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The Schechter Board of Directors is charged with establishing and fulfilling the mission of the school.

Directors are responsible for short- and long-term planning, creating policies, and managing financials.

Board members share a passion for Judaism, and for ensuring that the next generation are prepared with a strong academic foundation and deep understanding of, and connection to their Jewish heritage. We thank them for their time, experience, vision, and resources.

Executive Committee

Dr. Lena Kushnir

(SSDS ’88)
Head of School

Ben Fisher

Board President

Zhanna Plotkin


Ari Studnitzer

(SSDS ’91)
Vice President, Finance

Sarina Gerson

Vice President, Development

Rebecca Schechter

Vice President, Development

Sheri Greenbaum

Vice President, Governance

Gil Soffer 

(SSDS ’78)
Vice President, Head Support and Evaluation

Medwin Dayan

Immediate Past President


Rabbi Nate Crane

Zach Fertig

(SSDS ’04)

Gary Kirshenbaum

Andrea Leshem

(SSDS ’82)

Sherry Levin

Jonathan Pearl

Andy Saffir

Ann Schneiderman

(SSDS ’95)

Melissa Spellman

(SSDS ’79)

Kyle Stone


Mark Swislow

Lynn Wiznitzer

Tina Wolf

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