Nell Kilburn Shapiro

First Vice President

Nell Shapiro, a member of the Congregation since 1995, has completed two terms on the Board and is beginning her third term on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. She served as Chair of the Carrie Simon House Committee for more than a decade, has been a Chair of Mitzvah Day, and was a member of the Strategic Planning Task Force. Nell was also Chair of the Membership Task Force, a Board committee examining aspects of membership at WHC, and has served as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee for the past five years.

In the wider community, Nell has been active in her children’s schools, chairing the scholarship auction and several other fundraising events and serving on the Parents’ Association Board. She is a member of the Women’s Board of the American Heart Association and has led fundraising efforts for her college. A graduate of Wellesley College, Nell received a law degree from the Northwestern School of Law and was an Associate for the law firm of Latham & Watkins. Nell and her husband, Ed, have three children, Jack, Griffin, and Dorothy