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Board and Leadership

To accomplish our mission, JFSA is led by an insightful group of community leaders whose vision, passion and tenacity help guide our organization in tandem with gifted professionals from diverse backgrounds and education.

The 2023 Board of Directors

Executive Committee / Officers

Board Chair: Cynthia Asher

1st Vice-Chair: Amy Fieldman

2nd Vice-Chair: Barbara Raben

Treasurer: Doug Gold

Secretary: Liz Finkelstein

Immediate Past Chair: Laura Sussman


Susannah Altman, Roberto Bruckstein, Michael Brunhild,Todd Creer, Elaine Entin, Liz Finkelstein,

Rabbi Mendy Harlig, Jessica Kartzinal, Janet Kofin, Talia Rothman, Samantha Steele, Hillary Steinberg



Rabbi Bradley Tecktiel

Honorary Members

Justice Michael Cherry, Judge Elissa Cadish, Lisa Bassewitz, Norma Friedman, Rabbi Yocheved Mintz,

Jay Poster, Ercy Rosen, Sharon Sigesmund - Pierce,  Marcy Simon, Jon Sparer, Barbara Raben

JFSA Leadership & Staff

The professionals at JFSA possess diverse backgrounds and education and bring a myriad set of skills and interests to their roles. Our employees are Social Workers, Psychologists, Special Educators, Speech, Occupational and Developmental Therapists, Early Childhood Educators, Lawyers who specialize in Special Education Advocacy, Vocational/Life Skills Counselors, and more.

Behind the scenes, finance, human resources, administration, and other staff round out our team.

Yet, despite all these differences, they share a single, common goal:

To deliver JFSA services and programs to thousands of adults, children, families, students, and volunteers throughout the community.


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