Agency Leadership

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.

2021-2022 OFFICERS and EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Julie Teicher - 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
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

Becca Steinman-DeGroot
Ellen Tabak
Renee Unger
Sara Voight
Jordon Wertheimer
David Witten
Andi Wolfe
Margie Yaker
Sarah Roberts - NEXTGen Liaison

PAST PRESIDENTS

Mina Bargman*
Jerry Bielfield*
Susan Citrin
Albert M. Colman*
Marvin C. Daitch
Sandy Muskovitz Danto
Arnold Faudman*
Marcy Feldman
Janice B. Friedlander
Joseph Garson*
Edward D. Gold
Amy Hoffman Haimann
Merle Harris*
Edythe Jackier*

John E. Jacobs*
Benjamin E. Jaffe*
Sylvia Jaffe*
Mary Lakoff*
Terran Leemis
Samuel L. Levin*
Theodore R. Levin*
John D. Marx
Mark Milgrom
Milford R. Pregerson*
Donald Rochlen
Lawrence H. Seltzer*
Max M. Shaye*
Helen Shevin*

Herbert P. Sillman*
Gilbert B. Silverman*
Abraham Srere*
Bernard Stollman
Sheldon Stone
George M. Stutz*
Brent S. Triest
Stewart Weiner
Belle Welt*
Melville S. Welt*
Kathleen Wilson-Fink
Betsy G. Winkelman

*Of Blessed Memory

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