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  • Executive Director
    Executive Director

    Lisa Kranseler
    Phone: 206-774-2277

    Lisa believes that we make history every single day. And, she has produced programs and exhibits that celebrate that history. Lisa loves all the amazing connections and unique history of the Jewish communities in Washington State.

    Lisa is committed to building partnerships and developing public awareness for the Washington State Jewish Historical Society. She has served on the board of the Association of King County Historical Organizations for over six years, received the Gus Norwood Volunteer Scholarship from the Washington Museum Association, won a fellowship from the Council of American Jewish Museum Association, and was awarded a grant by the American Association of State and Local History for Project Management at the Washington State History Museum. Lisa has taught in the Museum Studies Certificate Program at the University of Washington and currently serves on the Museum Studies Advisory Board.

  • Operations Associate
    Operations Associate

    Carter Liebman

    Carter joined WSJHS in April 2022 and brings an exciting blend of arts management and technology to the table. Originally from Orlando, Florida, he credits the JCC of Central Florida for his early enrichment in Jewish community events. He attended Northwestern University just north of Chicago, Illinois, where he studied Computer Science and Technical Theatre. His particular passion is the intersection of Jewishness and theatre, especially when pertaining to Poland.

  • Executive Assistant
    Executive Assistant

    Sara Mottaz
    Phone: 206-774-2277

    Sara joined the WSJHS at the beginning of 2019.