Introducing Our Senior Staff Team

Jewish Family & Child is comprised of more than 120 staff members, working out of our four locations. You are welcome to address any questions or concerns to our Senior Staff Team and we are pleased to introduce them to you now:


Richard L. Cummings, Ph.D. | Executive Director



Monica Auerbach | Director, Practice and Service

Talyah Breslin | Director, Client Service - Child Welfare

Zachy Lahav | Director, Finance & Corporate Services

Rabbi Ronald Weiss | Director, Chaplaincy Services

Hannah Wasserman | Director, Development and Communications

Wendy Wolfman | Director, Programs



Penny Appelton | Direct Service Manager

Robyn Cohen | Manager, Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre

Sheryl Ederman | Direct Service Manager

Sofia Grinshpun | Financial Controller

Janice Kaiman | Direct Service Manager

Michele Kerswill | Manager, Accounting

Eric Kirsh | Manager, Programs

Ilana Masas | Manager, Human Resources

Jo Michaels | Manager, Marketing & Communications

Jeff Mintz | Direct Service Manager

Lesley Sandler | Direct Service Manager - Intake

Amy Sieger | Manager, Information Systems

Heather Shimkovitz | Direct Service Manager - Child Welfare

Linda Yuval, Ph.D. | Manager, Research & Evaluation

Maria Zigouris | Direct Service Manager - Child Welfare