Melinda, is the honorary president of Bartali School. Melinda resides in Aspen Colorado and is also the director of the “Goldrich Family Foundation”, focusing on Jewish and Holocaust education in many forms. She serves on the boards of the Aspen Jewish Community Center “USC Shoah Foundation” and the “Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust” and is very active in supporting Jewish camping and numerous JAFI (Jewish Agency for Israel) programs in Israel.
Her dedication to continuing the legacy created by her late father,Jona Goldrich (1927-2016), who survived the Holocaust, immigrated to Israel, and had a strong commitment to the continuity of Israel and the Jewish diaspora. His testimony is archived at the USC Shoah Foundation. Melinda was an early supporter of the “Israel Cycling Academy” and is now continuing her mission to develop youth in Israel and promote education through sports, which fit with her interests in fitness and passion for the outdoors. Along with Melinda endless love for dogs, she also tolerates people!