Staff & Board Directory

Staff Directory


Stephanie Pappas Chief Financial Officer 561-736-7521
Roberta Morell  Accounts Payable Specialist 561-712-5212
Meg Friedlander Accounting Supervisor 561-740-9000
Melinda Sidlower  Accounting Assistant  561-736-7524
Cara Webster Accounting Supervisor 561-736-4754

Adults Programming

Alan Egenthal  Director of Adult Continuing Education  561-736-4766

Arts & Culture

Ellen Wedner VP of Arts & Culture / Film Festival Director 561-259-3006
Mario Lopez Film Festival Coordinator 561-736-7527
Cynthia Pellach Arts & Culture Administrator 561-740-9000


Chris Sikes  Aquatics & JSwim Team Director  561-259-3008

Building Services

Frank Barraco  Building Services Manager  561-740-9000

Children & Family Programming

Wendy Stahl  Children's & Camp Director  561-736-4753
Amy Gordon  Assistant Camp Director & Children's Coordinator  561-740-9000 ext 4270 
Pam Bernstein  Children's Administrative Assistant  561-259-3000
Summer Sweetall  Assistant Children's Coordinator  561-740-9000 ext. 4227
Victoria Ward  Children's Coordinator  561-509-0120


Kate Lester  Director of Development  561-712-5208
Ericka Heligman  Development Coordinator 561-740-9000

Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)

Jodie Block  ECLC Program Director  561-732-7620 
Monica Buchnik  ECLC Asst. Director  561-259-3005
Michelle Goldstein  ECLC Administrative Support  561-732-7620 ext 4500
Stacy Maron  ECLC Administrator  561-732-7620 ext 4519
Betsy Mark  Cirriculum Specialist 561-740-9000

Executive Staff

Vicki Roitman  Chief Executive Officer  561-712-5280
Anthony Slayen  Senior Vice President  561-259-3009
Gwilda Baltin  Executive Assistant  561-712-5216

Facility Rentals

Cindy Pellach  Facility Rentals  561-740-9000

Health and Wellness Programming

Ainsley Venner  Director of Fitness & Wellness  561-259-3016

Human Resources

Jan Andio  Human Resources Director   561-736-7536
Jodi Beyer Payroll Administrator/ HR Coordinator 561-736-7535


Samantha Klein  VP, Marketing   561-736-4762
Morgan Goldberg  Graphic Designer   561-740-9000
Ericka Heligman  Marketing Coordinator   561-740-9000

Membership and Community Relations

Diane Hurwitz  Membership Specialist  561-740-9000

Sports & Recreation

Sam Goldberg  Asst. Director of Sports & Recreation  561-740-9000

Board Directory

Executive Committee

Susan Shulman Pertnoy  Chair, Board of Directors
Geoff Stahl  Chair Elect
Harold Danenberg  Immediate Past Chair, Secretary
Brahm Levine  Treasurer
Michael Falk  Vice Chair
Peter Liebman  Vice Chair
Joel Yudenfreund Vice Chair

David Blacher  At Large
Donald M. Ephraim   At Large
Harris Rothstein  At Large

Board Members

Andrew Alminana
Jonathan Caplan
Thelma Florin
David Friedlander
Lauren Gross
Harvey Hafetz
Gary Hubschman
Ilan Kaufer
Arnold Maerov
Richard Melchner
Barbara Mines
Leslie Santelli
Allan Schlossberg
Jeffrey Silver
Steve Wasserman
Vicki Wildstein

Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik Rabbi Representative
Debbi Roshfeld  Federation Representative

Honorary Members

Lawrence Beyer
HelenHoffman z”l
Jack Kay z”l
H. Irwin Levy
Bente S. Lyons
Paula Sidman
Nancy S. Sims

Preschool Registration

Preschool Registration

Registration is now open for the 2018/2019 school year. We offer part-time and full-time options for infants through VPK. Our learning framework, community garden, ongoing parent communication, and integration of music, physical education, and Jewish celebration are just a few of the elements that separate us from other preschools. Come tour our facility and find out why we are considered a school of excellence.

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Club J Afterschool Program

Club J Afterschool Program

Club J is a high-quality extension to the school day for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Now offering pick up from Ben Gamla Charter and bus transportation from Coral Reef, Sunset Palms, Manatee and Morikami Park Elementary Schools.

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JCC Cares

JCC Cares

The JCC’s Social Action Team thrives on instilling Jewish values of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) and Gemilut Hasadim (acts of loving kindness). In March we will be collecting supplies for the displaced teachers at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School as well as supplies for the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue.

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Summer Youth Basketball

Summer Youth Basketball

Players will work on improving their fundamental skills while learning to apply them in real game situations. This league’s goal is preparing fundamentally sound basketball players for the rigors of high school, middle school, travel and recreation league basketball.

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