Staff & Board Directory

Staff Directory


Erik Kopelman Chief Financial Officer 561-736-7521
Anne Coquillon Accounts Payable Specialist  561-740-9000 Ext. 4232

Adult Programming

Christina van Leeuwen  Bridge Director  561-712-5276

Arts & Culture

Raven Disalvo-Hess  Arts & Culture Manager  561-509-0117


Sofia Melo  Aquatics & JSwim Team Director  561-712-5274
Daniela Blosch  Aquatics & JSwim Team Assistant Director  561-712-5206

Children & Family Programming

Rachel Fox  Program Director  561-712-5279
Summer Sweetall Children’s Coordinator & Assistant Camp Director  561-712-5214
Neysha Figueroa  Children Dept Administrative Assistant  561-712-5227


Ilana Fisch Director of Development 561-712-5208

Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)

Brooke Pertnoy Early Childhood Director  561-712-5252
Jessica Friedman Early Childhood Assistant Director 561-712-5252

Executive Staff

Jesse Rosen  Chief Executive Officer & President 
Samantha Klein Managing Director
Gwilda Baltin  Executive Assistant  561-712-5216

Health and Wellness Programming

Paulina Hartman Director of Group Fitness 561-712-5230

Human Resources

Stacey Talve Director of Human Resources  561-736-7536


Morgan Goldberg  Marketing Manager 561-712-5262

Membership & Operations

Ashley SimmonsMembership & Special Events Coordinator  561-712-5225

Special Needs

Johnathan Kabot Director of Special Needs  561-712-5226

Board Directory

Board of Directors

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

Board of Advisors

Andrew Alminana
Donald M. Ephraim
Harvey Hafetz
Gary Hubschman z”l
Tony Lampert
Richard Melchner
Barbara Mines
Leslie Santelli
Susan Shulman Pertnoy, Chair

Honorary Members

David Blacher z”l
Lawrence Beyer
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 2020/2021 school year. We offer part-time and full-time options 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! There are programs for all ages and ability levels including Sunday Fundays at the J, our Special Needs Adolescent Program, vacation camps, sports classes and more!

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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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