Why is the nominee a Jew we should know?
Micah is an accomplished software engineer who is committed to professionalism as well as social justice.
How is the nominee a leader and innovator in the nominee’s career or professional work?
Micah nearly single-handedly saved our department when we worked together at Johns Hopkins University; since then he has been instrumental in optimizing the world of long-haul trucking.
How does the nominee give back to and make a difference in the community?
(Please list any confirmed current or recent volunteer leadership positions)
He is a leader in his community, working quietly behind the scenes for justice, peace, and Jewish solidarity.
How does the nominee exemplify Jewish values and take an active role in our Jewish community?
If I had to choose 3 phrases to describe Micah, they would be:
- Tzedek, tzedek tirdof - Pursue justice
- Rodef shalom - Pursue peace
- Derech eretz - Be a “mensh”/common decency
Micah has always worked tirelessly for social justice and is a consummate mensh, one of the most dependable and decent men I know.