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

Sarah Dauer

Kolture Editor

Talia Boninger

Digital Marketing Specialist

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
  • Stephanie Kessler
  • Diane Knopf
  • 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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