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Meet Our Board

A sixteen member Board of Trustees serves as the governing body of the Jewish Community Foundation. The Trustees oversee operations, set policies and make final decisions on all grant awards. They have a deep, personal commitment to the Greater Hartford Jewish community. They lead JCF through their expertise, knowledge of our community, and passionate belief in the power of philanthropy to change lives. View a list of Trustees' responsibilities here.

Board Members: Access the Trustee Portal Here



Leigh A. Newman, Chair
Partner - Day Pitney, LLP



Gayle W. Temkin, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer




Merrill Mandell, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer




Gerald B. Goldberg, Secretary
CEO & Co-Founder - GYL Financial Synergies, LLC




Randall H. Weinstock, Treasurer
CFO, National Accounts - United Healthcare





Jessica L. Fish

Community Volunteer






Joshua Gottfried
Co-Founder and Principal of Gottfried & Somberg Wealth Management, LLC, 




    Elysa Graber-Lipperman,
Attorney  
     

Walter L. Harrison
President Emeritus - University of Hartford




Steven F. Piaker
Managing Director and Co-Head - Napier Park Financial Partners




David M. Roth
Senior Managing Director - SouthOcean Capital Partners, LLC

 





Cyral A. Sheldon
Program Director, Teen Leadership and Philanthropy Institute/JTConnect
Community Volunteer




Julie R. Spivak

Owner - Equity Management Corporation







Sidney Ulreich
Radiologist, New Britain Radiological Assocaties, PC





Robert K. Yass
Vice President and Associate General Counsel - The Hartford, Retired






Carolyn Gitlin, Ex Officio 
Chair - Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

  • Thomas M. Divine
  • Philip D. Feltman*
  • Hinda N. Fisher*
  • Blanche S. Goldenberg
  • Robert B. Goldfarb
  • Michael Suisman*
  *Of blessed memory
  • Eleanor N. Caplan
  • Jerome E. Caplan*
  • I. Martin Fierberg*
  • Brian Fierston
  • David H. Fierston
  • Bruce A. Fischman
  • Stanley D. Fisher*
  • Lisa Fishman
  • Evelyn S. Gilman*
  • William H. Goldfarb
  • Arnold C. Greenberg
  • Morton Handel
  • Joseph D. Hurwitz*
  • Jill Hutensky
  • Bernard Kaplan*
  • Steven C. Kleinman
  • Bernhard L. Kohn*
  • Simon Konover*
  • Georgette Koopman*
  • Richard Koopman
  • Michele G. Kostin
  • Katharine I. Lavitt*
  • Hartzel Z. Lebed*
  • Sheri Lublin
  • Joyce D. Mandell
  • Alan M. Mendelson
  • David R. Miller
  • Hyman L. Moore*
  • Harold Moskowitz
  • Louis Nassau*
  • Daniel M. Neiditz
  • Moses Neiditz*
  • Hon. Jon O. Newman  
  • Abraham A. Ribicoff*
  • Emma Robington*
  • A. Mark Rosen
  • Gideon Rutenberg
  • Abraham I. Savin*
  • Peter M. Savin*
  • Andrew M. Schatz
  • Ralph M. Shulansky*
  • Howard J. Siegal* 
  • Donald Silpe 
  • Rabbi Harold Silver
  • Melvin A. Simon
  • Robert S. Siskin*
  • Edward A. Suisman*
  • Elliott D. Tertes
  • Melvin W. Title*
  • Leonard M. Troub*
  • Marjorie M. Walton*
  • Gail S. Weinstein
  • Robert K. Yass
  • Henry M. Zachs
  • Jessica P. Zachs
  • Judith M. Zachs
    *Of blessed memory

If you are a member of the Board of Trustees, please click the link below to access the private Trustee portal.

Board of Trustees Portal

Looking for the list of the Board of Trustees? Go to the first tab on this page, called "Current Trustees."

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