 2014.

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