Marsha Shapiro Elected to the Gesher Galicia Board of Directors #poland #announcements #galicia


Steven Turner
 

It is our pleasure to announce the election of Marsha Shapiro to the Board of Directors of Gesher Galicia.
Marsha Shapiro was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY to Holocaust surviving parents. Her Galician born mother lived under a false identity and was the only survivor in her family. Her father survived the concentration camps Auschwitz & Mauthausen. They emigrated separately to the US in 1947 and met in Brooklyn.
Marsha is a longtime member of Gesher Galicia and has been researching her family’s roots for many years. She was an attendee along with her sister at our Symposium in Warsaw in 2018.She serves as a volunteer with the Subcarpathia SIG, transcribing and indexing vital records.
In her hometown of Lido Beach, NY she is active in p
philanthropic causes. Marsha is a longtime volunteer with the Long Beach Polar Bears raising funds for the Make a Wish Foundation and the Long Beach Christmas Angels which aids families with financial hardships in the Long Beach area.
She is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Textile and Apparel Marketing. She enjoyed an extensive career at Levi Strauss & Company.
We look forward to Marsha's deeper involvement in the organizational activities of Gesher Galicia.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Steven S. Turner
President, Gesher Galicia


Joyce Eastman
 

Congratulations to Marsha Shapiro on her well-deserved election to the Gesher Galicia Board of Directors!  All the best to you in your endeavors on behalf of Gesher Galicia!

Joyce Eastman, Gesher Galicia Member
Orange City, FL