Steve Mikelman has been a member of HCRJ with his wife, Ricky, since 2005 shortly after relocating to Houston from California. Steve has been involved in the Jewish community in California and Houston, and has a special interest social justice and temple operations. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees from UCLA focusing on psychology, education, and organization development. Steve has served on several nonprofit boards and advisory committees including serving as vice president, treasurer, and a trustee on the HCRJ board. He particularly enjoys celebrating life cycle events and attending Got Shabbat services at temple.