As the governing body that oversees our organization’s mission, strategy and goals, the Board is an integral part of the Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA. Each board member is dedicated to the sustainability and growth of the Y. They each provide key insight and actively participate in decision making that is aligned with the strategic direction and plan.


Rick Rubin, President

Tina Apfeld Rosenthal, Vice President

Robert Fainer, Secretary

Jeffrey Kadanoff, Treasurer

Alvin Fagen, Immediate Past President


Ariel Dayan Medalsy

Lisa Epstein-Lasry

Naomi Faraj

Brian Gelfand

William Jegher

Sheldon Krakower

Hélène Langburt

Hillel Rosen

Scott Rozansky

Carl Schlesinger

Lonn Shulkin

Stacey Stivaletti

Ziki Zaffir


Elyse Rosen, Executive Director
ext. 210

Nicole Abitan, CPA, CA, Director of Finance and Human Resources
ext. 229

Keren Besner, Director of Marketing and Branding Strategy
ext. 574

Andrea Engels, Director of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives (On Maternity Leave)
ext. 560

Laura Muzzo, Director of Fitness and Membership Services
ext. 211

Director of Youth and Family Engagement
ext. 215

Marni Schlomowitz, Director of the Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp (YCC)
ext. 262