CJP Superstars

Brenda Tobin and Marissa Wainwright

As the Co-chairs of CJP’s Dewey Stone Kadimah Leadership Development Program, Brenda Tobin (left) and Marissa Wainwright (right) are working to inspire and develop CJP’s next generation of Jewish leaders and philanthropists. This program helps emerging leaders step into positions of mean…

Sheryl Lappin-Levy

As Co-chair of the North Shore Planning Committee and a former Chair of the North Shore Development Committee, Sheryl serves as a dedicated leader in the community and diligently works to secure support for CJP. Sheryl was a recent Co-chair of the Jewish Teen Initiative & CJP Community Actio…

Laurie Gershkowitz

Laurie has dedicated her volunteer time, skills, and enthusiasm to Women’s Philanthropy (WP) and CJP for more than 25 years and has recently devoted countless hours to selling the WP cookbook, From Our Kitchens: Recipes and Stories from the Boston Jewish Community. She has leveraged her re…

Samantha Elfland

Samantha is a multi-talented leader who currently serves on the Next Gen Family Business working group, is a Vice President of Young Women’s Philanthropy, and is a Downtown Young Women’s Co-chair. After moving back to Boston in 2017, Samantha jumped right into CJP, raising her hand to be…

Ilonna J. Rimm

Ilonna is the Co-founder of the Healthcare Innovations Network (HIN), and has been a Co-chair since its inception 12 years ago. As a pediatric oncologist, Ilonna learned that developments in preventive medicine is a powerful way to “repair the world” and she wanted to start a CJP team fo…