Meet our Jewish Federation & JFS Staff


Telephone: (805) 957-1115

Fax: (805) 957-9230



Cyndi Silverman, x109
Executive Director

Jewish Federation


Itzik Ben-Sasson, x122
Director, Camp Haverim


Gerry Gabowitz, x101
First Impression Specialist


Anaïs Pellegrini, x111
Director of Philanthropy and Engagement


Pam Rice, x120


Briana Sapp, x114
Marketing & Communications Manager


Jared Stenz, x107
Associate Director of Philanthropy and Engagement


Ruby Vargeson, x112
Program Coordinator, Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center


Mike Witt, x103
Volunteer Services and Facilities Manager

Jewish Family Service


Ruth Steinberg, MAJC, LCSW, x123
Director, Jewish Family Service & Portraits of Survival and Up-standers Exhibits


Julie Gold, x104
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Associate


Susan Lambrose, x119
Clinical Services and Senior Programs Coordinator


Rabbi Debi Lewis, x113
Community Rabbi


Sherrie Mondello, x110
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Trainee


Amanda Rowan, x115
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)