Board of Directors

JSSA's Board steers us towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, legal governance, and financial management policies.

The Board helps ensure JSSA has adequate resources to advance our mission.

JSSA’s Board also provides a vital source of tangible assistance to JSSA through members’ financial contributions, fundraising, and Ambassadorship to the Greater Washington region.

Learn more about JSSA’s Ambassador’s Council.

Executive Committee

President: Ruth Z. Ruskin
Vice President: Robin Thomashauer
Secretary: Grant Ottenstein
Treasurer: Michael Mael


Board of Directors

Rhonda Brandes Jean Moise
Patti Goldman Esther Newman
Scott Green Marcia Nusgart
Jonathan Harris Grant Ottenstein*
Roberta Hochberg Susan Plotnick
Sarah Kaplan Ruth Ruskin*
Rebecca Murow Klein Patricia Silver
Harold Krauthamer Joel Stillman
Jeffrey Krauthamer z”l Erica Strudler
Mitchell Lahr Robin Thomashauer*
Capt. Solomon Levy
Suzy Levy
Althea Lloyd-White
Michael Mael*


* Executive Committee Member