Ann Luban


  • Leadership Certificate in Combating Antisemitism: Understanding and Supporting the Mental Health Toll of Antisemitism


  • MSW, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MA in Jewish Communal Service, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
  • BA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Ann Luban is a highly accomplished Jewish communal professional with track record of founding and growing new programs and institutions.

She currently serves as the Senior Director of Community Services at JCFS Chicago where she oversees outreach, support and education focusing on abuse prevention, addiction and recovery, adoption, grief, infertility, mental health, spiritual supports and suicide prevention in the Jewish community.

In 2018, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion recognized her 25+ plus years in the field by awarding her a Doctor of Jewish Nonprofit Management, honoris causa. Ann is an alumna of both the Wexner Foundation’s Graduate Fellowship Program and Wexner Heritage Program. She regularly presents at local, national, and international conferences.