Officers, Board, Advisory Committee and Staff

JALSA is a membership organization organized with officers, a board, an advisory committee, and a dedicated staff.

Officers:   

Rep. Frank Smizik: President

Jonathan Sclarsic: Vice President

Mary Ellen Grossman: Secretary/Clerk

Zippy Ostroy: Treasurer

Staff:

Sheila Decter, Executive Director

Cindy Rowe, Deputy Director for Development and Outreach

Barbara Gutman: JALSA Coordinator, Raise Up

Hannah Klein: Community Organizer

Board of Directors:  Larry Bailis  • Barbara Cullen • Susie Davidson • Joel Eigerman • Ellen Feingold • Andrew Fischer • Daniel Fishman • Mike Gildesgame • Janet Goldenberg • David Guberman • Noah Hodgetts • Rosie Hunter  • Howard Leibowitz • Stephen Linsky • Felice Mendell  Bonnie Orlin • Rabbi Jill Perlman • Will Rasky  •  Illisa Schild  • Neil Silverston  •   Rabbi Matt Soffer • Ronny Sydney • Eve Tapper  •  David Wittenberg.

Advisory Committee

  • Karen Ames • Robert Asher • •Rep. Ruth Balser • Edward Barshak • Ruth Budd • Sen. Harriette Chandler • Hon. David Cohen • Nadine Cohen • Sen. Cynthia Creem • Susan Davidoff • Prof. Rashi Fein (of blessed memory)  • Ellen Fisher • Prof. Franklin Fisher • Jamie Fleckner • David Friedman • Barbara Gaffin • Nicole Gann  • Fran Godine • Jerry Jacobs • • Ken Jaffe  • Linda Jason • Julie Johnson • Rep. Louis Kafka • Hon. Ruth Kaplan • Hon. Rudolph Kass • Rep. Jay Kaufman • Adam Kessel • Rep. Kay Khan • Jonathan Klein •Sen. Jason Lewis • Rep. David Linsky • Hon. Brooke Lipsitt • Dr. Alan Lobovits • Rep. Liz Mahlia • Rabbi Bernard Mehlman • Mark Michelson • Rep. Aaron Michlewitz • Alexandra Moses • Prof. Ruth Nemzoff • Andy Oram • Sanford Ostroy • Shirley Partoll • Sam Petuchowski • Charles Radin • Rick Reibstein • Nicole Roos • Sen. President, Stan Rosenberg • Hon. Michael Ross • Rep. Byron Rushing • Steve Samuel • Celia Segel  •  Phil Sego • Norma Shapiro • Emily Shield • Nancy Shilepsky • Marc Slotnick • Jeff Stone • Joel Suttenberg • Janet Taylor • Albert Wallis • Bernard Wax • Hon. Alice Wolf • Terry Yoffie • Rabbi Andrew Vogel • Councillor Josh Zakim • Alexandra Zaltman