Our Team

Board Member List

Chairman: Stephen Jackman
Vice Chair-At-Large: Alan B. Cohn
Vice Chair, Governance: Ivy Feinstein
Secretary & Community Engagement Liaison: Ellen Sredni

Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Sheldon Ross

Board Members

Jodi Berman
Doug Cohen
Richard Drath
Benjamin Genet
Barbara Goldberg
Marcy Hoffman
Zachary Hoffman
Doug Jacobs
John Johnson
Jane Levy
Marc Lowell
Ronit Neuman
Wendi Norris
Gary Press
Eris Sandler
David Schulman
Sharon Schwartz
Amy Stolberg
Steve Topel
Seth Wise


Senior Leadership

President & CEO: Lisa J. Rahman, MBA
Chief Financial Officer: Kathie J. Mendez, CPA
Chief Program Officer: Jo Ann Arnowitz
Chief Psychologist, Director of Behavioral Health: Jessica J. Ruiz, Psy.D.
Corporate Development: Jennifer Cohen
Human Resources: Philip Sokolov


Director, Financial Assistance: Barbara Bailin
Director of Care Management Services & Family Link: Lori Canter, MSW, CMC
Director, Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program: Eric Troy, LMHC
Joshua’s Path Manager: Samantha Sehter
Director, Volunteers: Pamela Carre
Director, The Dorit & Ben J. Genet Cupboard: Lourdes Fiegler
Marketing Director: Shelley Taylor

Since 1962, JFS has been serving Broward County and enriching thousands of lives.
Each donation helps us continue our mission.

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We've Got Plenty to Look Forward to

Upcoming Events
May 28

Navigating the Path to Mental Wellness

05/28/2019 10:30am - 12:30pm | Cost: FREE Volunteer Park | 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, Plantation, FL 33323 View Event
Jun 6

Women’s Empowerment Group

06/06/2019 6:30 - 7:30 pm | $30 per session | Prior Pre-Registration Required 5890 S. Pine Island Road, Suite 201 Davie, FL 33328 View Event
Jun 30

Paving the Way “This is Me”

06/30/2019 10:00am - 12:00pm | RSVP Required events@jfsbroward.org | Cost: FREE David Posnack JCC Orlove Auditorium View Event

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