Jeremy Yamin: Circle of Excellence The Barry Shrage Leadership Award


Jeremy Yamin is Associate Vice President, Director of Security and Operations at CJP. He manages CJP’s Communal Security Initiative (CSI) which provides free security services to more than 200 institutions in the Greater Boston area. In 2020, CJP’s CSI offered nearly $1 million in physical security infrastructure grants to synagogues, Chabads, schools and preschools and provided guidance that helped institutions secure an additional $2.2 million in Department of Homeland Security and Commonwealth of Massachusetts security-related grants. From 1994 to 2016, Jeremy served as a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service (DSS). His titles included Diplomatic Attaché, and Assistant Special Agent in Charge, DSS, Boston. He supervised domestic and international criminal investigations and managed complex security programs to protect U.S. ambassadors and diplomats, as well as embassies, schools, and other facilities. A long time ago, Jeremy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and Latin American studies from Harvard University and a Master of Science in administration from Boston University, Metropolitan College. Jeremy and his life-partner, Alicia, have lived in Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Tanzania, and Uruguay and adopted many stray cats and dogs along the way. Someday soon they hope to send their two college-age sons back to college.