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.


Tina Apfeld Rosenthal, President

Robert Fainer, Vice President

Brian Gelfand, Secretary

Shari Haimovitz, Treasurer

Rick Rubin, Immediate Past President



Aaron Ben Shabat

David Cape

Ariel Dayan Medalsy

Naomi Faraj

Jonathan Goodman

Jeffrey Kadanoff

Scott Rozansky

Carl Schlesinger

Lonn Shulkin

Ziki Zaffir


Jeff Bicher, Interim CEO and Chief Development and Organizational Culture Officer
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Keren Ludvig, M.Ed, Chief Programming and Community Engagement Officer
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Roberta Ross, CPA, CA, Chief Financial and Administration Officer
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