Hadassah The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
Hadassah’s Honorary Council
Hadassah The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
New York, NY
Diane Issenberg of North Miami Beach, Florida, is the Coordinator for the Development Division and is on Hadassah’s Honorary Council.
She was the National Team Leader, Health and Wellness Department in the PRAZE Division, an elected member of the National Audit and Budget Committee, and a member of the National Board. She is a former National Vice President and member of the Executive Committee. Diane is also past National Chair of Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), past Vice Chair of HMO Board of Directors, and past Chair of HMO Speaker Corps.
Diane served as Grant Implementation Chair and Coordinator of the SUN Co-op, Chair for Area Structure Pilots in the Center for Innovation Division and Local Chair in 1996 for the 82nd National Convention held in Miami. Diane was a member of the Education and Combined Services Task Forces and the Strategic Planning Committee of National Hadassah. In the Greater Miami Region, she is a member of the President’s Council, Major gifts Committee serving on the Area Development Center Team and an Advisor to the Puerto Rico Chapter.
Diane is a past President of the Miami Region (1983-86), and has held numerous major portfolios on the Region and Big Chapter level in organization, leadership development, public relations, membership, fundraising and a past chair of Camp Young Judaea. She was also a member of the local committee for the 1986 National Convention held in Florida.
Over the past several years, Diane has been a frequent presenter at Region Conferences, Board Meetings, Fundraising and Community Events and has coordinated and chaired Leadership Seminars, Educational Institutes and Kallot for the SUN Co-op. She also developed and led various organizational, motivational, public speaking, fundraising and problem-solving workshops and seminars throughout the country and National Hadassah.
In her community, Diane is a member of Temple Beth Emet Congregation and Sisterhood. She also served on the Executive Board of Beth Torah Congregation and Hebrew School. She was a member of the Women’s Commission, the Grievance and Mediation Boards, the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and served on the Dean’s Administrative Advisory Task Force. For eighteen years, she served on the Steering Committee of the Aliyah and Israel Programs Department of South Florida. She is also active on the board of the local hospice, counseling and mentoring cancer patients and their families. She is also a proponent and ardent spokesperson for Women’s Health issues.
Diane was recognized and honored by the Art of Living Foundation, and she was presented with the Heroes of Humanity Award. This award is given to an individual in our country who has demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the lives of others through their dedication and service to humanity.