Some members of the Board of Directors.
Photo: New Image Photography



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


Eric M. Zachs
Chair of the Board

Cary Lakenbach
First Vice Chair

Ann Baidack Pava
Vice Chair, Development, General

Carolyn Gitlin
Vice Chair, Development, Women’s

David Rosenthal
Vice Chair, Planning and Allocations

Gary 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

Robert K. Yass
Chair Emeritus

Designated Board Members

Leigh A. Newman
Jewish Community Foundation Chair

Tracy Taback
Young Adult Chair

Howard Sovronsky
President and Chief Executive Officer


Shari Cantor
Jessica Fish
David Gelles
Rona Gollob
Linda Levine
Laurie Mandell
Dr. Jeffry Nestler
Alan Parker
Greg Patchen
Alan P. Rosenberg
Richard Rubenstein
Judith Schlossberg
Jodi Schwartz
Cyral Sheldon
Lois Siegal