Our Team

Board Member List

Chairman:  Stephen Jackman
Secretary & Community Engagement Liaison: Ellen Sredni
Chair, Business Ventures: Seth Wise
Vice Chair, Personnel:  Wendi Norris
Vice Chair, Governance: Ivy Feinstein
Vice Chair, Development: Diane Weinbrum
Co-Chair, Events: Amy Stolberg
Co-Chair, Events: Eris Sandler

Vice Chair-At-Large

Alan B. Cohn

Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Sheldon Ross

Board Members

Jodi Berman
Doug Cohen
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 Operating Officer: Steve Pearl
Chief Psychologist, Director of Behavioral Health: Jessica J. Ruiz, Psy.D.
Corporate Development: Jennifer Cohen
IT Director: Andy Singh
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 Managers: Samantha Sehter and Sharlene Glassman
Director, Volunteers: Pamela Carre
Vice President of Grant Management: Jo Ann Arnowitz
Director, The Cupboard: Lourdes Fiegler

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

Let’s make a difference


We can always use a helping hand.

Volunteer Opportunities

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We've Got Plenty to Look Forward to

Upcoming Events
Mar 19

Residential Options for People with Disabilities

03/19/2019 10:30am - 12:30pm | Cost: FREE Volunteer Park | 12050 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33323 View Event
Mar 19

Graceful Aging Circle Discussion Group

03/19/2019 2:30PM-3:30PM Young Israel Chabad of Century Village - 13600 SW 10th Street • Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 View Event
Mar 20

Peace of Mind Group Tamarac

03/20/2019 10:00am - 11:00am | Cost: FREE Tamarac Community Center | 8601 W Commercial Blvd | Tamarac, FL 33351 View Event

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