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

Adult Programming

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

Arts & Culture

Ellen Wedner  Arts & Culture Artistic Director 561-259-3006
Robin Hoffenberg Arts & Culture Society Coordinator 561-712-5235
Mario Lopez Arts & Culture Managing Director 561-736-7527
Cynthia Pellach  Arts & Culture 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
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)

Miryam Buchler Director of Early Learning 561-712-5240
Millika Chancey
  ECLC Administrative Assistant   561-712-5252
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  
Samantha Klein Senior Vice President/ Marketing Director 561-736-4762
Gwilda Baltin  Executive Assistant  561-712-5216

Health and Wellness Programming

Paulina Hartman Group Fitness Director  (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

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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Holiday Boutique

Holiday Boutique

Save the date! Our annual holiday shopping boutique is coming back on Thursday, October 25 from 9:00am-6:00pm. Interested in being a vendor? Sign up today!

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Camp Shalom's No School Day

Camp Shalom's No School Day

When school is out, the Mandel JCC is in! Join us for a day of fun, filled with activities such as swimming, sports, gaga, arts and crafts and much more!

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