Some members of the Board of Directors.


The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s Board of Directors is a committed group of leaders whose guidance helps to steer the organization.


Cary Lakenbach
Chair of the Board

Laurie Mandell
Vice Chair, Development, General

Dana Keller
Vice Chair, Development, Women’s

David B. Rosenthal
Vice Chair, Planning and Allocations

Gary S. Starr
Vice Chair, Long-Range Planning

Ethan Goldman

Daniel Kaufman
Assistant Treasurer; Audit Committee Chair

Anne Martha Pitegoff
Assistant Treasurer; Chair, Finance and Administrative Committees

Ted Zablotsky

Henry M. Zachs
Assistant Secretary

Eric M. Zachs
Chair Emeritus

Designated Board Members

Leigh A. Newman
Jewish Community Foundation Chair

Tracy Taback
Young Adult Chair

Howard Sovronsky
President and Chief Executive Officer


Todd Berman
David Brandwein
Shari G. Cantor
Jessica Fish
David B. Gelles
Carolyn Gitlin
Rona Gollob
Jeffry Nestler
Alan Parker
Greg Patchen
Ann Baidack Pava
Richard Rubenstein
Cyral Sheldon
Lois Siegal
Robert K. Yass