The Caspari Center has a mixed Israeli and international staff who work together with a broad network of associate teachers, lecturers, and scholars.

Director of International StudiesDavid Serner

David Serner has served with the Caspari Center as Director of International Studies since 2014. He holds a Masters in Theology from the University of Copenhagen. He is the project leader for the research published in Jesus-Believing Israelis: Exploring Messianic Fellowships.  David lives in Jerusalem with his wife Elisabeth and two kids.

David Serner - Director of International Studies

CEO: Elisabeth Erikson Levy

Elisabeth Levy has served as CEO of the Caspari Center since 2013.  She tried to retire temporarily in 2022, but came back in 2024 to direct the Caspari Center for the time.  She lives in Jerusalem, Israel, with her husband and family.  We are very grateful to have Elisabeth with us.


Project Coordinator



Administrator, Editor, Bookkeeper

Board of Directors and Partners Council

The Caspari Center is governed by the Caspari Center International Board. Members of the International Board are approved by the Caspari Center Partners Council. The Partners Council consists of representatives of international partner organizations and meets once a year.


Board Members

James C. Galvin

Board member since 2004
Elgin, Illinois, USA

Per R. Eriksen

Board member since 2008
Fredrikstad, Norway

Magnus Riska

Board member since 2008
Helsinki, Finland

Howard Bass

Board member since 2016
Beer Sheva, Israel

Jarle Råmundal

CEO of NCMI, Board member since 2023

Wes Taber

Board member since 2020
Lansing, Illinois, USA