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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 Foundation 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




Theodore N. Kaplan, Vice Chair
President - Kaplan Insurance Group, LLC




Merrill Mandell, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer




Lee D. Pollock, Secretary
President - The Pollock Company




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





Gerald B. Goldberg

CEO & Co-Founder - GYL Financial Synergies, LLC





Walter L. Harrison
President Emeritus - University of Hartford




Jill J. Hutensky
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business and Community Engagement - Bank of America




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




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

 





Melvin A. Simon
Principal - Cohn, Birnbaum & Shea, P.C.




Julie R. Spivak

Owner - Equity Management Corporation






Gayle W. Temkin
Community Volunteer




Sidney Ulreich
Radiologist, New Britain Radiological Assocaties, PC





Robert K. Yass
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel - The Hartford






Cary Lakenbach
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*
  • Thomas M. Divine
  • I. Martin Fierberg*
  • Brian Fierston
  • David H. Fierston
  • Bruce A. Fischman
  • Stanley D. Fisher*
  • Lisa Fishman
  • Evelyn S. Gilman
  • Blanche S. Goldenberg 
  • William H. Goldfarb
  • Arnold C. Greenberg
  • Morton Handel
  • Joseph D. Hurwitz*
  • Bernard Kaplan*
  • Bernhard L. Kohn*
  • Simon Konover
  • Georgette Koopman*
  • Richard Koopman
  • Michele G. Kostin
  • Katharine I. Lavitt*
  • Hartzel Z. Lebed*
  • Sheri Lublin
  • Joyce D. Mandell
  • Alan 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
  • 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
  • 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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