Executive Committee

Betsey Hurwitz-Schwab has an MSW, has worked in the field of family violence and has served on numerous boards of nonprofits dealing with family violence. In addition, she spent 18 years as the VP of Human Resources at a global childrens’ apparel company. She is a founding member of the local Child Advocacy Center, the Allegany County Women’s Action Coalition, and the Mountain Maryland Alliance for Reproductive Freedom. Betsey was one of the honorees for the inaugural WRJ Women’s Empowerment Award in 2019 and has been inducted into the Circle of Excellence for Maryland’s Top 100 Women.

Betsey and her husband, Doug, live in rural Western Maryland, have two sons, two daughters-in-law and one redheaded granddaughter. Both Betsey and Doug have served in numerous capacities of temple leadership over the last 40+ years, including temple President. Betsey is an individual member of WRJ.