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Staff & Board

Tierra A. Dorsey
President
 

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Kayla Bettenhauser
Manager of Programs and New Initiatives

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Paula Dofat
Executive Director of Strategic Planning & Marketing

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Roberta Goldman
Special Program Advisor
 

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Peggy Craft
Executive Assistant to the President

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Angela Harrison
Senior Program Manager

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Board of Directors

Officers

  • Russ Causey
    Board Chair
  • David Rothschild
    Vice Chair
  • Tim Redmond
    Treasurer
  • Margot Heller
    Secretary
  • Jerry Focas
    Immediate Past Board Chair
  • Ira Wagner
    Past Board Chair
  • Larry Kamanitz
    Past Board Chair
  • Mary (Molly) Shock
    Past Board Chair
  • Mike Ward
    Past Board Chair
  • Jean Wyman
    Executive Committee Member

Board Members

  • Liz Block
  • Michael Davenport
  • David Fishman
  • Arnold Fruman
  • Kevin Fudge
  • Barbara Kornblatt
  • Ray McCree
  • Bruce Rosenberg
  • Leland Shelton
  • Susan Silberman
  • Ernestine Whiting

Board Leadership

  • Moses Rothschild
    1924-1927
  • Lillie Straus
    1927-1936
  • Laura Guttmacher
    1936-1938
  • Lillie Straus
    1939-1947
  • Julia Strauss
    1947-1948
  • Eleanor Levy
    1948-1951
  • Amalie Katz
    1951-1954
  • Clarence Barnett
    1954-1956
  • Phyllis Schreter
    1956-1958
  • Annette Lieberman
    1958-1960
  • Betty Davidson
    1960-1962
  • Lee Fink
    1962-1964
  • Jessica Friedman
    1964-1966
  • M. Richard Wyman
    1966-1968
  • Catharine Hecht
    1968-1970
  • Willard Hackerman
    1970-1972
  • Sandra Dalsheimer
    1972-1974
  • Margy Robbins
    1974-1976
  • William Kress
    1976-1977
  • Jill Myers
    1977-1979
  • Laurence Katz
    1979-1981
  • Leona Morris
    1981-1983
  • Cyrile Grant
    1983-1985
  • Irving Cohn
    1985-1987
  • Betty Hornstein
    1987-1989
  • Louis Glick
    1989-1991
  • James Rothschild
    1991-1993
  • Ann Libov
    1993-1995
  • Steven Himmelrich
    1995-1997
  • Manuele Wasserman, PhD
    1997-1999
  • Betty Waghelstein
    1999-2001
  • Henry Abrams
    2001-2003
  • Charles Klein
    2003-2005
  • Howard Sugarman
    2005-2007
  • Larry Kamanitz
    2007-2009
  • Molly Shock
    2009-2011
  • Michael Ward
    2011-2014
  • Ira Wagner
    2015-2017
  • Jerry Focas
    2018-2020
  • Jane Abraham
    Lifetime Board Member
  • Margie Warres
    Executive Director Emeritus