BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board Members for Fiscal Year 2021-2022
Jill Jaclin, President
Jennifer Agran, FIrst Vice President
Jennifer is the owner of a boutique Executive Recruiting agency, Addition Management, for the last 25 years in the NYC greater area. She specializes in the placement of Accounting, Finance and HR Professionals. Jennifer has a BA from Penn State and an MBA from Baruch College.
Martin Lazarus, Vice President
Martin Lazarus has been an Examining Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for the last five years. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at Merrill Lynch, where he most recently served as Director of Product Management and Investment Manager Relations. Martin holds an MBA and BA from the University of Rochester. He and his wife, Harriet, have been residents of West Windsor for the past 30 years and members of Beth El Synagogue since 1998. They have two adult daughters, Rachel and Amy. In his spare time, Martin enjoys reading, cycling and traveling as well as spending time with his family and friends.
Max Orland, Vice President
Max Orland is the Funeral Director with Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel.
Scott Sussman, Vice President
Scott is driven by creating unique, personal and impactful experiences that bring out the best in everyone; by being “of service” he wants to make sure that each person feels comfortable and respected. He is a hospitality operations leader with 10 years’ experience in leading business development, optimizing financial results, and building teams.
When Scott is not working, he is passionate about giving back to the community that has given so much to him. He is currently Chair of the Marketing and PR Committee. Scott is also a founding member of the NextGen Giving Circle that has donated over $75,000 over the past three years to local charities.
Andrea Dedrick, Treasurer
Holli Elias, Secretary
Arlene Pedovitch, Immediate Past President
Arlene Pedovitch is a Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer with First Bank. Arlene has over 40 years of banking experience. Prior to working at First Bank, she worked at Capital One Bank as SVP & Market Manager, where she managed a team of Relationship Managers in the Middle Market Commercial Banking group.
Members at Large
Jordan Berman is the Founder/CEO of OFC (ofc.tv), a creative agency and video production studio. He previously held senior marketing roles at MTV, Showtime and AT&T. Jordan graduated from Cornell University and earned his MBA from NYU. He lives in Pennington, NJ with his wife (Elizabeth), 2 sons (Dean/16, Nate/14), dog (Kayla), and a rotation of goldfish thathave a penchant for premature expiration!
Jennifer Black has lived in the Princeton area since 2005. She works in corporate education at a global consulting company. Jen is a member of The Jewish Center in Princeton and has been active in a variety of roles at TJC, including serving on the Board as a Trustee, and chairing the Nominating Committee and the Religious School Committee. She has also served on and led several clergy Search and Review Committees and is currently chairing the Committee to welcome TJC’s new Senior Rabbi, Andi Merow. Jen has also been active in her neighborhood community and at several schools in the West Windsor Plainsboro school district. Jen and her husband Jeremy have three teenage daughters.
Ted Deutsch is CEO and Manager Partner of Taft Communications, a Lawrenceville-firm that has provides PR, branding and leadership communications support to companies, nonprofits and education institutions. He has 25 years of experience in corporate communications and public affairs, working at Taft with clients like Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AstraZeneca and ReThink Energy NJ. Before Taft, he was vice president of communications & public affairs for both Sandoz Inc. and Avis Budget Group. Ted has been responsible for media relations, product launches, crisis management and internal communications campaigns. He and his wife Jess (a social worker by training who works at Princeton University) are members of The Jewish Center and have two children, Alex and Maddie.
Micah Kahn Feiring
Micah Feiring is a Principal at Princevest, a real estate investment firm specializing in retail, office and multifamily development. Prior to his engagement with Princevest, Micah worked as a portfolio manager for Heidenberg Properties where he was responsible for developing, leasing, and adding value to 4,000,000 square feet of retail property throughout the northeast.
Before entering the real estate industry, Micah worked as a data analyst and was one of the first fifteen employees at PrivCo, a tech company focused on sourcing data from private companies to partners such as Microsoft, Deloitte, American Express and other Fortune 500s. Micah also acted as an executive producer for RFD TV, a national network broadcasting to 50+ million homes.
Dara currently works as an IEP Administrator at The Newgrange School with her professional background primarily in the education field. Dara is an active Board member serving on the Public Relations & Marketing Committee helping develop creative ideas to spread the word about JFCS in the community.
