Judy Altenberg is a native Denverite and has been involved with Rose Community Foundation since 2007. She is currently a Foundation trustee and a member of the Foundation’s Education Committee and chair of the Foundation’s Jewish Life Committee. Judy is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of National Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), as well as a trustee of JFNA, where she also serves on the Executive, Budget and Nominating Committees. Judy is a past chair of the Jewish Women’s Philanthropy Center of JEWISHColorado, where she has chaired several fundraising divisions. She is also an alumna of the United Jewish Communities’ National Young Leadership Cabinet where she held several positions. She is a 2010 graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program, an intensive two-year program of Jewish leadership and learning.
Ms. Altenberg has been involved in several political campaigns, as well as many educational committees on both the state and local levels, and at her children’s K-12 schools. She is a past Chair of the Board of the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation.
Ms. Altenberg loves to ski and bike in her spare time. She is trained as a lawyer and has a nonprofit consulting practice, but has spent the better part of her career volunteering in the community. Ms. Altenberg is married to Bruce Plotkin and they have two adult children, Jeremy and Gabrielle.