Staff & Board Directory

Staff Directory


Stephanie Pappas  Chief Financial Officer  561-736-7521
Roberta Morell  Accounts Payable Specialist   561-712-5212
Meg Friedlander  Accounting Supervisor  561-740-9000
Melinda Sidlower  Accounting Assistant  561-736- 7524
Cara Webster  Accounting Supervisor   561-736-4754

Adults Programming

J.R. Sanford  Bridge Program Director   561-712-5276
T.J. Singer  Duplicate Bridge Director   561-712-5276

Arts & Culture

Ellen Wedner  Festivals Director 561-259-3006
Mario Lopez Festivals Managing Director 561-736-7527
Cynthia Pellach  Festivals Coordinator 561-740-9000


Sofia Melo  Aquatics Director  561-712-5274

Building Services

Tony Parks  Building Services Manager   561-712-5200

Children & Family Programming

Rachel Fox  Program Director  561-712-5279
Neysha Figueroa  Children Dept Administrative Assistant  561-712-5227
Nicole Henao  Children's Coordinator  561-712-5237
Lissa Schwab  Family Programming & Camp Coordinator  561-712-5214
Patti Wallshein  Gymnastic Specialist  561-712-5200


Kate Lester  Director of Development  561-712-5208
Ericka Heligman  Development Coordinator 561-740-9000

Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)

Millika Chancey  ECLC Administrative Assistant   561-712-5252
Miryam Buchler ECLC Assistant Director 561-712-5240
Lital Dayan
  ECLC Curriculum/Jewish Education Coordinator   561-712-5252
Brooke Pertnoy  ECLC Operations Coordinator  561-712-5240

Executive Staff

Vicki Roitman  Chief Executive Officer  561-712-5280
Shawn McDougall  Senior Vice President  561-712-5236
Gwilda Baltin  Executive Assistant  561-712-5216

Health and Wellness Programming

Jan English  Fitness Manager  (561)712-5230

Human Resources

Jan Andio  Human Resources Director   561-736-7536 
Jodi Beyer Payroll Administrator / HR Coordinator 561-736-7535


Samantha Klein  VP, Marketing   561-736-4762
Morgan Goldberg  Graphic Designer   561-740-9000
Ericka Heligman  Marketing Coordinator   561-740-9000

Membership & Operations

Ashley SimmonsMembership & Special Events Coordinator 561-712-5225

Special Needs

Rachel Karpeles Director of Special Needs 561-712-5226

Sports & Recreation

Michael Rudnet  Director Sports and Recreation  561-712-5275

Board Directory

Executive Committee

Susan Shulman Pertnoy  Chair, Board of Directors
Geoff Stahl  Chair Elect
Harold Danenberg  Immediate Past Chair, Secretary
Brahm Levine  Treasurer
Michael Falk  Vice Chair
Peter Liebman  Vice Chair
Joel Yudenfreund Vice Chair

David Blacher  At Large
Donald M. Ephraim   At Large
Harris Rothstein  At Large

Board Members

Andrew Alminana
Jonathan Caplan
Thelma Florin
David Friedlander
Lauren Gross
Harvey Hafetz
Gary Hubschman
Ilan Kaufer
Arnold Maerov
Richard Melchner
Barbara Mines
Leslie Santelli
Allan Schlossberg
Jeffrey Silver
Steve Wasserman
Vicki Wildstein

Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik Rabbi Representative
Debbi Roshfeld  Federation Representative

Honorary Members

Lawrence Beyer
Helen Hoffman z”l
Jack Kay z”l
H. Irwin Levy
Bente S. Lyons
Paula Sidman
Nancy S. Sims

Perseverance Basketball League

Perseverance Basketball League

Perseverance Basketball strives to teach the game the right way by a unique instructional style, with an age appropriate curriculum. Our league has a particular set of "Perseverance in-game rules" that are used to encourage competitiveness, skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork and fun!

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The Mandel JCC offers the finest bridge program in Palm Beach County! The program features a variety of new classes, instructors, directors, workshops, including ongoing supervised play sessions three times a week and duplicate games held Monday - Friday. All levels welcome!

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Beyond the Bell

Beyond the Bell

Beyond the Bell is a high-quality extension to the school day for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Now offering pick up from Meyer Academy and bus transportation from Marsh Pointe, Timber Trace, Lighthouse, Beacon Cove Intermediate School and Franklin Academy.

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So Flo Soccer Camp

So Flo Soccer Camp

Campers will work on technical base training, tactical knowledge and application as well as speed and agility training and small sided games. We want every player to remain constantly engaged throughout the day.

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