JArts Staff & Leadership

Meet Our Staff

Laura Conrad Mandel

Executive Director

Jim Ball

PR Manager

Jaime Brody

Collaborations Director

Rachael Farber

Managing Director of Operations

Efrat Zinnar-Shavit

Director of Marketing

Talia Boninger

Digital Marketing Specialist

Sarah Dauer

Kolture Editor

David Universe

Digital Systems Specialist

Leadership & Advisors

Board of Directors

  • Chris Wyett, Chair
  • Caron Tabb, Vice Chair
  • Lara Freishtat, Clerk
  • Kevin Steinberg, Treasurer
  • Jessica Alpert Silber
  • Howard Cohen, Past Chair
  • Ronald M. Druker, Past Chair
  • Kerry Epstein, Immediate Past Chair
  • Jeff Freedman
  • Harriet Goldin
  • Molly Goodman
  • Rosalind Gorin
  • Alison Hammer
  • Morris Housen
  • Alison Judd
  • Bonnie Margulies
  • Sam Mendoza Fraiman
  • Daniel Navisky
  • David Orlinoff
  • Lorre Polinger
  • Suzanne G. Priebatsch
  • Sari Anne Rapkin
  • Alan Rottenberg
  • Carey Schwartz
  • Barry Shrage
  • Paula Sidman, Past Chair
  • Gerald Slavet, Past Chair
  • Barry Weisman

Founders

  • Joey Baron, Founding Artistic Director
  • Robert L. Beal, z”l
  • Julie & Ronald M. Druker
  • The Klarman Family Foundation
  • The Krupp Family Foundation
  • Myra Musicant & Howard Cohen
  • Michael B. Rukin Charitable Foundation
  • Sidman Family Foundation
  • Susan & Gerald Slavet
  • Millicent C. Starr Charitable Trust
  • Wolk Family & Cross Country Group

Emeritus

  • Michael Miller, Past Chair
  • Hankus Netsky

Artistic Advisors

JArts Artistic Advisors include our Ambassadors, Art Think Tank, Food Think Tank and TheatreWorks.

  • Jen Adelson
  • Yael Alkalay
  • Julie Altman
  • Linda Apple
  • Michelle Barmazel Steinberg
  • Ariel Basson Freiberg
  • Lizzie Bell
  • Joan Blair
  • Jeremy Brick
  • Noah Clickstein
  • Jessica Coughlin
  • Carol Daynard
  • Richard Daynard
  • Simona Di Nepi
  • Rabbi Dani Eskow
  • Jeff Gabel
  • Jesse Garlick
  • Elisha Gechter
  • Sam Gechter
  • Catharyn Gildesgame
  • Lenny Goldstein
  • Rachel Hammerman
  • Stuart Hecht
  • Sidney Hutter
  • Sari Korman
  • Dena Kowaloff
  • Cecilia Kremer
  • Liana Krupp
  • Tom Lerental
  • Dan Levenson
  • Lilia Levitina
  • Michael Leviton
  • Wendy Liebow
  • Joshua Luckens
  • Josh Mann
  • Audrey Markoff
  • Jen Mergel
  • Joshua Meyer
  • Annette Miller
  • Karen Miller
  • Shoshana Narva
  • Elizabeth Navisky
  • Tandee Newman
  • Dori Robinson
  • Ellen Rovner
  • Shirah Rubin
  • Sarah Rubenstein
  • Shelley Sackett
  • Beth Schenker
  • Nina Schneider
  • Avi Shemtov
  • Barbra Sher
  • Rebecca Smith
  • Tova Speter
  • Julie Starr
  • Allyson Steinmetz
  • Margalit Tepper
  • Barbara Wallace Grossman
  • Dani Weinstein

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