Meet Our Team – Old

Jewish Federation Staff

The success of the Jewish Federation depends largely on our leadership team of professionals and volunteers. This group works to meet the needs of our community by providing the resources and raising support as needed.

Jade Stoltz

Executive Director

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Dr. Jade Stoltz has helped numerous charities transform to high-performing organizations based on her experience, skill set and passion. Jade is an effective leader, collaborator and strategist with an engaging style and outcome-driven approach. She has led campaigns at several Jewish Federations and also worked for the ADL on Long Island. A committed Jewish communal professional and supporter of Israel, Jade is delighted to work with the leadership and community of Western CT.

Roseann Hamilton

Accounting Manager

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Cathy Conti

Event and Program Manager

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Eliana Cruz

Development Associate & PJ Library Coordinator

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PJ Library

Southbury Area and Surrounding Towns & Greater Danbury/Ridgefield Area

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Covering PJ Library in Southbury Area and Surrounding Towns & Greater Danbury/Ridgefield Area

Board of Trustees

Lisa Buccino


Roy Walzer
Vice President

Pauline Zimmerman
2nd Vice President

Marian Dar

Rudolf Zeidler

Eric Albert
Rachel Albert
Josh Grey
Jesse A. Langer
Matt Magida

Past Presidents

Jane Z. Mahler
Lisa Miller
David Hill
Bob Tendler
Alan Waitze
Jodi Wasserstein
Eric Albert
Linda Herrmann

Daniel Goodman
Michael Blumenthal*
Nancy Becker
Alan Stein
Gary Broder
Jerome Sugar
Frances Weinstein*
Gloria Bogen*

Donald Liebeskind
Morton Tarr*
Burton Albert
Beryl Weinstein*
Eugene Kaplan*
Morris Coshak*
Perry Sloan*

*Of Blessed Memory