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.

 

2020-2021 OFFICERS and EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Julie Teicher – Chair
Michael Berke – Vice Chair
Marc Bakst –  Treasurer
Shelly Rubenfire – Secretary
Suzan Curhan – Immediate Past Chair
Dorothy Barak
Danielle DePriest
Karen Goldberg Driggs

Helen Katz
Jason Page
Amy Singer

Perry Ohren– Chief Executive Officer

BOARD

  • Karen Freedland Berger
  • Anita Blender
  • Rhonda Brown
  • Emily Camiener
  • Becca Steinman-DeGroot
  • Rabbi Levi Dubov
  • Jeri Fishman
  • Michelle Freeman
  • Jerry Frohlich
  • David Gach
  • Allan Gale
  • Bill Goldstein
  • Sue Hersh
  • Rabbi Marla Hornsten
  • Melissa Orley Lax
  • Randy Orley
  • Julie Rothstein
  • Avi Rubin
  • Sandy Schwartz
  • Ellen Tabak
  • Renee Unger
  • Sara Voight
  • Jordon Wertheimer
  • David Witten
  • Andi Wolfe
  • Margie Yaker

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
  • Don Rochlen
  • 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 z”l
  • 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, Behavioral Health & Older Adult Services

248.592.3962 • ygaydayenko@jfsdetroit.org

Jim Janetzke, Chief Operating Officer

248.592.2329 • jjanetzke@jfsdetroit.org

Amy Newman, Chief Development Officer

248.592.2327 • anewman@jfsdetroit.org

Dini Peterson, Chief Program Officer, Family and Community Services

248.592.2332 • dpeterson@jfsdetroit.org