Agency Leadership

Our Board of Directors and staff are comprised of committed members of our community who are dedicated to the mission of Jewish Family Service and committed to making a difference.

2018-2019 OFFICERS and EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Suzan Curhan – Chair
Julie Teicher – Vice Chair
Todd Schafer – Treasurer
Gail Danto –  Secretary
Don Rochlen – Immediate Past Chair
Dorothy Barak –  Member at Large
Michael Berke – Member at Large
Helen Katz – Member at Large
Jack Kaufman – Member at Large
Amy Singer – Member at Large

Perry Ohren– Chief Executive Officer

BOARD

  • Judy Allen
  • Marc Bakst
  • Beth Davidson
  • Michael Baum
  • Danielle DePriest
  • Rhonda Brown
  • Michael Eizelman
  • Micki Grossman
  • Rabbi Marla Hornsten
  • Melissa Orley Lax
  • Judy Lewis
  • Mara Moss
  • Geoffrey Orley
  • Randy Orley
  • Mark Picklo
  • Julie Rothstein
  • Shelly Rubenfire
  • Bryan Schon
  • Sandy Schwartz
  • Abbe Binder Sherbin
  • Nancy Solway
  • Steve Spector
  • Rabbi Aaron Starr
  • Sara Voight
  • David Witten
  • Andi Wolfe
  • Margie Yaker
Michelle Freeman, NEXTGen Liaison

PAST PRESIDENTS

  • Mina Bargman z”l
  • Susan Citrin
  • Marvin C. Daitch
  • Arnold Faudman z”l
  • Janice B. Friedlander
  • Edward D. Gold
  • Merle Harris z”l
  • Edythe Jackier z”l
  • Sylvia Jaffe z”l
  • Terran Leemis
  • Judge Theodore R. Levin z”l
  • Mark Milgrom
  • Prof Lawrence Seltzer z”l
  • Helen Shevin z”l
  • Gilbert B. Silverman z”l
  • Bernard Stollman
  • George M. Stutz z”l
  • Belle Welt z”l
  • Stewart Weiner
  • Jerry Bielfield z”l
  • Albert M. Colman z”l
  • Sandy Muskovitz Danto
  • Marcy Feldman
  • Joseph Garson z”l
  • Amy Hoffman Haimann
  • John E. Jacobs
  • Benjamin E. Jaffe z”l
  • Mary Lakoff z”l
  • Prof Samuel L. Levin z”l
  • John D. Marx
  • Milford R. Pregerson z”l
  • Max M. Shaye z”l
  • Herbert P. Sillman z”l
  • Abraham Srere z”l
  • Sheldon Stone
  • Brent S. Triest
  • Melville S. Welt z”l
  • Kathleen Wilson-Fink
  • Betsy G. Winkelman

 

STAFF LEADERSHIP

Perry Ohren, Chief Executive Officer

248.592.2302 • pohren@jfsdetroit.org

 

Yuliya Gaydayenko, Chief Program Officer, Older Adult Services

248.592.3962 • ygaydayenko@jfsdetroit.org

 

Shari-Beth Goldman, Chief Program Officer, Family Life

248.592.3982 • sgoldman@jfsdetroit.org

 

Jeff Lev, Chief Financial Officer

248.592.2329 • jlev@jfsdetroit.org

 

Amy Newman, Chief Development Officer

248.592.2327 • anewman@jfsdetroit.org

 

Brett Nicholson, Chief Talent Officer

248.592.2331 • bnicholson@jfsdetroit.org