She resides in Newtown, PA with her family.
For the past 4 years, Andrea Genek has been the kindergarten teacher at Abrams Hebrew Academy. She volunteers at Beth El Synagogue as the Chair of Social Action and is a member of the Education and programming committees. Andrea also serves as a board member for Hadassah.
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David Grueneberg is the principal of David Grueneberg Consulting, LLC, a media/marketing consultancy located in Princeton Junction, NJ. He is a graduate of the State University of NY at Albany. He lives with his family in Princeton Junction.
Emily is a Special Education Instructional Assistant at Community Middle School in West Windsor, NJ.
She has served on the Board for several years, lending her experience and insights to the Program Committee, Resource Development and Special Events. She is serving as one of the Co-Chairs of the inaugural JFCS Wheels for Meals bike ride fundraiser in October 2021.
Joe and his wife Risa are the proud parents of three children, Lara, Cayla and Daniel. Joe has been actively involved with JFCS for many years and particularly enjoys chaperoning his children’s JCYF trips to New York City. Joe also serves on the United Way, Strike Out Hunger Committee and supported the Mercer Street Friends efforts to combat hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe is a member of Beth El Synagogue, where he previously served on the Board of Directors. Joe has been an active member of the Rutgers University alumni community for two decades. He served on the board of directors and was Chair of the The Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA); he served on the Board and was President of the Rutgers Touchdown Club; and is the Chair of the Development Board for the Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. For his efforts, in 2009, he was honored by the RUAA with the Block R Award, and he was named a Rutgers Alumni Association Loyal Son of Rutgers in 2013. Lemkin is a shareholder at Stark & Stark and a member of its Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.
Neal is CEO of Health Capital Group and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Columbia where he teaches about health economics. He was formerly Pfizer’s Chief Economist. He lives in Lawrenceville with his amazing wife Carli and their teenagers Hayden and Ben.
Michael P. Morrow is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP, where he is a member of the Real Estate, Banking & Financial Services, Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Corporate Law, Hospitality and Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy practice groups.
Mr. Morrow is admitted to practice law in New Jersey (2008), New York (2010) and in all the state courts for New Jersey and New York, the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Southern District of New York. He earned his J.D. from New York Law School and his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Dickinson College.
Rachel is an attorney with Troutman Pepper. She concentrates her practice on real estate matters with an emphasis on commercial and retail leasing and the acquisition and disposition of commercial and residential properties.
Rachel is also involved with Kehilat Shalom and active with the PTA of her childrens’ schools.
Lynn Zabner Polin
Lynn Zabner lives in Plainsboro with her husband Stephen and their daughter Jessica a rising junior at Smith College. Lynn and Stephen moved to Plainsboro in 1999 from Westchester Country New York to be closer to Stephen’s family. Lynn has been working in the financial services industry for over 30 years and is currently a Vice President at Envestnet which provides wealth management technology and products to financial advisors and institutions.
Sharon Siegel Voelzke
Sharon Siegel Voelzke is a global business leader and advisor with over 30+ years of experience in the specialty consulting arena. Sharon’s multi-functional management expertise is predicated on a rare combination of skills including profit optimization, resource optimization, risk management, business growth, alignment and transformation and executive/Board level reporting. Sharon has focused her career on developing business, managing complex client engagements, integrating small to large businesses, hiring and coaching senior professionals and developing business performance and communication strategies. Sharon has held various segment and practice leadership, as well as, executive leadership roles throughout her career. She has also led numerous training sessions and conferences on Diversity & Inclusion, with a focus on developing women in leadership and business.
Rich Wold was born in Queens, NY and grew up in Marlboro, NJ. He has lived in West Windsor for over 25 years with his wife, Patti, who serves on JCC Camp Board, and three children – Matthew (25), Abby (22) and Allison (20).
Rich is a CPA who worked in the early part of his career in public accounting. He has since been on the private side within the home furnishing industry, currently, working with Richloom Fabrics.
He is a Met, Jet, Knick fan and a long suffering Scarlet Knight fan. Rich enjoys playing golf – but very poorly. He also enjoys traveling and especially love hiking in national parks.