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Jewish Community Alliance Staff

The Jewish Community Alliance is more than just offices and a building. It is also people – volunteers and staff – all dedicated to the traditions of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and gmilut chasadim (acts of loving kindness).

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Executive Director:
Molly Curren Rowles
mrowles(at)mainejewish.org

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Finance Director:
Bonnie Ryan
bryan(at)mainejewish.org

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Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services Director:
Karli Efron
kefron(at)mainejewish.org

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Welcoming Receptionist – Afternoon and Evening:
Mahmood Omar
momar(at)mainejewish.org

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Center Day Camp Director:  
Chris Thurston
cdc(at)mainejewish.org

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Facilities Director:
Paul Tetzlaff
ptetzlaff(at)mainejewish.org

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Program & Membership Coordinator:
Hannah Lilly
programs(at)mainejewish.org

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PJ Library Program Coordinator:
Andrea Krasker Gavin
akraskergavin(at)mainejewish.org

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Programming Director:
Deena Schoenfeld
​dschoenfeld(at)mainejewish.org

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Director of Development:
Ashley DiPietro
adipietro(at)mainejewish.org

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Welcoming Receptionist:
Sara Richardson
jca(at)mainejewish.org

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Marketing & Social Media Director:
Trevor Geiger
tgeiger(at)mainejewish.org

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Welcoming Receptionist – Evening and Weekend:
Rosemary Kuun  
jca(at)mainejewish.org

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Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services Volunteer Coordinator:
Rebecca Dunham  
volunteercoordinator(at)mainejewish.org

Goldman Family Preschool

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Early Childhood Education Director:
Mary Lilly
mlilly(at)mainejewish.org

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Early Childhood Education Assistant Director:
Janel Goodman
jgoodman(at)mainejewish.org

Infant Room Teachers 
Lauren Bull
Heidi Grant
April Humphrey
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One Year Old Room Teachers 
Megan Tetrault
Lauren Kropp
Exa Steinbreder
email

Two year old room
Abigail Lucy
Meghan O'Brien
Kristina Williams
email

Nursery Room Teachers
Theresa Yudaken
Kristen Smith
Allison Owens
email

Pre-K Room Teachers
Trevor Lilly
Ariel Fuller
Jenny Beers
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Classroom Float Teacher
Taylor Hills
Olivia Neff-Jandrasko
Lauren Locke

Afterschool

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Afterschool Director:
Trevor Lilly
tlilly(at)mainejewish.org

Afterschool Assistant Director:
Clare Flore

Jenny Beers

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