First Vice President

Karen Sim is the WRJ First Vice President. She is a member of Isaac Mayer Wise Temple in Cincinnati, Ohio. Karen became a member of the WRJ Board in 2003. She has served on the Executive Committee, as Vice President of Districts and Member Services, and as Vice President of Development. She has served on many committees and task forces including Strategic Planning, Affiliate Development, YES Fund Grant Allocation, the WRJ Centennial committee, the Budget Committee, Alumni Development, Individual Membership Development, and Speaker Training. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the WRJ Central District Board.

In addition to her work with WRJ, Karen is a Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Board member. She also serves on the Board of Overseers for the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) Central Region.

Karen is married with two adult children. She enjoys the support of her husband and her children for her volunteerism in the Jewish community.