our management team

Talyah Breslin

Talyah Breslin

Chief Executive Officer 

The Board of Directors of Jewish Family and Child Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Talyah Breslin as our new Chief Executive Officer as of March 31, 2021.


Pamela James

Director of Service

Nikki Mann, PhD

Director, Research & Evaluation

Zachy Lahav

Director, Finance & Corporate Services

Heather Shimkovitz

Director, Child Welfare

Hannah Wasserman

Director, Development & Communications

Rabbi Ronald Weiss

Director, Chaplaincy Services


Cilla Archa

Manager, Resources & Children in Care

Noa Ashkenazi

Manager, Family Services, Poverty Reduction

Janeth Cedeno

Manager, Accounting

Rabbi Mordechai Chemel

Manager, Chaplaincy

Robyn Cohen

Manager, Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre

Jodi Feldman

Manager, Communications & Marketing

Sofia Grinshpun

Financial Controller

Brenda Gurvey

Manager, Development

Jeannette Kelly

Manager, Child Protection

Lisa Kronenberg

Manager, Hospice & Holocaust Services

Enoch Landau

Manager, Quality Assurance and Outcomes Measurements

Ilana Masas 

Manager, Human Resources

Jeff Mintz

Manager, Family Services

Yaw Owusu, PhD

Manager, Compliance and Privacy

Jody Sadinsky

Manager, Child Protection

Lesley Sandler 

Manager, Intake & Counselling

Janice Shaw

Manager, Family Services

Amy Sieger

Manager, Information Systems

Michael Tross

Manager, Family Services

Michael Waxman

Manager, Family Services

Yossi Zaidfeld

Associate Manager, IT Operations