Meet Our Team

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)

Norman Childs

Elizabeth Chow, M.D.

Gary Cozen

Karen Wolk Feinstein, Ph.D.

Jack Friedman

Daphne 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

Michael Lowenstein

Pearl Moore

Lloyd Myers

Elliott Oshry

Mitchell Pakler, Immediate Past Chair

Lou Plung

Charles Porter

Barry Roth

Janice Faller Schermer

Joanne Ross Simon

Howard Sniderman

Andrew Stewart, Chair

Alec J. Stone

E.J. Strassburger

Judith Tobe

Amy Weiss

Katie Whitlatch

Deborah Winn-Horvitz, JAA President & CEO


Members emeritus

Bill Brandeis

Enid Miller


Senior Executives

Deborah Winn-Horvitz


Deborah Winn-Horvitz, MS, President & Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Jen McCay, Executive Assistant to the CEO 

412-521-1094 |




Mary Anne Foley


Mary Anne Foley, RN, MSN, Chief Operating Officer
412-422-5700 x 1375 |





Jay Sukernek


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






Amy Dukes, CAEd, CADDCT, Senior Director of Memory Care Operations
412-521-8295 |

Rick Franks, Security Manager       412-521-1976 |

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

Tinsy Labrie, MS, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
412-586-3290 |

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

Nicole Morgan, Director of Social Services
412-521-4191 |

Larry Rubin, Development Consultant |

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

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

Linda Simmeth, PHR, HRCI, Senior Director of Human Resources
412-521-6021 |

Trent Wilburn, Director of Business Development
412-889-1678 |

Residential Services

AHAVA Memory Care Residence

Kelie Schneider, Executive Director         412-422-9454 |

Harry &  Jeanette Weinberg Terrace

Abby Miles, Interim Executive Director

Liz Checkle, Business Office Manager
412-420-3342 |

The Residence at Weinberg Village

Pearl Averbach, MSW, LCSW, PCHA, Executive Director 
412-521-8988 |

Karen Hinkes, CTRS, Director, Anathan Club Day and Nighttime Memory Services 
412-422-9454 |

Home and Community Services

Tracy Barto, RN, Director of Professional Services, JAA Home Health            412-586-3249 |  

Fraida Estrin, Coordinator, Mollie’s Meals
412-421-7616 |

Anne-Marie Hanzes, Caregiver Connect Manager        412-592-9300  |

Stacey Tabanli, RN, Director of Professional Services, Sivitz Hospice & Palliative Care
412-422-5700 |