Meet our Jewish Federation & JFS Staff


Telephone: (805) 957-1115

Fax: (805) 957-9230



Cyndi Silverman, x109
Executive Director


Briana Sapp, x114
Chief Operating Officer

Jewish Federation


Itzik Ben-Sasson, x122
Executive Director, Camp Haverim


Gerry Gabowitz, x101
First Impression Specialist


George Levinthal, x111
Project Manager


Pam Rice, x120


Samantha Silverman, x112
Director of Lifelong Learning


Ruby Vargeson, x106
Director of JCC Programs and Community Outreach


Mike Witt, x103
Volunteer Services and Facilities Manager

Jewish Family Service


Rabbi Debi Lewis, x113
Community Rabbi


Carolyn Geiger, x117
Community Resources Specialist


Sophia Willis-Conger, AMFT, x116