Our Leadership



Rabbi Marc Baker

President and CEO

Cynthia R. Janower

Chair, Board of Directors

Darren M. Black

Chair, 2019 Annual Campaign

Marjorie W. Patkin

Chair, 2019 Annual Campaign

Lisa F. Wallack

Chair, 2019 Annual Campaign

CJP 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Cynthia R. Janower, Chair
Howard Rubin, Treasurer
Amy S. Berylson, Secretary

Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine
Aron Ain**
Harvey Beker
Darren Black**
Bradley M. Bloom*
Michael J. Bohnen*
Rachel Chafetz

Amanda Clayman
Marsha R. Cohen
Alan Crane
Diane J. Exter
Daniel Farb
David J. Fine
Catharyn B. Gildesgame**
Lawrence J. Goodman
Elizabeth Jick
Neal Karasic**
Judith A. Kaye

Amy B. Klein
Daniel A. Kraft
Steven D. Krichmar 
Emily Leventhal
Eitan Milgram
Michael J. Mufson
Charles L. Myers
Dale S. Okonow
Marjorie W. Patkin
Sari Anne Rapkin*
Dena Boronkay Rashes

Shepard M. Remis 
Aviva E. Sapers
Steven G. Segal
Edward Shapiro
Sharon Shapiro
Paula L. Sidman
Laurene M. Sperling
Seth Stier**
Adam L. Suttin 
Nancy Viner**
Neil A. Wallack

*Emeritus Director
**Incoming Board Member

By Invitation

The leaders below are invited to sit on the Board of Directors as non-voting members.

Michelle R. Black – Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
Judith T. Sydney – President, Women’s Philanthropy
Zachary Wainwright – Co-chair, Executive Committee on Young Adults
Lisa F. Wallack – Co-chair, Annual Campaign

CJP Senior Team

Rabbi Marc Baker   President and CEO
Judy Shapiro   Chief Operating Officer
David Strong   Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Elisa Deener-Agus   Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Amy Mitman   Vice President, Development
Julie Somers   Vice President, Marketing
Heidi Werther   Vice President, Human Resources