Who We Are

Board and Committees

Board and Committees

Board of Directors









David Sloan

1st Vice President*

Aton Teitelbaum

2nd Vice President*

Sharon Mazel


Aviva Lebson


Benny Berkowitz


Debra Panitch


Scott Reiter


Neil Rosenbaum






Aharon Boltax
Mandy Book*
Elan Burman
Naomi Carmel*
Menachem Ely
Diana Ely Epstein
Alana Riss Fine
Marissa Fuller
Paul Glashofer
Ellie Kagan*
Manette Mayberg
Ari Moskowitz*
Jason Salamon
Cheryl Troy


Ex-Officio Members of the Board




Chair, Education Committee*

Neil Siegel

Chair, Advancement*

Scott Reiter

Chair, Planned Giving and Endowment*

Manette Mayberg

Chair, External Relations*

Diana Epstein

Head of School*

Yossi Kastan

President, PTO Partnership

Shana Siesser

Chair, Development*

Reuven Zakheim



1st Immediate Past President*

Orlee Turitz

2nd Immediate Past President

Behnam Dayanim

3rd Immediate Past President

Daphna F. Raskas



President, Jewish Federation

Gary Berman

CEO, Jewish Federation

Gil Preuss


The Executive Committee consists of officers and those ex-officio members listed with an asterisk (*).

Development Committee

The Development Committee is charged with expanding the reach of the Annual, Capital and Endowment fundraising efforts of Berman. Serving on the development committee entails direct solicitation and outreach to new potential supporters. With the full support of the Berman staff and the chair, the committee will communicate mostly through email and phone in addition to periodic meetings. The committee will have regular solicitation training and access to all Berman marketing materials. Contact Reuven Zakheim, Development Chair or Hannah Olson, Marketing Diretor and Chief Donor Relations Officer.

Education Committee

  • Neil Siegel, Chair
  • Naomi Carmel, ViceChair
  • Liz Diament
  • Melanie Fleisher
  • Peninah Gershman
  • Marti Herskovitz
  • Ellie Kagan
  • Karin Tulchinsky
  • Tamar Zackheim
  • Lori Zimand

Education Committee Mission

The Education Committee serves as an advisory group to the Headmaster, Executive Committee and Board of Directors on educational issues and policy, and supports the broad educational goals and policies of the school.

The Committee, working in cooperation with the Head of School and the administration:

  • Acts as a sounding board for the Head of School with respect to new educational initiatives or policies he is considering
  • Identify, review and recommend educational progrmas and policies
  • Advises the Board of Directors on the budgetary implications of educational proposals and on the educatioinal implications of budetary proposals