Meet Our Team

JAA 2021 Board of Directors

The Jewish Association on Aging has a highly committed, dedicated staff and leadership team who share cultural values and a common passion for helping seniors live full, purposeful lives.

Board of Directors

Board Members and Officers (bold)

Gary Cozen

Glen Feinberg

Karen Wolk Feinstein, Ph.D.

Jack Friedman

Daphna Gans

Paula Garret

H. Arnold Gefsky, Esq.

Ted Goldberg

William Goldfarb

Steve Halpern, Assistant Secretary

John Katz, Secretary

Sue Berman Kress

Lynette Lederman, Vice Chair

Philip Lehman, Ph.D.

Michael Levin, Treasurer

Lloyd Myers

Elliott Oshry

Mitchell Pakler

Lou Plung, Chair

Charles Porter, Assistant Treasurer

Barry Roth

Janice Faller Schermer

Joanne Ross Simon

Howard Sniderman

Andrew Stewart,  Immediate Past Chair

Alec J. Stone

E.J. Strassburger

Hal Waldman

Amy Weiss

Deborah Winn-Horvitz, JAA President & CEO


Members emeritus

William Brandeis

Enid Miller

Pearl Moore

Judith Tobe


Senior Executives

Deborah Winn-Horvitz


Deborah Winn-Horvitz, MS, Chief Strategy Officer

Contact:  Mary Smitley, Administrative Assistant
412-521-8795   |




Mary Anne Foley


Mary Anne Foley, RN, MSN, President & Chief Executive Officer

Contact:  Mary Smitley, Administrative Assistant
412-521-8795   |





Jay Sukernek


Jay Sukernek, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
412-521-8654 | 





Alison Yazer, MSM


Alison Yazer, MSM, Chief Development Officer 
412-521-2476   |





Pearl Averbach,  LCSW, PCHA, Executive Director, Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Terrace
412-420-3341 |

Leah Berman-Kress, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
412-586-3290 |

Mary Blake, MA, ELR, Interim Director of Human Resources
412-521-1683 |

Andrea Cohen, Executive Director, AHAVA Memory Care Center of Excellence
412-521-8299  |

Nadine Kruman, MSW, LSW, Care Navigator
412-420-4000 x 2252 |

Jennifer McCay, Executive Director, The New Riverview Apartments
412-521-7876     |

Abby Miles, MHA, Manager of Business Analytics
412-586-3353 |

Nicole Morgan, PCHA, Executive Director, Residence at Weinberg Village
412-521-6024   |

Rabbi Dovid Small, Director of Pastoral Care
412-521-1685 |

Sharyn Rubin, MEd, Director of Resident & Community Services
412-521-1171 |

LeAnne Wait, Director of Business Development
814-720-2189 |

Trent Wilburn, Memory Care Operations, JAA       
412-889-1678 |