Meet the Holocaust Remembrance Foundation of the Valley Board Members
Randy Denham, President
Randy is currently a business owner with a commitment to the Israeli community having made several trips to Israel. Having been involved on the Mission field and strongly supporting Jewish ministries, he is an associate Pastor who champions work in Israel that conduct outreaches to Holocaust Survivors. Randy joined the HRFV team first as a member of the Fund Raising Committee then as the President of the Board upon our Founder's untimely passing. The completion of the Holocaust Memorial is a priority in Randy's life as well as educating the youth of our society regarding the Holocaust so that we can collectively say "Never Again".
Irv Michlin, Vice President
Irv has been on the HRFV board for four years and is part of the leadership fundraising team. He graduated from Columbia College in New York, did postgraduate work at USC, and participated in executive programs at Columbia and Wharton schools of business. He joined Transkrit Corporation in 1965, eventually serving as senior vice president and on the board of directors. After 33 years of helping the company grow from $3 million to over $100 million, Irv retired in 1998. The retirement lasted two weeks! Irv next started Innovative Marketing Communication, Inc., of which he is president, and he also does consulting work. For the past 11 years, Irv has been a member of the Conservative Jewish Congregation B'nai Chaim in Murrieta and currently serves on the board. He has been married to his lovely wife, Harriet, for 50 years, and has three children.
Jan Horowitz Flournoy, Secretary
Jan is a nurse and professor of nursing in the Inland Empire. Growing up in a Jewish community in Baltimore, Jan learned about the horrors of the Holocaust at a young age. She became a strong supporter of Israel and Jewish causes, and she enjoys passing on her Jewish heritage through sharing traditional Jewish songs. For the past six years, she has been involved in planning, organizing, and running the local March of Remembrance event in Murrieta.
Yael Salomon, Treasurer
Yael was born in Israel and has lived in the U.S. for 40 years. She has promoted many Jewish causes and served on as well as led multiple community projects, including serving as vice president of the Murrieta/Temecula Republican Association. She is closely associated with the Israeli Consulate both here and in Israel, and has been a crucial liaison in facilitating the relationship of the Foundation with the Israeli Consulate. Yael has been on the HRFV board for the last four years.
Dr. Alan M. Winkelstein, OD
Dr. Alan Winkelstein is the owner of Temecula Valley Optometry and has been providing comprehensive eye care in the Valley for more than 31 years. Over the years, Dr. Winkelstein has made it a priority to be involved in the community in which he resides. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest County for about 25 years and has been an active member of the Temecula Lions Club since April 1994, serving in local, District and State positions within the organization. When the opportunity arose to become involved with the Holocaust Remembrance Foundation of the Valley and the Holocaust Educational Memorial, he was excited to assist in such a worthwhile and meaningful endeavor.