Staff & Board Directory

Staff Directory


Bonnie Blatt
Accounting Manager
561-740-9000 Ext. 4234

Anne Coquillon
Staff Accountant
561-740-9000 Ext. 4232

Ron Pressler

Adult Programming

Christina van Leeuwen
Bridge Director

Arts & Culture

Aaron Kula
Arts & Culture Director

Raven Disalvo-Hess
Arts & Culture Manager

Ashley Simmons
Arts & Culture Manager


Sofia Melo
Aquatics & JSwim Team Director

Children & Family Programming

Rachel Fox
Program Director

Rivkah Krantz
Children and Camp Coordinator

Josh Lamberson
Sports Director

Summer Sweetall
Children’s Coordinator & Assistant Camp Director


Shari Mac Keen
Director of Development

Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)

Jessica Friedman
Early Childhood Assistant Director

Brooke Pertnoy
Early Childhood Director

Amanda Schroeder
Early Childhood Administrative Assistant

Executive Staff

Gwilda Baltin
Executive Assistant

Samantha Klein
Managing Director

Jesse Rosen
President & Chief Executive Officer

Facility Rental

Brooke Velarde
Welcome Desk Supervisor & Rentals Coordinator
561-712-5200 ext. 1000

Human Resources

Stacey Talve
Director of Human Resources


Morgan Goldberg
Marketing Manager

Elianys Sanchez
Digital Marketing Specialist

Special Needs

Johnathan Kabot
Director of Special Needs

Board Directory

Board of Directors

Ira Gerstein, Board Chair
Barry Berg, Immediate Past Chair
Sam Cohen, Secretary/Treasurer
Harold Danenberg, At Large
Barbara Friedman, At Large
Ilan Kaufer, At Large
Vivian Lieberman, At Large
Peter Liebman, At Large
Barri Litt, At Large
Arnold Maerov, At Large
Justin Paul, At Large
Elana Rickel, At Large
Susan Shulman Pertnoy, At Large
Vicki Wildstein, At Large

Board of Advisors

Susan Shulman Pertnoy, Chair
Andrew Alminana
Donald M. Ephraim
Harvey Hafetz
Tony Lampert
Barbara Mines
Leslie Santelli

Honorary Members

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

Barbara & Jack Kay Early Childhood Learning Center

Barbara & Jack Kay Early Childhood Learning Center

Registration is open for the 2021/2022 school year. We offer programs for infants through VPK. Our learning framework, community garden, ongoing parent communication, and integration of music, physical education, and Jewish celebration are just a few of the elements that separate us from other preschools. Come tour our facility and find out why we are considered a school of excellence.

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Arts & Culture Memberships

Arts & Culture Memberships

Enjoy dozens of events both virtual and in-person, reserved seating, early access, exclusive receptions and more with our literary and film society memberships on sale now. Plus new this year, enjoy access to a variety of cultural presentations and lectures from educational leaders and speakers when you support!

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The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

We believe that every child can succeed, every child can participate and every child can make friends! We offer programs for all ages and ability levels.

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Beyond the Bell

Beyond the Bell

Palm Beach County's premiere afterschool program has a limited number of spots left! With supervised homework, Judaic activities, swimming, sports, cooking, art, fitness, go-karts and more, your kids will be begging to stay after school!

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