Women of Vision Event

Professionals and Leadership

Dr. Steven Fleischman | Board Chair

Lisa Stanger | Executive Director

Lisa Stanger, Executive Director of the Jewish Foundation, has extensive experience working with donors and professional advisors concerning charitable planning  as well as giving opportunities.  Her expertise also includes not-for-profit law and the rules and regulations related to endowments. In this capacity, Lisa works with local organizations and synagogues concerning their endowments and planned gifts.  She is a graduate of Barnard College and is an attorney with a Masters of Law (in Taxation).  Prior to joining the Jewish Foundation, Lisa was a trust and estates lawyer in New York and in Connecticut.  Lisa is statewide co-chair of Leave a Legacy Connecticut.

Beth Kupcho | Foundation & Scholarship Manager

Stephanie Licsak | Controller

Tiberius Halai | Grants and Gifts Manager



Board of Trustees

Dr. Steven Fleischman, Chair

Norman Alderman
Dr. David Astrachan
Stephen August, Investment Chair
Harvey Bixon
Ed Cantor
Marty Cobern
Nancy Cohen
Dr. Barry Feldman  
Barry Fischman, Treasurer
Dr. Suzanne Frisch
Gary Ginsberg, Esq.
Eric Green, Esq., Governance Chair
Cindy Leffell
Joan Glazer Margolis, Esq.
Dr. Jeffrey Orell
Eric Ravid
Dr. Alan Reznik 
Larry Shanbrom
Douglas Skalka, Esq.
Dr. Craig Sklar, vice-Chair
Dr. Kal Watsky

Dr. Jeffrey Hoos, Jewish Federation President

Ex Officio
Dr. Norman Ravski, Jewish Federation Chair
Rabbi Jon-Jay Tilsen, Board of Rabbis Appointee

Ex Officio-Past Chairs
Stephen Glick
Betsy S. Hoos, LOJE Chair
Dr. Jeffrey Hoos
Dr. John Levy
Stephen Saltzman,  Esq., Development Chair
Mark Sklarz, Esq.
David Trachten