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Marc has been a WHC member for over 30 years. He volunteers at Mitzvah Day and MLK Day of Service, helps with the annual Unity Walk and Freedom Seder, and has been a facilitator for Washington Hebrew’s racial equity and Congregational Conversations.
A member of the Executive Committee of the Anti-Defamation League, Marc served as a deputy chair of ADL’s D.C. regional office, is a member of its National Commission, and served on the board of AIPAC’s Washington Region. He came to D.C. as a staffer for a member of the House Ways & Means Committee. A former FDA Associate Commissioner, Marc is a partner at Alston & Bird, where he is co-head of its FDA practice.
Marc is married to Cathy Scheineson, who served on the board and co-chairs the Community Issues/Social Action Committee. They have two married adult children – Andrew and Sara – who, along with Cathy, became b’nei mitzvah at WHC. Marc and his family traveled to Israel on a life-changing Congregation trip. WHC has created friendship, balance, and purpose in their busy lives.
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