Yesod Board

Aaron Claman is the founder of Aero Tech Properties of Boulder, Colorado. He is active in various non-profit organizations that support community youth development and Jewish spirituality, and is also a co-Founder and former President of the Yesod Foundation.

David Friedman is the co-founder and chairman of Sandy River Health System, co-founder of the Social Venture Network, former co-chair of the Jewish Funders Network, and co-founder and a former President of the Yesod Foundation.

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD was ordained by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in 1992. She is an author, Jungian therapist, and founding rabbi of the first Jewish Renewal community of Boulder, Colorado (Congregation Nevei Kodesh).

Thomas D. Hast is the founder and President of Hast & Company, a founder and member of the Board of Trustees of Naropa University, board member of the Chogyam Trungpa Legacy Project, and co-founder and Vice-President / Treasurer of the Yesod Foundation.

Bobbie Zelkind is the current President of the Yesod Foundation. She has worked for Mental Health Colorado and the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council and was a founding member of the Boulder Jewish Community Foundation.

Yesod Staff

Judy Dawson, Administration

Kathy Geschneider, Accounting

Netanel Miles-Yépez, Project Supervisor