NCDJC Executive Committee
Jeff Bierer, President
Jeff served on the Temple Beth El Board and the Foundation for the Jewish Community (FCJC) boards. He is the current Secretary of Mecklenburg County Democrats. As FCJC Board Chairperson, Jeff led the development of its strategic plan. He also launched ‘Create Your Jewish Legacy’ endowments across Shalom Park.
When Jeff was on the board & executive committee at the LJCC, he co-led the strategic planning team.
Jeff served for 11 years on the Temple Beth El Brotherhood Board and was once the Brotherhead Board Chairman.
Jeff participated in the first Bernstein Leadership group.
Jeff Bierer has a bachelor of arts in Political Science from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Business Administration from Boston College. Jeff was in a masters program in Political Communications at the University of Maryland.
Jeff was a speechwriter for the wife of a sitting US Senator during the senator’s re-election campaign and was press secretary for a congressional candidate.
Jeff served for 13 years as a Senior Vice President for Financial Protection Services Innovation at the Bank of America.
Amy Block DeLoach, 1st Vice President
Amy was a candidate for North Carolina State House District 20 in 2022.
A fourth Generation Native of Wilmington, NC, she is a married mother of 3 adult children. Amy is a long time member of B’nai Israel Congregation, Wilmington. She was its first female president in 2006. She was elected again for a second term in 2021.
Amy has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of NC Chapel Hill, and has been on the boards of Bellamy Mansion, the Children’s Museum, and the Advisory Council of the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons. Amy also served as PTA president for her local schools in Wilmington.
She is a strong advocate for Medicare expansion, assuring access to education, sound environmental policies and protecting women’s reproductive rights.
Currently vacant, 2nd Vice President
Frank Goldsmith, 3rd Vice President
Frank is a 30 year member of Congregation Beth Israel in Asheville, NC. He was a mediator, arbitrator, and retired civil and criminal lawyer. He is also an expert in Constitutional Law and Civil Rights litigation.
Frank is a graduate of Davidson College and the University of Chapel Hill Law School. He is a lifelong Democrat and a Vietnam Era Army Veteran.
He is co-chair of the Security Committee at Congregation Beth Israel and serves on the Western North Carolina Jewish Security Task Force.
Sara Schreibman, Secretary
Sara was the Business Development Director for one of Charlotte’s largest law firms for 14 years.
She was Executive Director for Temple Beth El for 12 years. She served as President of Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte as well as in many other positions for the Federation over the years.
She also served on Domestic Violence Advocacy Council and was a poll watcher for the last several elections.
John Kibler, Treasurer
Treasurer for several North Carolina Democratic organizations including the 9th CD & Union Co NAACP.
Standing Committees & Chairs
Joel Rosch, Bylaws Committee
Perry Dror, Communications Committee
Perry, who has lived in Asheville since November 2001, is a longtime member, and past president, of Congregation Beth Israel (CBI). He is currently the treasurer of CBI’s cemetery, the Lou Pollock Memorial Park.
Perry grew up in Detroit, where he was on the State Steering Committee of the Student Mobilization Group (an organization dedicated to opposing the Vietnam War), while still in high school. Perry graduated from Wayne State University with a BFA in Drawing. Twenty years later, he received a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Bradford University.
Perry is a dual citizen (USA and Israel). He lived in Israel from 1976 – 2001. He is an IDF veteran and attained the NCO rank of First Sergeant. Perry served in Lebanon during the First Lebanon War (Peace for the Galilee).
Perry had a 25-year career in pharmaceutical sales and marketing, working for Bayer (Germany), Merck, and Bristol Myers Squibb. Since relocating to Asheville, Perry has led a sales and marketing consultancy, and headed the non-profit, Building Future Builders, which operated a construction summer camp and managed university construction management studies scholarships. Following this, Perry worked for prominent Asheville attorney, Robert Deutsch, and then served as a criminal magistrate in Buncombe County for 2 years. For the last 12 years, Perry has been Senior Principal, Expense Analysis for Tryon Clear View Group, a company dedicated to helping healthcare institutions with their purchased services.
Apart from leading the Communications Committee, Perry is President of our Buncombe County Chapter.
David Rubin, Membership Committee
Ken Romley, Technology Committee
Vacant, Assistant Treasurer
Vacant, Finance Committee
Vacant, Fundraising Committee
Mediation & Conciliation Committee
Sarah Fuerst, Mediation & Conciliation Committee
Bob Hyman, Mediation & Conciliation Committee
Bob Hyman is a retired IBM Exec who has served the NCDP for years in numerous roles, especially as Parliamentarian.
Lisa Jewell, Mediation & Conciliation Committee
Lisa Schwartz Jewel has served as the former Chair of Democratic Precinct 127, Vice Chair of Democrats of North Mecklenburg, and a voting member of the Democratic North Carolina State Executive Committee. She also has served as a Mecklenburg County Democratic Election Judge and precinct poll worker.
Professionally, Lisa had a thirty year career in advertising and marketing. In January of 2023, she announced she was running as candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives for District 98 in 2024.