Board of Directors

Hanna Schayer, Chair

Cindy Mark, Vice-Chair

Gord Garshowitz, Secretary

Greg Matusovsky, Treasurer

Carol Adler

Mel Enkin

Laura Herman (Shefter)

Geraldine Katz

Clareta Schoenberg

Andrea Zians

Heather McLean, Staff Representative

Christine Nusca, Staff Representative


Financial Assistance Committee
Food Security Committee
Finance Committee
Governance Committee
Strategic Planning Committee
Personnel Committee
Fundraising Events Committee
Advocacy Committee

Board Functions

  • Determine, set standards, monitor and implement policy.
  • Provide support services, evaluation and follow-up to professional staff.
  • Prepare for and attend meetings.
  • Interact with the Hamilton Jewish Federation¬†and other affiliated agencies.

The Hamilton Jewish Family Services Board of Directors is accountable to the Hamilton Jewish Federation and the local Jewish community. Board members must possess a thorough understanding of the agency and its functions.