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.


Robert Fainer, Chair of the Board

Shari Haimovitz, Chair of the Executive Committee and Vice-Chair of the Board

Lonn Shulkin, Chair of Governance

Corey Geenen, Chair of Budget and Finance

Tina Apfeld Rosenthal, Immediate Past Chair of the Board

Jeff Bicher, Chief Executive Officer


Ariel Dayan-Medalsy

Carl Schlesinger

Corey Geenen

David Cape

Dayna Lapkowsky

Jeffrey Kadanoff

Jonathan Goodman

Katherine Adams

Lonn Shulkin

Michael Grodinsky

Naomi Faraj

Rob Fainer

Robert Ralph

Scott Rozansky

Shari Haimovitz

Sophie Abergel

Tina Apfeld-Rosenthal

Ziki Zaffir


Jeff Bicher, Chief Executive 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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Tara Kaufman, Chief Operating Officer
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Catherine Beaulieu, Office Manager
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