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 2021 Board of Directors
Executive Committee / Officers
Board Chair: Laura Sussman
1st Vice-Chair: Steve Sperling
2nd Vice-Chair: Jon Sparer
Treasurer: Paula Eylar-Lauzon
Secretary: Mitchell Cohen
Immediate Past Chair: Lisa Bassewitz
Dee Berkley, Sam Cohen, Elaine Entin, Liz Finkelstein, Amy Fieldman, Rabbi Mendy Harlig, Janet Kofin,
Helene Orenstein, Pam Poster, Hillary Steinberg, Barbara Tabach
Rabbi Sanford Akselrad
Justice Michael Cherry, Judge Elissa Cadish, Norma Friedman, Rabbi Yocheved Mintz, Jay Poster, Ercy Rosen,
Priscilla Schwartz, Sharon Sigesmund - Pierce, Marcy Simon, Barbara Raben
JFSA Leadership and Staff
The professionals at JFSA possess diverse backgrounds and education, 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, for all these differences, they share a single, common goal: To deliver JFSA services and programs to thousands of adults, children, families, students, and volunteers from throughout the community.
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